Nov 14
Centre Hospitalier & Schaeffler Factory Set for Deconstruction in Calais, France : Closed since the beginning of summer 2012, the former hospital in Calais, France will be destroyed in 2015....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 14
Aesthetic & Rural Policies of Eastern Connecticut’s National Scenic Byway : The Route 169 National Scenic Byway is located in Eastern Connecticut in the Quinebaug River Valley, and features farms, orchards, and historic inns & homes along its entire length....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 14
An #AskDrH Question on Energy Science for Obama’s Science Team : I ask President Obama's science adviser how the president plans to work with Republicans to renew American energy research....
Dot Earth
Nov 14
Preservation, Infrastructure, and the Museology of Crime : [Image: David Gissen, "Cross-Bronx Expressway," with Victor Hadjikyriacou; from Landscape Futures]....
Bldgblog
Nov 14
Preservation, Infrastructure, and the Museology of Crime : [Image: David Gissen, "Cross-Bronx Expressway," with Victor Hadjikyriacou; from Landscape Futures]....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 14
Event: Will a Carbon Tax Fly in Oregon? : Corvallis 350 by 350.org used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Next Thursday, join our senior researcher Kristin Eberhard to talk about carbon pricing possibilities for Oregon....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 14
Weekend Reading 11/14/14 : Alan You probably don’t think you want to read a six-page account of the Washington State budget, with charts and tables and citations, and if you’re not a resident of the state, you’re probably right...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 14
Friday Fun: The bus that goes where you go : Do you ever wish bus routes better fit where you actually want to go? New startups are changing the way routes are designed, and they could be launching a revolution in ‘smart’ bus transport....
The City Fix
Nov 14
"We don't have an algorithm for this" : [Image: Comet 67P, via ESA]....
Bldgblog
Nov 14
"We don't have an algorithm for this" : [Image: Comet 67P, via ESA]....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 14
Member Profile: Gracen Johnson : This week is our membership drive. We are working to get 324 new members by the end of the year. This means that we need you to become a member....
Strong Towns
Nov 14
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Council Passes Bill to Reduce NYC Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 80 Percent (News) NYPD Doesn’t Need a Law to Ticket Cyclists for Texting (@KeeganNYC, AMNY) Seems Treyger’s Bill Is an Offering to Constit...
Streetsblog
Nov 14
Goldberg Robotics : [Image: From Science Daily/University of Oslo]. Robots emitting robots emitting robots: this is one way that machines will learn to navigate extreme spatial environments....
Bldgblog
Nov 14
Goldberg Robotics : [Image: From Science Daily/University of Oslo]. Robots emitting robots emitting robots: this is one way that machines will learn to navigate extreme spatial environments....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 14
Linking Users and Producers : After last week’s election, the Antiplanner failed to note that Seattle voted strongly against another monorail boondoggle....
The Antiplanner
Nov 13
Third arrow? : The financial press has accepted the catchy label "Abenomics" re Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proclaimed three-pronged economic policy....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Nov 13
“Living Breakwaters” Wins Buckminster Fuller Challenge : SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, founded by Kate Orff, ASLA, has just received $100,000 from the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) for their “comprehensive climate change adaptation and community deve...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 13
NYC: 70th Precinct Fines People for Choosing a Safe Place to Walk or Bike at Night : Brooklynites are asking the city to stop penalizing people for walking and biking on a park path that lets them avoid dangerous traffic on a nearby street. The 70th Precinct has deemed the north-south...
Streetsblog
Nov 13
NYC: Ken Thompson Secures Manslaughter Conviction for Crash That Killed Driver : In an unusual instance of a sober driver facing penalties for causing a death, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson secured a manslaughter conviction for a crash that killed a second motorist. Broo...
Streetsblog
Nov 13
Brasília, Brazil now lets women choose where to get off the bus at night : In Brasília, a new safety law lets women get off buses in places other than traditional bus stops after 10pm....
The City Fix
Nov 13
Member Profile: Sara Joy Proppe : This week is our membership drive. We are working to get 324 new members by the end of the year. This means that we need you to become a member....
Strong Towns
Nov 13
NYC: Treyger Defends Legislating by Anecdote at Bike-Texting Press Conference : Think there’s already too much media attention devoted to Council Member Mark Treyger’s bill to ban texting while bicycling? He’s just getting started....
Streetsblog
Nov 13
Dedicated Funding for Bike Infrastructure Withdrawn in Porto Alegre, Brazil : The creation of the Municipal Fund to Support the Implementation of the Cicloviário System (FMASC) has been discussed since April, when the City Council of Porto Alegre presented two bills related to...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 13
Montreal May See an Expansion of Self-Service Vehicles and Car Sharing : We estimate that a car in Montreal spends ninety-five percent of its time parked every week. In this context, self-service cars could contribute to reducing the number of vehicles on the road,...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 13
Climate Change Targets? No Problem! We Have Win-Win Solutions : Ambitious new emission reduction targets can be met with strategies that also help achieve other economic, social, and environmental objectives....
