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Philip Rojc is a Contributing Editor at Planetizen. He writes about cities, nature, and human development.
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Recent Posts

5 days ago
This report estimates that U.S. cities could save half a trillion dollars by investing in "smart surface technologies." The study takes into account obvious factors like energy use and less intuitive ones like tourism revenues.
Next City
5 days ago
Plenty of sidewalks stand in need of improvement, and many aren't there at all. But they're also a symbol of the automobile's engineered dominance of our roads.
Curbed
6 days ago
According to one recent study, regional culture plays a major part in how healthily people eat. Supply may be less of a factor than demand.
The Washington Post
February 12, 2018, 10am PST
Richard Florida takes a look at a new report that traces the affordability crisis to cities' inability to densify their older, inner suburbs.
CityLab
February 10, 2018, 11am PST
The 'Coord' platform will give mobility companies a centralized place to access and use local data on parking, curb space, tolls, and the like.
Wired
February 10, 2018, 5am PST
The Internet of Things faces down crumbling infrastructure with an offering from AT&T designed to reduce the cost of manual inspections.
Smart Cities Dive
February 9, 2018, 2pm PST
For the next several months, nine sites will be the focus of efforts to design for resilience as sea levels rise. Proposals involve "threading nature back into an urbanized terrain."
San Francisco Chronicle
February 4, 2018, 5am PST
When the Eagles and the Patriots face off this weekend, they'll do it at Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium, a billion-dollar venue that "aspires to more than football."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 1, 2018, 1pm PST
On some busy blocks, Uber and Lyft drivers have nowhere safe to park. Neither do parcel delivery personnel. Shared use mobility zones could address the problem.
Eno Center for Transportation
January 31, 2018, 6am PST
Giving pedestrians a head start at crosswalks is a simple fix that could save lots of lives. New York City has already seen a significant reduction in fatalities and injuries.
CityLab