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James is the managing editor of Planetizen.
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James Brasuell is a writer and editor, producing web and print content on the subjects of urbanism, architecture, and planning. James manages all editorial content and direction for Planetizen. 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 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 outdoor recreation industry grew faster in 2016 than the rest of the U.S. economy.
Earther
Yesterday
Using treated wastewater for snowmaking would have dual benefits for Big Sky, Montana.
Water Deeply
Yesterday
One of the nuggets included in the Regional Plan Association's Forth Plan, released in late 2017, is a proposal to create a national park out of the New Jersey Meadowlands.
Curbed New York
Yesterday
Bus advocates aren't going to like the sound of this.
Recode
2 days ago
The city of New Orleans wants to watch you party.
CityLab
2 days ago
Expect more cities and transit agencies around the country to wrestle with funding quandaries if the Trump Administration gets its way with existing capital investment grants.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 days ago
Advocates and politicians are mustering ideas and support for new tree ordinances that line up with the city's climate goals.
KUOW
2 days ago
Planning for a proposal to expand truck and vehicle capacity on the I-710 Freeway in Southern California has reached a critical juncture in the process.
Los Angeles Times
2 days ago
A critique of New Jersey's housing policies lends historical perspective before taking an unexpected rhetorical turn.
The Star-Ledger
2 days ago
Or even Netflix, for that matter.
Mobility Lab