Aug 19
Britain’s Shrinking Houses : Ever since the British parliament passed the Town & Country Planning Act in 1947, housing in that nation has gotten less and less affordable....
The Antiplanner
Aug 18
Reason TV features Houston, Portland vs. Austin rail, hurricane protection, greenways gamechanger, fast tech and fast cars in Texas : This week's items: Texas #1 in tech job growth rankings. Texas has the highest average posted highway speeds in the nation....
Houston Strategies
Aug 18
NYC: Kidical Mass NYC and Summer Streets Bring Out the Tykes on Bikes : This just about captures the mood on the ride from Borough Hall to Astor Place....
Streetsblog
Aug 18
From Tree Planting Along a Dirt Road to Car-Free Village Living : Cutting driving in a move from a dirt road to a village....
Dot Earth
Aug 18
NYC: Jerrison Garcia, 25, Third Cyclist Killed Near Park Ave. Viaduct in Two Years : Cyclists on Park Avenue are sandwiched between the viaduct and parked cars while contending with moving vehicles and intersections with limited visibility....
Streetsblog
Aug 18
Evaluating 10 Years of Redevelopment: Urban Renewal in Clichy-sous-Bois, France : Rows of low-rise buildings and litter have disappeared from the field of view of residents living in the neighborhoods of Clichy-sous-Bois and Montfermeil....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Aug 18
Survey Says : [Image: Screen-grab from The New York Times]....
Bldgblog
Aug 18
The Fall : [Image: David Maisel, from ToledoContemporánea]....
Bldgblog
Aug 18
Survey Says : [Image: Screen-grab from The New York Times]....
BLDGBLOG
Aug 18
The Fall : [Image: David Maisel, from ToledoContemporánea]....
BLDGBLOG
Aug 18
The making of a livable city: Inspiration for a sustainable, healthy Beijing : By prioritizing sustainable transport solutions, Beijing can shift away from car culture and improve quality of life for its rapidly growing population....
The City Fix
Aug 18
George Hilton : George Hilton has died.  Here is the post at the UCLA Economics Department's website. George contributed "What Did We Give Up With the Big Red Cars?" to a symposium that Ross Eckert and I put togethe...
Peter Gordon's Blog
Aug 18
(Pay To) Park and Ride? : In July 2013, board members of the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, better known as Sound Transit, unanimously approved a pilot program to test several efficiency-boosting strategies fo...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Aug 18
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Cyclist Hit by Livery Cab Driver Is Third Killed at E....
Streetsblog
Aug 18
Talking Cities : This video was recorded at CNU 22 in Buffalo....
Strong Towns
Aug 18
Free Rides Today : The Oregonian was writing metaphorically when it reported last Tuesday that Portland’s low-capacity trains were “knocked off track by expensive, deferred maintenance.” By Friday, it was no longer a me...
The Antiplanner
Aug 17
Military Cave Logistics : [Image: "Humvees are stored inside the Frigaard Cave in central Norway....
Bldgblog
Aug 17
Military Cave Logistics : [Image: "Humvees are stored inside the Frigaard Cave in central Norway....
BLDGBLOG
Aug 17
Bryant Park: The Quintessential Downtown Informal Entertainment Venue – Part 1 : Introduction Informal Entertainments in Public Spaces....
The Downtown Curmudgeon
Aug 15
Long shot : Those writing about cities focus on overall performance or on urban structure. I claim that these are closely linked....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Aug 15
The Future T.B.D. : [Image: The TBD Catalog from the Near Future Laboratory]....
Bldgblog
Aug 15
The Future T.B.D. : [Image: The TBD Catalog from the Near Future Laboratory]....
BLDGBLOG
Aug 15
NYC: Tomorrow: It’s Kidical Mass NYC! : Tomorrow brings the first official ride for Kidical Mass NYC, an opportunity for adult cyclists of varying skill levels to hit the streets with their little ones. Galit Gordon is ready for Kidical Mas...
Streetsblog
Aug 15
NYC: Friday Job Market : Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy?...
Streetsblog
Aug 15
NYC: The Weekly Carnage : The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs....
Streetsblog
Aug 15
What is a 'House'? : Demographia's International Housing Affordability Surveys are widely used to compare cities and evaluate urban development policies, but there are good reasons to question their analysis methods, star...
Planetizen Interchange
Aug 15
Friday Fun: Can personal rapid transit replace 90% of cars on the road? : Personal rapid transit is a developing form of sustainable transport that could significantly alter urban mobility....
The City Fix
Aug 15
Contactless Services Make City Life Easier in Nice, France : Four years after first being set up in Nice, France, contactless payment establishes itself as a part of everyday French life....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Aug 15
NYC: NYC Traffic Injuries Down 6.6 Percent in First Half of 2014 : Traffic injuries in New York City declined nearly 7 percent in the first six months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, according to NYPD data compiled by Streetsblog....
