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3 days ago
All these newfangled devices and no universal nomenclature.
The City Fix
3 days ago
Real estate and investment experts see more and more urban parking lots as attractive locations for redevelopment—usually for multi-family residential buildings.
The Investor
January 19, 2020, 7am PST
There have been wins. And there will be opportunities. All is not lost for the future of the planet.
Outside
January 13, 2020, 12pm PST
Guardian Cities is closing shop after six years as a valued resource on the planning and urbanism Internet.
Guardian Cities
Feature
January 12, 2020, 11am PST
The adaptive nature of cities is exemplified once again, by the self-organizing response of street networks after transformative changes.
Fanis Grammenos
January 6, 2020, 12pm PST
Cars and vehicle emissions are undoubtedly central to the climate change problem. The solution, however, might not be cleaner vehicles but rather a drastic change in our relationship to automobiles and driving.
The Guardian
January 3, 2020, 5am PST
A report by researchers from Stanford University says the cost of transitioning the world to entirely renewable energy production would pay for itself in seven years and add a net positive amount of jobs measured in the millions.
Yale Environment 360
January 2, 2020, 12pm PST
A literature review notes three big themes and challenges to emerge from a year's worth of intellectual investigation of civic engagement.
Data-Smart City Solutions
January 1, 2020, 9am PST
National Geographic shared a list of 15 of its best images captured during the 2010s.
National Geographic
December 31, 2019, 1pm PST
A first draft of the urban planning history of the 2010s.
Planetizen via YouTube
Feature
December 31, 2019, 11am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the best of the planning Internet gives a taste of the technological and editorial milieu of the urban planning Internet at the beginning of a new decade.
James Brasuell
December 29, 2019, 9am PST
Washington's largest diesel emissions polluter will transition its fleet to diesel-hybrids and then to battery-electric propulsion to comply with Gov. Inslee's emissions-reduction executive order which will also please the orcas in Puget Sound.
Greentech Media
Feature
December 27, 2019, 1pm PST
The most-read news, features, and blogs on Planetizen in 2019.
James Brasuell
December 24, 2019, 7am PST
As many as 1 million species are at risk of extinction if the world, including planning professionals and politicians, doesn't make big changes.
Vox
December 22, 2019, 11am PST
The Los Angeles municipal utility will convert a Utah coal power plant to run on natural gas in 2025. According to a proposal unveiled Dec. 10, the plant will incrementally be converted to run entirely on hydrogen, a zero-emission fuel, by 2045.
Utility Dive
December 21, 2019, 1pm PST
The world, including the United States, could be entering a new era of personal mobility.
The Verge
December 21, 2019, 5am PST
The consequences of car-centric planning are clear, a century after cars took over streets and lives across this country. According to this article, so to is a new way forward.
Citymetric
December 20, 2019, 2pm PST
The Eno Center for Transportation presents a 30-minute webinar, available on YouTube, to explore the cutting edge of Mobility-as-a-Service programs, with specific attention to regional programs.
Eno Center for Transportation via YouTube
December 17, 2019, 1pm PST
Almost 80% of oil extraction in the nation's sixth largest oil-producing state occurs in Kern County. Supervisors see the California governor's climate plan to reduce oil production as a threat to the county's economic well-being.
The Bakersfield Californian
December 16, 2019, 2pm PST
Winners of an annual award for innovation in planning curriculum were announced earlier this year, and applications for 2020's award will be open until February.
Land Lines