Planetizen Interchange
Nov 13
“Reclaiming Our Food” Will Change the Way You Eat: A Book Review : Tanya Denckla Cobb’s latest book, Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat, provides a practical guide for anyone looking to get involved in the local...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 13
The Money Behind Northwest Coal Exports : Copyright Paul K....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 13
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Fare Hike Would Raise MTA Bridge Tolls, Too (Post) — All the More Reason for Toll Reform News Wants MTA to Keep Fare Hikes Under the Rate of Inflation, as Promised NYPD School Safety Van Driver Runs O...
Streetsblog
Nov 13
The Death of Second-Ring Suburbs? : Before the post starts, I wanted to share a quick story ...It was 2010 and I was a clueless kid from Minnesota living in Australia. Somehow I stumbled across the Strong Towns podcast....
Strong Towns
Nov 13
Bike Path: $85 Million Per Mile : Apparently, the Netherlands has run out of rooftops, as it is currently installing solar panels in bike paths....
The Antiplanner
Nov 12
Denver Urbanists Unite! MeetUp #9 Coming November 19, 2014 : Mark your calendars!...
DenverUrbanism
Nov 12
Indiana Jones and the Clean Power Rule : In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indie finds himself on a ledge before a chasm, with no obvious way across....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 12
Member Profile: Michael McGinn : This week is our membership drive. We are working to get 324 new members by the end of the year. This means that we need you to become a member....
Strong Towns
Nov 12
Richmond’s Transformational Riverfront Plan : James River Park / Jared Green Richmond, Virginia, and Portland, Oregon, may not seem to have much in common, except they both have rivers that cut through their cities....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 12
NYC: Vision Zero Year One: An Early Assessment : New York’s transportation reform and traffic safety movement notched huge wins when mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio adopted Vision Zero as part of his platform in 2013, and again this year when the n...
Streetsblog
Nov 12
Open data benefits cities and citizens: A Q&A with Jyot Chadha : EMBARQ India’s Data Visualization Challenge opens important data sets to the public, empowering citizens to change Indian cities’ understanding of urban transport....
The City Fix
Nov 12
Amongst the Machines: A Visit to the Tesla Factory : [Image: Outside the Tesla factory; Instagram by BLDGBLOG]....
Bldgblog
Nov 12
Urban Design Competitions Are Opportunities to Assert the Value of Landscape Architecture : Teresa Galí-Izard / Leena Cho Urban design competitions are opportunities to assert the value of landscape architecture, while still remaining in dialogue with other design professions....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 12
What we have planned for 2015 and beyond : by Chris Estes, National Housing ConferenceWith the midterm elections over, Washington turns to analysis of what the elections results mean and, more importantly, what the new power dynamic mea...
NHC Open House Blog
Nov 12
The Next Frontier of Engagement: Civic Innovation Labs : The recent growth in civic innovation in city halls throughout the country has led to taxpayer investment in private sector organizations addressing social issues, but do these programs really lead to...
Planetizen Interchange
Nov 12
Amongst the Machines: A Visit to the Tesla Factory : [Image: Outside the Tesla factory; Instagram by BLDGBLOG]....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 12
NYC: Treyger’s Texting-and-Biking Bill — a Big Distraction From Vision Zero : City Council Member Mark Treyger insists his bill to penalize cyclists for texting is well-intentioned, but there is no evidence to suggest that the behavior targeted by his proposal is a source of si...
Streetsblog
Nov 12
Architecture of Corruption in Phnom Penh, Cambodia : How does corruption affect architecture?...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 12
New Urban Agriculture Regulations Sprouting in Los Angeles, California : Personally inspired by the documentary “Plant This Movie,” as well as the many other urban farming short films shown at the New Urbanism Film Festival, it appears that urban agriculture is in full swi...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 12
Silos and Signage Reflect Industrial Heritage in Old Port of Montreal, Quebec : The heyday of industrial activity in the Old Port of Montreal lasted between 1896 and 1930, when the city became a bustling...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 12
LA2050 Spurs Conversations for a Better Los Angeles, California : As a newcomer to Los Angeles, I am beginning to see that people here are hungry for change. Initiatives that exist to better L.A....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 12
NHC members celebrate opening of affordable housing developments in two Chicago neighborhoods : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceTwo Chicago neighborhoods recently celebrated the opening of affordable housing developments, and NHC members T...
NHC Open House Blog
Nov 12
Vermont Housing & Conservation Board awards $3.65 million for statewide affordable housing projects : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceLast month NHC member Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) awarded over $3 million in...
NHC Open House Blog
Nov 12
Focused on our strengths: The Center’s recent work in its four key research areas : Developing solutions through researchby Lisa Sturtevant, Ph.D, National Housing ConferenceThe mission of the Center for Housing Policy, NHC’s research division, is to increase awa...
NHC Open House Blog
Nov 12
Planning the Unplanned : New York City is blessed with magnificent open spaces that accommodate many different types of traditional recreation: you can fly a kite, play ball, picnic, stroll....
Urban Omnibus
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