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Mar 23
Gentrification in Denver : The concept of gentrification is relatively new in the urban planning lexicon only appearing in print in 1964 and generally defined as  “the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx o...
DenverUrbanism
Apr 1
NYC: Will de Blasio Make Good on His Pledge to Build Great Bus Rapid Transit? : During his campaign for mayor, Bill de Blasio called for the creation of a citywide, “world-class” Bus Rapid Transit network consisting of at least 20 routes....
Streetsblog
Apr 5
Cities : The importance of responsive markets is a seeming no-brainer.  I have noted impressive co-location in U.S. cities that limits the lengths of commuting as well as non-work trips....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Mar 29
The Disappearing Carriage Lot : In a formerly quiet west-side neighborhood, there is a building boom underway....
DenverUrbanism
Apr 4
Weekend Reading 4/4/14 : Jennifer The adaptation of Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt in the New York Times Magazine this week bodes well for the entire book....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 25
NYC: City Council Gets on Board With Overhauling the Sheridan. Will Cuomo? : A model from the Department of City Planning shows how the Sheridan Expressway could be transformed — but it all depends on Governor Cuomo. Click to enlarge....
Streetsblog
Mar 27
Forum Marketing Strategy Benefits To Online Business Community Veterans : The full advantages of forum marketing strategy are mostly enjoyed by forum veterans. This are people how have over a long period of time gained credibility and positive online image....
The Wireless Forge
Apr 4
DIY Tree Art : The Chandelier Tree / This Is Colossal The Chandelier Tree / This Is Colossal For ages, trees have been a favorite subject of landscape painters....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Apr 6
Unforced varaitions: Apr 2014 : More open thread. Unusually, we are keeping the UV Mar 2014 thread open for more Diogenetic conversation and to keep this thread open for more varied fare....
RealClimate
Mar 26
NYC: Parks Department: City Hopes to Complete High Bridge Rehab This Year : Last year Mayor Bloomberg announced that the long-awaited restoration of the car-free High Bridge would be completed “by 2014.” Work began soon after, and the Parks Department tells Streetsblog the re...
Streetsblog
Mar 25
L is for Landscape : Charles Joseph Hullmandel, who died in 1850, was one of the forefathers of British lithography. His name is on thousands of lithographic prints from the early 1800s....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Mar 25
Solve Humanity’s Toughest Problems : Ecovative natural Styrofoam / Greener Package The Buckminster Fuller Institute is looking for solutions to the world’s toughest problems....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Mar 24
NYC: What Transit Riders Could Get If Cuomo’s Transit Raid Doesn’t Go Through : How much transit service could the MTA add if Governor Cuomo’s proposed $40 million transit raid doesn’t make Albany’s final budget?...
Streetsblog
Apr 1
What the Northwest Can Learn from Louisiana : I returned from a recent visit to the southern tip of Louisiana with a new found appreciation for how important it is to prevent coal exports in the Northwest....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 30
Climate Panel Sees Global Warming Impacts on All Continents, Worse to Come : The new U.N. climate panel report on impacts of global warming sees substantial shifts already under way and much more to come....
Dot Earth
Mar 27
It’s Crow-Killing Time in Upstate New York, and Elsewhere : Varied views on a weekend crow-shooting contest....
Dot Earth
Mar 25
The Inauguration of Canada Park in Thessaloniki, Greece : The “Canada” Park was inaugurated on Agia Sofia Street, in the centre of Thessaloniki, a month ago. This park was created on the occasion of the seventieth anniversa...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 23
Sanctions : If in the Capetown area take the Robben Island tour.  It is the place where Nelson Mandela and many other "political prisoners" wasted away good portions of their lives.  It is incredibly ugly, desola...
Peter Gordon's Blog
Apr 11
Cutting the Super Block Down to Size : Yuelai Eco-city / Calthorpe Associates Urbanization in China is the single biggest human migration in the world....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Mar 27
NYC: Albany’s Absurd Restrictions Prevent NYC Speed Cameras From Saving Lives : As City Hall, the City Council, and street safety advocates press Albany for greater freedom to deploy automated speed enforcement in NYC, they’re asking not just for more cameras, but also for more l...
Streetsblog
Mar 25
Ride-For-Hire Roundup : Big Wheel Race 2013; Lyft Pink Mustache by Lynn Friedman used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0If you thought the City of Seattle was going to have the last word with new regulations for ride-for-hire companies l...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 24
Do You Know What To Expect Of A Business Marketing Consultant? : There are lots of choices when it comes to choosing a business marketing consultant, and in order to get one that is going to provide what you are looking for then you need to know what you should and...
The Wireless Forge
Mar 26
Studio Report: Cities with Wet Feet : Next week, ten teams of architects, planners, engineers, and scientists (among others) will unveil the results of more than seven months of research and design development into strategies for rebuildi...
Urban Omnibus
Mar 26
Podcast Show 167: Catching up with Chuck : Andrew Burleson visits Brainerd and sits down in studio to interview Chuck Marohn and find out where he's been (and where the Strong Towns podcast has been)....
Strong Towns
Mar 25
NYC: Today’s Headlines : News Looks at DOT and NYPD Attempts to Cut Down on Dangerous Driving on the Upper West Side Subway Had 1.7 Billion Rides in 2013, Most Since 1949; Weekends Hit Record (Gothamist, WNYC) Gelinas: Josbel...
Streetsblog
Mar 24
Hoodwinking Reporters : Nearly two weeks after the American Public Transportation Association issued its deceptive press release about 2013 transit ridership, some reporters are still being fooled....
