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James is the managing editor of Planetizen.
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James Brasuell is a writer and editor, producing web, print, and video content on the subjects of planning, urbanism, and mobility. James has managed all editorial content and direction for Planetizen since 2014. After a first career as a class five white water river guide in Trinity County in Northern California, James started his career in Los Angeles as a volunteer at a risk reduction center in Skid Row. Prior to joining Planetizen, James worked at the Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design, as an editor at Curbed LA, as editor of The Planning Report, and as a freelance contributor for The Architect’s Newspaper, the Urban Land Institute – Los Angeles Chapter, FORM, KCET, and the California Planning & Development Report.

Recent Posts

17 hours ago
The first round of projects to move forward under Toronto's Open Door affordable housing program will deliver 651 units spread across eight developments.
Toronto Star
23 hours ago
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is slowly but surely removing a significant number of bus stops from 98 routes in the system. Two routes are under review right now.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Yesterday
A growing number of cities around the world, and around the United States, have banned horse-drawn carriages out of concern for the health and welfare of the horses.
WHYY
Yesterday
Environmentalists worry that the latest action by the Trump administration on the environment will set a dangerous precedent that is difficult to overturn with a more conservative Supreme Court.
The New York Times
Yesterday
AAA Wisconsin is trying to raise awareness about traffic safety as fatalities skyrocket in Wisconsin, outpacing a problem mirrored nationally.
Wisconsin Public Radio
Yesterday
There's still technically some time left in the summer of 2019 to enjoy a dip, or a frolic, in a swimming hole.
The New York Times
Yesterday
it's been an historic year for rent control on the West Coast, as California joins Oregon as the first states to approve statewide rent control laws.
Los Angeles Times
Yesterday
After the challenges of a rainy season with persistent flooding last year, New Orleans is ensuring that the future of its development is more stormwater friendly than its past.
NOLA.com
2 days ago
The Bloede Dam was the most downstream of a series of three dams on the Patapsco River in the Patapsco Valley State Park in Maryland. Now all three dams have been removed, concluding with the Bloede Dam, and the river runs free.
American Rivers
2 days ago
Kanye had 45 days to submit plans for the unpermitted buildings built on his property in Calabasas, California. Instead, the rapper tore the buildings down.
TMZ