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Judy is a New York City planner and former Planetizen student intern and contributor.
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Judy Chang is a planner for the New York City Department of Transportation. Previously, she interned at Planetizen after graduating from UC Irvine in 2008, where she studied Psychology and Urban and Regional Planning. She continued contributing news stories to Planetizen while earning a Master's in Urban Planning from Columbia University GSAPP, which she obtained in 2012.

Recent Posts

February 11, 2012, 11am PST
In this video, host Richard Quest takes us underground to view the work firsthand, where two explosions occur daily right underneath dense city blocks.
CNN Business 360
February 9, 2012, 2pm PST
Silicon Valley real estate agents and residents are primed for the potential rush of "newly minted Facebook millionaires," now that the company is on its way to becoming publicly traded.
The New York Times
February 8, 2012, 7am PST
The first bicycle bus for schoolchildren, built by Dutch company Tolkamp Metaalspecials, of course.
Fast Co.Exist
February 7, 2012, 9am PST
President Obama's multi-billion dollar proposal to help homeowners involves providing them refinanced, government-backed loans. The plan is not without its doubters, however.
PBS NewsHour
February 7, 2012, 8am PST
This Architizer blog post features breathtaking photos from the WTC Progress Twitter account.
February 7, 2012, 7am PST
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson raises the issue that there are not enough minorities representing the communities that planners and designers strive to make better.
February 2, 2012, 6am PST
According to Alain de Botton, religion shouldn't get to claim the most beautiful buildings, so he proposes a temple for anything else "positive and good," right in the center of London.
Fast Company
January 31, 2012, 12pm PST
A lawsuit based on the Americans With Disabilities Act may leave Los Angeles responsible for over a billion dollars' worth of crumbling sidewalks.
Los Angeles Times
January 31, 2012, 6am PST
Even in New York City, it's a pain to try to "green" a building with insulation, overhangs, and other methods that violate zoning. Katharine Jose reports on the Zone Green Text Amendment, which addresses such impediments, and the team behind it.
Capital New York
January 30, 2012, 12pm PST
Is it justified to believe that a proposed SoHo business improvement district, widely embraced elsewhere in the city, would only attract more hordes of visitors and non-residents? Proponents say that residents are fear-mongering.
The New York Times