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Philip Rojc is a Contributing Editor at Planetizen. He writes about cities, nature, and human development.
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October 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
Charles Wolfe calls attention to similarities between contemporary urbanism and yesterday's debunked utopias. The two may differ in substance, but both tend toward a certain level of dogma that isn't necessarily helpful on the ground.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
October 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
Students from Beverly Hills staged a high-visibility "walkout" to protest L.A. Metro's extension of the Purple Line subway past Beverly Hills High School.
The Los Angeles Times
October 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Code requirements for wind resistance vary substantially across Florida, with less stringent building requirements in areas of the Panhandle hit hard by Hurricane Michael.
The Miami Herald
October 14, 2018, 7am PDT
With a Dallas-Houston bullet train proposal proceeding apace, a complementary idea is now on the table: a multimodal transit hub linking Amtrak, transit, and even Hyperloop.
D Magazine
October 14, 2018, 5am PDT
The city has proposed tighter rules for new construction and a more active approach to securing existing tall structures from collapse.
Governing
October 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
Driven by foreign demand, a surge in West Texas oil production is having adverse effects on the local populace, and contributes to climate change at a crucial moment.
The Texas Tribune
October 13, 2018, 11am PDT
A sizable former AT&T campus in suburban Chicago will be redeveloped into mixed-use, despite "sluggish" local leasing activity and the potential closure of Sears' nearby headquarters.
The Chicago Tribune
October 13, 2018, 9am PDT
As San Diego plans a major airport redevelopment, County Supervisor Ron Roberts is advocating an aerial cableway concept to connect the airport to downtown.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 13, 2018, 7am PDT
Scaffolding and sidewalk sheds being a fixture of life in NYC, the city has decided to let artists do their thing with all that blank canvas.
ArtNet News
October 13, 2018, 5am PDT
A report suggests that the older a state is, the more likely it is that special interests have entrenched themselves, negatively impacting the public purse.
Governing