Sep 17
Learning From My Condo : Even if new housing is expensive, it can reduce overall housing prices by causing existing units to become more affordable....
Planetizen Interchange
Sep 17
Policy Implications of Autonomous Vehicles : Tomorrow, the Cato Institue will release a new paper on the policy implications of self-driving cars. Antiplanner readers can download a preview of the paper today....
The Antiplanner
Sep 16
NYC: NYPD: Drivers Injured 1,300 Pedestrians and Cyclists in July, and Killed 18 : Image: NYPD Twenty-eight people died in New York City traffic in July, and 4,571 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [PDF]. As of the end of July, 80 pedestrians and cyclists...
Streetsblog
Sep 16
Climate Week Roundup: Change in the Streets, Gallery, Theater, & Lecture Hall : Over the last year, we’ve brought you periodic updates from The Architectural League’s initiative The Five Thousand Pound Life, an ambitious slate of programs, digital releases, and a major design stu...
Urban Omnibus
Sep 16
SB 743 at CCAPA: Will Roadway Expansion Be Transformed From Mitigation To Impact? : Bill Fulton The SB 743 roadshow went to Anaheim over the weekend, where the Governor’s Office of Planning & Research – along with Ron Milam from Fehr & Peers – faced an overflow crow...
California Planning & Development Report Blogs
Sep 16
End of Redevelopment: Nobody's A Winner : Bill Fulton The end of redevelopment has never turned into a cash cow for the state, as Gov. Jerry Brown hoped back in 2011....
California Planning & Development Report Blogs
Sep 16
End of Redevelopment: Nobody's A Winner : Bill Fulton The end of redevelopment has never turned into a cash cow for the state, as Gov. Jerry Brown hoped back in 2011....
California Planning & Development Report
Sep 16
SB 743 at CCAPA: Will Roadway Expansion Be Transformed From Mitigation To Impact? : Bill Fulton The SB 743 roadshow went to Anaheim over the weekend, where the Governor’s Office of Planning & Research – along with Ron Milam from Fehr & Peers – faced an overflow crow...
California Planning & Development Report
Sep 16
Finally, Some Good Environmental News: The Ozone Layer Is Recovering : Earth’s Atmosphere / The Energy Collective A United Nations scientific panel reports that the Earth’s protective ozone layer has begun to recover, in large part because the world has successfully phas...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Sep 16
NYC: EPA Rejects Cuomo’s Clean Water Money Grab for Highway Bridge : This morning, the Environmental Protection Agency rejected the $510.9 million federal loan New York state had requested from a clean water program to pay for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project....
Streetsblog
Sep 16
Reducing Residential Street Speed Limits in Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Montreal : The speed limit on the residential streets of Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie (a borough of Montreal, Canada) is currently 40 km/h, except for in school zones and around parks, where the speed limit drops t...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 16
Niterói, Brazil First City to Adopt Bus with High Level of Service (BHLS) System : In the state of Rio de Janeiro, Niterói pioneered the use of biometrics in public transportation and could continue this trend by becoming the first city in Latin America to adopt a BHLS, (Bus...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 16
Auto oriented development is a huge experiment : The second of our new Curbside Chat series. If you'd like to learn more about the Curbside Chat, get involved in sharing the message or help us finish this video series, please visit www.CurbsideChat....
Strong Towns
Sep 16
What Happened to Progressives? : “Fifty years ago this month, Berkeley was the epicenter of the Free Speech Movement,” intones Robert Reich....
The Antiplanner
Sep 16
Problems and promise in HUD single family loan sale program : By Rebekah King, National Housing Conference HUD has released its first report on the performance of loans in the Single Family Loan Sale (SFLS) program....
NHC Open House Blog
Sep 16
NYC: Driving in Manhattan Stank Yesterday, It Stinks Today, It Will Stink Tomorrow : This just in from the crack investigative team at ABC 7: Driving in Manhattan stinks! Why is this news?...
Streetsblog
Sep 16
Can auto-rickshaw fare reform in Chennai lead users to choose sustainable transport? : Rickshaw fare regulation has caused some users to shift their mode of transport from private vehicles to auto-rickshaws in Chennai, though further reforms are necessary to address drivers’ concerns....
The City Fix
Sep 16
NYC: Today’s Headlines : WABC Goes Full Windshield Mode to Gin Up Bikelash George Steptoe Picks Apart the Massive Waste of Resources That Was “Operation Safe Cycle” Suspended License, Reckless Driving Charges Didn’t Keep This...
Streetsblog
Sep 15
Smart traffic lights could be our salvation, Scotland vs. Texas secession, the South's secret of success, and more : The smaller misc items have been piling up fast last week... The Wall Street Journal gives national coverage to Judge Emmett's plan to make the Astrodome and indoor park. I am generally not a fan of...
Houston Strategies
Sep 15
NYC: In Jackson Heights, Kids Learn About Bike Safety and Document Speeding : On Saturday, Make Queens Safer kicked off the school year with a safe streets fair at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, next to the 78th Street play street....
Streetsblog
Sep 15
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (September 1–15) : Cyborg Landscapes / Bradley Cantrell, Kristi Cheramie, Jeffrey Carney, and Matthew Seibert, Louisiana State University Coastal Sustainability Studio, the design firm Invivia, and Urbain DRC. ...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Sep 15
The UN Climate Summit: What’s in it for Cities? : Cities contribute 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, despite accounting for only 2% of land use....
The City Fix
Sep 15
Discover Paris’ Little Belt : By the Silent Line (cropped) / Pierre Folk Since 2011, photographer Pierre Folk has traversed Paris’ Petite Ceinture, or Little Belt Railway, which has been abandoned since the 1930s....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Sep 15
Wildlife Agency Seeks Educational Use For Crushed Ivory : The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking ideas on how to use the crushed remains of illegal ivory it has confiscated and destroyed....