Streetsblog
Aug 15
Weekend Reading 8/15/14 : Serena Heads up to a great event happening next Saturday, August 23: the 9th Annual Duwamish River Fest!...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Aug 15
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Tom Vanderbilt: Street Design Cues Slow Down Drivers, and NYC Needs More (NYT) Classy: Chris Christie Trolls NJ Transit Rider Sitting on Delayed Train (WNYC) It’s Not a Casino, But @NYGovCuomo Still P...
Streetsblog
Aug 15
Highway to Serfdom : Classical liberal commentator F.A....
Planetizen Interchange
Aug 15
Friday News Digest : I am home from steamy Lafayette – which they claim was rather mild for August – and ready to report that the trip was a success....
Strong Towns
Aug 15
Red Ink Pinellas : The Cato Institute has published a new paper on Greenlight Pinellas, or, as I prefer to call it, Red Ink Pinellas....
The Antiplanner
Aug 14
The Holy Grail of Parenting : Image by Grace HobsonOn a recent vacation, I had a perfect moment, one that so rarely occurs since I had a kid nearly six years ago....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Aug 14
NYC: The Gulf Between NYPD’s Street Safety Message and Police Behavior : Altered #OperationSafeCycle pamphlet to accurately reflect reality....
Streetsblog
Aug 14
NYC: Older Pedestrians More Likely to Die in Traffic: Will New York State DOT Act? : Manhattan is the most dangerous borough for residents age 60 and older to walk, and older pedestrians throughout the metro region suffer disproportionately from deadly traffic violence, according to a...
Streetsblog
Aug 14
Montreal, Canada Presents Info-Neige Challenge for Smart Snow Removal : Today, on July 3, 2014, Vice President of the Executive Committee on Information Technologies, the Smart City, Administrative Reform and Youth Harout Chitilian, accompanied by Vice President of the Co...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Aug 14
How Will Google Design the New São Paulo, Brazil Campus for Entrepreneurs? : This week, Google announced that São Paulo, Brazil will host a Google Campus for Entrepreneurs in order to create a shared workplace oriented towards entrepreneurs in the technology sector who...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Aug 14
Some Like it Hot: Adapting Los Angeles to Climate Change : Closing out the "Just Add Water" lecture series, four panelists came together to discuss climate change, cultural shifts for sustainability, and adapting Los Angeles's urban fabric for greater climate...
Planetizen Interchange
Aug 14
Making space for street vendors: Towards equitable urban development : Cities can dramatically improve street vendors’ livelihoods by providing sufficient space and infrastructure for vending....
The City Fix
Aug 14
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Ambulance Driver Killed Cyclist in Flushing Wednesday Morning (Post, Gothamist, NY1) NYPD: Cyclist Who Killed Irving Schachter Swerved to Avoid a Pedicab (Post) After Driver Injures Cyclist, Bushwick...
Streetsblog
Aug 14
Podcast Show 186: Kristen Jeffers : This week Kristen Jeffers, the Black Urbanist, joins the podcast to share insights on her work, the city of Greensboro, investing in neighborhoods without leaving people behind and more. You can follo...
Strong Towns
Aug 14
Robots Want Your Job : America has more than three million transportation workers, more than any other occupational group, and they are all about to lose their jobs to self-driving vehicles....
The Antiplanner
Aug 13
How much methane came out of that hole in Siberia? : Siberia has explosion holes in it that smell like methane, and there are newly found bubbles of methane in the Arctic Ocean....
RealClimate
Aug 13
NYC: CB 7 Committee Unanimously Endorses Road Diet for West End Avenue : The Community Board 7 transportation committee last night unanimously endorsed the DOT proposal to improve pedestrian safety on West End Avenue, where drivers have killed two pedestrians this year. Th...
Streetsblog
Aug 13
Messaging Basics to Live By : Photo Credit: willgame via Compfight cc As we gear up for a busy autumn, with election season looming and new legislative efforts on the horizon, it seems a good a time as any to take stock of some of...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Aug 13
Buy a Fort : [Image: Screengrab via the BBC]. A maritime fort constructed in the 1860s in the middle of the Thames Estuary is on the market for half a million pounds, or roughly $835,000....
Bldgblog
Aug 13
Buy a Fort : [Image: Screengrab via the BBC]. A maritime fort constructed in the 1860s in the middle of the Thames Estuary is on the market for half a million pounds, or roughly $835,000....
BLDGBLOG
Aug 13
NYC: Irving Schachter Killed By Cyclist in Central Park Earlier This Month : A teenage cyclist killed a 75-year-old man jogging in Central Park earlier this month. At around 4:52 p.m....
Streetsblog
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