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Robert Bullard: “Equity Can’t Be Left Out” : Wilmington Waterfront Park, Los Angeles / AEC Cafe True sustainability is a three-legged stool, said Dr....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 22
Going Forward : In the past few years, the posting frequency here has been low as I finished my PhD at MIT and completed my first year as an assistant professor at Michigan....
The Goodspeed Update
Nov 22
Dredge Design : Jamaica Bay / Drudge Design Collaborative To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 21
NYC: Precinct Where Drivers Killed Seniors in Crosswalks Ramps Up Bike Tickets : Handing out traffic tickets that do nothing to improve safety? This will end well. Photo: Elie Z....
Streetsblog
Nov 21
The big issues : When you think about immigration, the gains from trade argument is fundamental and significant ("Trillion Dollar Bills Left on the Sidewalk")....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Nov 21
NYC: Friday Job Market : Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy?...
Streetsblog
Nov 21
3D Printing Can Empower Landscape Architects : 3D printer / Gigaom Landscape architects can bypass contractors and participate directly in the fabrication and manufacturing of all sorts of objects like benches or even pavers, if they are confident...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 21
Land for Vehicles or People? : Automobile-oriented planning requires that cities devote signifiant amounts of space to roads and parking—under many conditions each vehicle requires more land than is devoted to housing per capita....
Planetizen Interchange
Nov 21
NYC: More Arterial Carnage: Driver Seriously Injures Woman on Atlantic Avenue : A driver hit a woman as she crossed the street at Atlantic Avenue and Washington Avenue today.  A motorist seriously injured a pedestrian on Atlantic Avenue at Washington Avenue in Brooklyn this morni...
Streetsblog
Nov 21
Study in Calgary, Canada Hopes to Improve Future Waste Water Treatment : Lee Jackson, a professor in the University of Calgary’s department of biological sciences, is currently doing a project with his students concerning the treatment of waste wate...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 21
Friday Fun: Two genius bike-parking ideas give cyclists a care-free commute : One of the best ways for cities to promote cycling might have nothing to do with biking itself....
The City Fix
Nov 21
It’s Time for Obama to Tighten Rules on Gas Leaks : An array of environmental groups have endorsed ways the Obama administration can cost-effectively cut leaks of methane from gas and oil facilities....
Dot Earth
Nov 21
NYC: Reimagining Jay Street With Shared Space and Protected Bike Lanes : A two-way, center-running bikeway and a bus lane would be added to Jay Street south of Tillary Street under a concept suggested by Transportation Alternatives....
Streetsblog
Nov 21
Friday News Digest - Baby It's Cold Outside : TGIF AMIRIGHT?Chuck is on his way back from sunny Austin this morning, so I’ll be bringing you the FND....
Strong Towns
Nov 21
What Happened When a Hazardous Substance Train Derailed on a Puget Sound Beach : If you’ve ever wondered how an oil train derailment might go down on the shores of Puget Sound, it might look a bit like the winter night derailment in 2011 that spilled sodium hydroxide on a beach at...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 21
Weekend Reading 11/21/14 : Clark A new report from Frontier Group and TransitCenter makes a provocative (and almost certainly true) point: federal tax policy subsidizes traffic congestion....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 21
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Driver Kills Mohammad Naiem Uddin, 14, in Kensington; Charged With Leaving Scene (News) Shocker: Cuomo’s Raid of State Enviro Fund for TZB Financing Was Not Above Board (CapNY 1, 2; NYT) Uber Didn’t W...
Streetsblog
Nov 21
Skeptical about Streetcars? You’re a Racist! : Count on someone at the Washington Post to play the race card in the postmortems over the Arlington streetcar....
The Antiplanner
Nov 20
NYC: Trottenberg: DOT Will Make It Safer to Bike Across the Harlem River : DOT officials, including Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, center background, answer questions from Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, right, this afternoon....
Streetsblog
Nov 20
Shadow Transnationalism and Planning : The Chester Rapkin award goes to University of Oregon's Gerardo Sandoval for work on the impact of transnational communities and planning....
Planetizen Interchange
Nov 20
Just-in-Case Informatics : [Image: A screen grab from the homepage of Orbital Insight]....
Bldgblog
Nov 20
Just-in-Case Informatics : [Image: A screen grab from the homepage of Orbital Insight]....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 20
Art Arm : [Image: "Untitled #13," from "Scripted Movement Drawing Series 1" (2014) by Andrew Kudless]....
Bldgblog
Nov 20
Art Arm : [Image: "Untitled #13," from "Scripted Movement Drawing Series 1" (2014) by Andrew Kudless]....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 20
NYC: Will de Blasio’s Bike Lane Network Keep Pace With Citi Bike Expansion? : Will Mayor de Blasio fill huge gaps in the bike lane network, especially in western Queens and Manhattan above 59th Street, as Citi Bike expands? Map: Transportation Alternatives....
Streetsblog
Nov 20
A simple approach from Suwanee : Click for a larger image. My friend Joe Minicozzi and I are working with the city of Lafayette to develop a real-time financial analysis tool that will allow public officials -- as wel...