Dot Earth
Sep 15
NYC: This Week: BRT for the Rockaways, Kidical Mass Rides Again : Public meeting season is back in full swing on the calendar, with forums about fixing dangerous streets, upgrading pedestrian plazas, and bringing better bus service to southeast Queens....
Streetsblog
Sep 15
Discussion Forum : As you are checking out the new website, there is one special place I want to direct you while I'm delivering an important message to our key supporters.We've really struggled with what to do for a di...
Strong Towns
Sep 15
NYC: New York Driver’s Ed Is a Joke : Want a driver’s license? It’s easy. Fill out some paperwork and pop on over to the DMV to take a 20-question test for your learner’s permit. Then, get in some practice with a licensed driver....
Streetsblog
Sep 15
Laval, Quebec, Canada: Far From Being a Model of Active Transportation : While the majority of Laval’s residents go to work by automobile, Florent Dufort leaves his house on bike every morning in order to go to work in the Quartier des spectacles neighborhood in d...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 15
Livetweeting APA California : This week CP&DR is livetweeting the APA California conference in Anaheim.  You can read first impressions from the panels at http:// www.twitter.com/Cal_plan....
California Planning & Development Report
Sep 15
Livetweeting APA California : This week CP&DR is livetweeting the APA California conference in Anaheim.  You can read first impressions from the panels at http:// www.twitter.com/Cal_plan....
California Planning & Development Report Blogs
Sep 15
Milan on Water: Navigli, the Planning Legacy of Leonardo da Vinci : The term “naviglio” is the Italian term for “canal.” Therefore, “Navigli” the plural of “naviglio,” is the name for the artificial canals of Milan....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 15
Debating Starchitecture: A Mile High View : Is there a sweet spot where architectural boldness and innovation meet sensitivity to local context, history, and culture?...
Planetizen Interchange
Sep 15
Curbside Chat Trailer : We have been working on a series of videos breaking the Curbside Chat presentation into smaller bites for people. The first two of those were first shown publicly at the National Gathering....
Strong Towns
Sep 15
Have You Signed? : What's Your Request? by John used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0You know the drill. To get into the Safeway, you’re going to have to walk past the man with the clipboards....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Sep 15
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Kimmelman: NYC Needs Smarter Parking Regs to Build an Affordable City (NYT) Welcome Back, Montague Street Tube and Interborough R Service (News, Post, NYT, WNYC) Cuomo Sees Subway Stormproofing as Hug...
Streetsblog
Sep 15
National Gathering : Updates from this incredible event to follow this week. Welcome to the new website....
Strong Towns
Sep 15
Facts vs. Insults and Innuendo : Rail transit is excessively expensive, inflexible, and incapable of moving as many people as buses....
The Antiplanner
Sep 13
OPR Indicates VMT Guidance Will Trump General Plan Standards : William Fulton The proposed CEQA Guidelines prohibiting lead agencies from categorizing traffic congestion as a significant impact will likely trump any significance finding tied to...
California Planning & Development Report
Sep 13
OPR Indicates VMT Guidance Will Trump General Plan Standards : William Fulton The proposed CEQA Guidelines prohibiting lead agencies from categorizing traffic congestion as a significant impact will likely trump any significance finding tied to...
California Planning & Development Report Blogs
Sep 13
Should Fin Whales Be a Source of Wonder or Meat? : A fresh look at Iceland's fin whale hunts and meat exports to Japan....
Dot Earth
Sep 13
Too crazy : Today's WSJ includes Peter Thiel's "Competition is for losers ......
Peter Gordon's Blog
Sep 12
NYC: Queens CB 2 Endorses Long Island City Pedestrian Upgrades : Image: DOT DOT has a plan to make it safer to walk near Court Square and Queens Plaza in Long Island City. Hunter and Crescent Streets between Queens Plaza South and 44th Drive form a triangle of sort...
Streetsblog
Sep 12
Great infographic - 6 reasons everyone is moving to Houston : Just love this infographic and wanted to share it for your enjoyment on a rainy Fri afternoon even though it is going to break the formatting of my blog (if you have trouble reading it, right click on...
Houston Strategies
Sep 12
NYC: The Weekly Carnage : The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs....
Streetsblog
Sep 12
NYC: On Webster Avenue SBS, Buses Run 20% Faster and More People Are Riding : Bus lanes and off-board fare collection have resulted in big speed increases for Bx41 SBS riders on Webster Avenue compared to the old limited-stop service....
Streetsblog
Sep 12
Scottish Referendum conversation as seen on Twitter : There is a lot of talk about Scotland's up and coming referendum for independence. If you are interested in what people are saying live on Twitter you can take a look at our GeoSocial Gauge website....
GIS and Agent-Based Modelling
Sep 12
Marseille, France: The Day the Bus Triumphed over Traffic : The TGB (an acronym meaning “very large bus”) was launched on Monday Sept. 1st in the 15th and especially in the 13th districts of Marseille, France....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 12
Friday Fun: The futuristic, sustainable cities inspired by arcology : Incredibly efficient city designs inspired by arcology could scale up mixed-use development and sustainable mobility while minimizing environmental impacts....
The City Fix
Sep 12
Weekend Reading 9/12/14 : Kristin My inbox is always too full....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Sep 12
Call for Papers: New Directions in Geospatial Simulation : New Directions In Geospatial Simulation The geospatial simulation community has enjoyed steady growth over the past decade as novel and advanced forms of agent-based and cellular automata model...
GIS and Agent-Based Modelling
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