The Antiplanner
Apr 2
NYC: Eyes on the Street: Illegal Parking Crackdown Coming to Jay Street : Photo: Eric McClure Reader Eric McClure spotted these flyers today on cars “up and down Jay Street between Johnson and Willoughby,” in the 84th Precinct....
Streetsblog
Mar 26
Rethinking Urban Mobility in Orléans Centre, France : A few hundred kilometers from Orléans, other cities more modern than our own have already begun to convert their downtown parking garages into a variety of different buildings. These...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 25
NYC: Eyes on the Street: What’s Up With the 8th Ave Bike Lane at Penn Station? : Photo: Tri-State Transportation Campaign Yesterday the Tri-State Transportation Campaign tweeted this photo of the new Eighth Avenue bike lane alignment between 31st Street and 33rd Street....
Streetsblog
Mar 25
Day 5: A World Class Transportation System : The advocacy coalition Move MN is proposing a tax on wholesale gasoline as a stealth way to put a little bit more money into extending Minnesota’s current approach to funding transportation....
Strong Towns
Mar 24
Can Towson Reduce Congestion with New Bike, Ped, and Circulator Options? : Baltimore City’s northern neighbor Towson, Maryland is lacking in the area of alternative transportation for the thousands of commuters and residents who must pass through the town every day.<...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Apr 9
Even New York Drivers Wowed by a White, Winged Commuter : An odd moment in which a white pigeon races commuters on a New York highway seems a little less odd after some Googling....
Dot Earth
Mar 24
On Harmony and the Built Environment in Algeria : Many have decried the mediocrity of Algeria’s urban landscape. However, for some time there has seemed to be a renewed interest in architectural aesthetics, and for façades in particular....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Apr 5
How to Become an Iron Worker : There are many people that have developed very successful careers within a trade industry....
The Wireless Forge
Mar 28
NYC: The Weekly Carnage : The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs....
Streetsblog
Apr 12
PA Appeals Court Holds That a Failure to Object to Standing to Challenge Variance Before the Board Resulted in a Waiver of the Ability to Raise Standing as an Issue Before the Common Pleas Court : FT Holdings L.P. developed a condominium complex located at East Thompson and Columbia Avenue in the City of Philadelphia....
Law of the Land
Apr 10
More Thoughts On The Realtors' Survey : In addition to revealing public preferences for single-family homes and walkable communities, a recent survey conducted for the National Association of Realtors contains a variety of other small surpr...
Planetizen Interchange
Apr 6
The Advantages Of Internet Marketing Vs. Traditional Marketing : To grow globally is the dream of every businessman. A person who starts business on his own effort should need strong determination and positive efforts to make his business successful....
The Wireless Forge
Apr 4
NYC: Today’s Headlines : TLC Nominee Meera Joshi: Driver Behavior and Traffic Safety Would Be Top Priority (CapNY, WNYC) Sticks and Carrots: Joshi Says TLC Considering Black Boxes, Honor Roll of Safe Drivers (News) News Can’t...
Streetsblog
Mar 29
From Bombay to Mumbai – In Pictures : From A Sleepy Koli fishing hamlet to the financial capital of India, Mumbai has come a long way. The Portugese who were its earlier occupants gave it its name – ‘Bom Bai’ or ‘The Good Bay’....
Urban Planning Blog
Mar 29
Buy a Home in 4 Easy Steps : Buying a home can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. When you first get started, it may feel like you’ll never get there....
The Wireless Forge
Mar 28
Unforced variations: Mar 2014. Part II : This is mid-month open-thread for all discussions, except those related to Diogenes’ comments. People wanting to discuss with commenter Diogenes should stick to the previous UV thread....
RealClimate
Mar 28
Rising Seas + Dams + Aquifer Pumping = Delta Blues : Dams, water pumping and global warming are combining to threaten crowded delta regions....
Dot Earth
Mar 27
NYC: NYPD: 914 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, Nine Killed in Traffic in February : Image: NYPD Twelve people died in New York City traffic in February, and 3,077 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [PDF]. As of the end of February, 22 pedestrians and cyclist...
Streetsblog
Mar 25
NYC: This Week: Jamaica Bay Greenway, Vision Zero in Manhattan : This week’s livable streets calendar features workshops on the Jamaica Bay Greenway and talks by experts on transportation politics in San Francisco and future rail investments in the Northeast Corrid...
Streetsblog
Apr 11
NYC: Montreal Judge Awards Bixi Bike-Share Assets to Montreal Furniture Mogul : The path to a more reliable and efficient Citi Bike got a bit more complicated this afternoon. Bixi’s new owner, Bruno Rodi....
Streetsblog
Apr 8
Federal Court of Claims Finds Government’s Denial of Permit to Fill Wetlands Constituted a Compensable Taking : Lost Tree Village Corporation, the plaintiff, filed an application to fill wetlands for a plot of land approximately five acres in size. The U.S....
Law of the Land
Mar 28
NYC: Speed Cam Data: See How Enforcement Drops Off a Cliff Each Afternoon : State law keeps the city’s speed cameras from issuing tickets beyond one hour before and one hour after school events. 20 cameras are allowed by Albany; five are currently operating....
Streetsblog
Mar 26
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Vision Zero: Livery Drivers Launch Safe Driving Group, Seek TLC Rewards for Good Drivers (Post) Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Driver Hits Him in East Village (Post) 20th Precinct Says Its Pos...
Streetsblog
Apr 8
So Much for TOD : Transit agencies are quick to claim that new rail transit lines generate all sorts of new developments, particularly so-called transit-oriented developments, meaning high-density, mixed-use housing....
The Antiplanner