Strong Towns
Nov 20
Will the Elderly Run to the Suburbs? In Montreal, it Seems to be the Case : If we were to believe a study published by a Concordia University researcher, it would be necessary to redouble efforts in order to attract silver heads and other “boomers,”...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 20
Etch a Sketch : [Image: Laser-etched wood panel, design by Kris Davidson, etching by Clear Cut Creation]. This laser-etched wood panel designed by tattoo artist Kris Davidson is pretty awesome....
Bldgblog
Nov 20
Etch a Sketch : [Image: Laser-etched wood panel, design by Kris Davidson, etching by Clear Cut Creation]. This laser-etched wood panel designed by tattoo artist Kris Davidson is pretty awesome....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 20
NYC: Eyes on the Street: When Will Inwood Get Its Scarce Bike Lanes Back? : Seaman Avenue at Isham Street, looking north. New asphalt and markings, but no bike lanes....
Streetsblog
Nov 20
Making the Most of Puberty on the Scale of a Planet : Access to education and jobs can make the world's huge youth population an asset....
Dot Earth
Nov 20
China’s clean air challenge: The health impacts of transport emissions : Sustainable transport plays an important role in helping Chinese cities address their debilitating air pollution....
The City Fix
Nov 20
What Railway Workers Think about Oil Trains : If you’re following the debate about the development of large-scale crude oil-by-rail sites in Washington, you should be paying close attention to what labor unions are saying. Sightline has cataloged...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 20
NYC: Today’s Headlines : It’s Hard to Avoid This Fare Hike; the Capital Funding Question Is What Really Matters (WSJ, NY1) Republicans Have a Majority, But Jeff Klein May Still Remain Senate Co-Leader (CapTon) Gelinas: Cuomo...
Streetsblog
Nov 20
Podcast Show 196: Ben Hamilton-Baillie, Take 2 : Engineer and shared-space designer Ben Hamilton-Baillie returns to the podcast to talk about how to get started with building shared space, the chances of success in the United States and some memorie...
Strong Towns
Nov 20
The So-Called Cost of Free Employee Parking : A new report from two pro-transit groups, the Frontier Group and the Transit Center, argues that allowing employers to deduct parking costs from their income when calculating their profits (and, there...
The Antiplanner
Nov 19
NASA CO2 Animation Recalls 1859 Account of the Global Flow of this Gas : A new NASA visualization and an 1859 account by America's first oceanographer make the same point about carbon dioxide....
Dot Earth
Nov 19
NYC: Cuomo’s MTA Commission Declines to Endorse New Funding Source : If you were hoping the release of the MTA Reinvention Commission report would be the moment when Governor Andrew Cuomo comes to his senses and makes an aggressive push to fund the region’s transit sys...
Streetsblog
Nov 19
The Hero’s Journey: Pro tips from Star Wars : Variations on a basic, familiar story have been told over and over across centuries and cultures, knitting communities together through shared values and beliefs....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 19
Architecture Is for Everyone : At Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), Interboro Partners, an interdisciplinary and relatively young firm of three GSD alums Tobias Armborst, Daniel D’Oca, and Georgeen Theodore, said...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 19
Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries : Castle Hill, Bronx | Click on any image to launch a slideshow of selected photographs from “Reading Room” by Elizabeth Felicella Between 2008 and 2013, I photographed the branch libraries of New York...
Urban Omnibus
Nov 19
Innovation and Neglect: Sea Rise and Sea Park East : Sea Rise and Sea Park East are two mid-1970s housing complexes in Coney Island developed by the Urban Development Corporation, a state agency formed in 1968 that push...
Urban Omnibus
Nov 19
NYC: Chinatown Biz Group Fed Up With Placard Parkers Hogging Spaces All Day : Imagine if your neighborhood’s streets were used as an employee parking lot for a nearby office building, and the people in charge of enforcing the rules turned a blind eye, day in and day out, as the...
Streetsblog
Nov 19
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Says Fast-Growing Nations Have Role in Curbing Warming : The prime minister of gas-rich Malaysia sees a climate-friendly path ahead....
Dot Earth
Nov 19
Simulating Landscapes with Point Cloud Models : Postcard from “Gotthard Landscape: The Unexpected View,” 2014 Architecture Biennale, Venice, showing a multi-layered perspective / Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich We need to find a word that br...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 19
NYC: Families for Safe Streets Meets With Cuomo Rep to Talk DMV Reforms : In a meeting with representatives from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration Tuesday, members of Families for Safe Streets called for reforms to New York State Department of Motor Vehicles protocols,...
Streetsblog
Nov 19
Enhancing livability in Turkey and in cities worldwide : EMBARQ Turkey’s Livable Cities Symposium will highlight the importance of bikeability and walkability in creating livable cities for all. Join the discussion online using #LivableCities....
The City Fix
Nov 19
NYC: Today’s Headlines : The Allison Liao DMV Hearing Was an Utter Travesty (WNYC) Capital Got the MTA Reinvention Commission Report, and It Doesn’t Say Much About Funding Citizens Budget Commission Wants Fare Hikes, Toll Ref...
Streetsblog
Nov 19
End the interstate system? : Last week I shared on our social media feeds a story from The Week titled, It's time to abolish the Interstate Highway System, by Evan Jenkins....
Strong Towns
Nov 19
Columbia Pike Streetcar Cancelled : The county board for Arlington County, Virginia, has voted four-to-one to cancel all planning for a proposed $358 million, 7.7-mile streetcar line along Columbia Pike....
The Antiplanner
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