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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 New York City Department of Planning kicked off a rezoning process for the Manhattan neighborhood of SoHo earlier this month. Planning and development challenges abound.
Crain's New York Business
19 hours ago
The city of Covington is conducting public hearings to gather feedback on at the outset of an 18-month process of rewriting its zoning code.
City of Covington
21 hours ago
The public is providing feedback on the city of St. Paul's first-ever Pedestrian Plan.
Next City
23 hours ago
Big changes are in store for one of the busiest transit lines in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Advocate
Yesterday
The environmental assessment for the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project, released on February 15, 2019, promises to be controversial.
The Oregonian
Yesterday
Thousands of news residents and apartment units, along with almost a billion dollars of development investments, arrived in Downtown Minneapolis in 2017.
Star Tribune
Yesterday
A new approach to affordable housing attempts to overcome the traditional approaches of supply-side economics and government-funded investments and extractions.
City Observatory
2 days ago
A long term plan to add an additional bridge connection across the Chesapeake Bay is underway in Maryland.
WTOP
2 days ago
The city of Portland wants more local control when it comes to determining matters of historic preservation.
The Oregonian
2 days ago
Only from learning more about the choices and preferences of people who actually ride transit can transit agencies hope to better serve riders.
TransitCenter