Sep 8
Procedural Brutalism : [Image: Procedural Brutalism by Cedric]. Here are a few GIFs of procedurally generated architecture by a game developer named Cedric, built using Unity....
Bldgblog
Sep 8
Procedural Brutalism : [Image: Procedural Brutalism by Cedric]. Here are a few GIFs of procedurally generated architecture by a game developer named Cedric, built using Unity....
BLDGBLOG
Sep 8
A Twitterholic and Green Blogger Assesses a Year of Living Offline : A longtime environmental blogger and Twitter addict logs on after a year of self-imposed exile to the analog world....
Dot Earth
Sep 8
NYC: You Can’t Complain About Albany If You Don’t Vote Tomorrow : The primary election is Tuesday, with a number of State Senate and Assembly seats up for grabs....
Streetsblog
Sep 8
NYC: NYPD’s Back-to-School Street Safety Tips: The Good, the Bad, and the “Huh?” : It’s back-to-school time, and NYPD has some advice for drivers....
Streetsblog
Sep 8
By the numbers: Sustainable mobility improves health and road safety : By supporting active transport, planners can limit road crashes and help people to incorporate healthy physical activity into their commute....
The City Fix
Sep 8
NYC: Traffic Remains the Top Injury-Related Killer of NYC Kids Under 15 : Last week, the city announced that it is kicking off the school year with the gradual roll-out of all 140 school zone speed cameras allowed under state law....
Streetsblog
Sep 8
Across the Bay: Oakland Leads in School Health Programs : In San Francisco, you are more likely to see Google buses than school buses on any weekday morning. Why?...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 8
Parking Day 2014 in Quebec City, Canada: Re-imagining a Neighborhood : The sixth annual PARK(ing) Day is right around the corner....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 8
NYC: This Week: Join Streetsblog for a Discussion of BRT in NYC : On Wednesday, Streetsblog and the New York Transit Museum are hosting a roundtable discussion on Bus Rapid Transit in New York City....
Streetsblog
Sep 8
A New Study Clarifies Treatment Needs for Water from Fracked Gas and Oil Wells : A new analysis of water from fracked wells around the country clarifies treatment needs....
Dot Earth
Sep 8
NYC: Today’s Headlines : NYPD Might Close More Hit-and-Run Cases If NYPD Investigated Hit-and-Runs (Post) 88-Year-Old Motorist Kills Bed-Stuy Pedestrian; Post Takes Care to Report What Driver Wore Driver Strikes Senior on Wes...
Streetsblog
Sep 8
“If We Cannot Escape, Neither Will the Coal” : Across the Northwest, Native communities are refusing to stand idle in the face of unprecedented schemes to move coal, oil, and gas through the region....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Sep 8
Are We Approaching Peak Land Use Control? : With an increasing reliance on development regulations and requirements on land owners to satisfy policy goals, are we approaching an unsustainable point in land use controls?...
Planetizen Interchange
Sep 8
Domain Dependence : You can now pre-order my next book – a Kindle ebook titled A World Class Transportation System – which will be released on October 7....
Strong Towns
Sep 8
Light Rail and Streetcars : The Antiplanner (along with co-author Jeff Judson) has an op ed in the San Antonio Express News on what San Antonio should do now that it has given up on the streetcar....
The Antiplanner
Sep 7
Can you help? : Today, I am dropping my  curmudgeon mantle to pass along a very important personal request for assistance from Vivian Baker, Assistant Director, Transit Friendly Land Use & Development at NJ Transit....
The Downtown Curmudgeon
Sep 5
NYC: Eyes on the Street: It’s Not Easy, Being the Right Shade of Green : Does something seem… off? It’s not just you: This is not the standard color DOT uses for bike lanes....
Streetsblog
Sep 5
NYC: The Weekly Carnage : The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs....
Streetsblog
Sep 5
Friday Fun: Watch urban growth unfold in these amazing visualizations from cities worldwide : Rapid urbanization has led to sprawl in cities worldwide, reshaping urban geographies and challenging city governments to plan for growing populations....
The City Fix
Sep 5
NYC: StreetsPAC Releases Second Round of Albany Endorsements : StreetsPAC released its second round of endorsements for the state legislature today (the first round is here), announcing its support for State Senate and Assembly candidates in Queens, Brooklyn, and...
Streetsblog
Sep 5
NYC: One City, By Bike: Getting It Done, or Why the Bikelash Is Behind Us : This is the final piece in a five-part series by former NYC DOT policy director Jon Orcutt about the de Blasio administration’s opportunities to expand and improve cycling in New York....
Streetsblog
Sep 5
Turning Over a New Leaf at the Queen of Angels Campus in Montreal, Quebec : As a new school year begins, the girls that once attended Queen of Angels Academy will be starting a new grade at entirely new schools....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 5
School Buses in the Agglomeration Community of Martinique, Eastern Caribbean : More than 5,200 students will get on board one of the school buses of the CACEM (the agglomeration community of central Martinique) this year. In order to be...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 5
NYC: New DOT Report: Protected Bike Lanes Improve Safety for Everyone : Injuries are down across the board on protected bike lane segments with at least three years of post-implementation crash data....
Streetsblog
Sep 5
Friday News Digest : Just one week until the start of the National Gathering. The excitement is building around here as we put the final details in place....
Strong Towns
Sep 5
Weekend Reading 9/5/14 : Alan This folk-rock video opposing a new apartment building in the town center of Lake Oswego, Oregon, is apparently not intended as a parody of NIMBY-ism, which may be why it is such an effective par...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Sep 5
A Whale of a Recovery for California’s Blue Whales : Blue whale populations off the West Coast appear to be approaching pre-slaughter abundance....
Dot Earth
Sep 5
Stroading in Utah : This one sent to us by Mike Hathorne is from Spanish Fork, Utah. This is the perfect stroading photo....
Strong Towns
Sep 5
NYC: Today’s Headlines : No Intro 238 Charge for Unlicensed Driver With NC Plates Who Ran Over Senior on UES (Post, News) Related: NYPD Arrests Woman for Standing on Times Square Sidewalk (DNA) Bill de Blasio Continues Tradit...
Streetsblog
Sep 5
Green Health Tools for 'Back to School' : Nisha Botchwey and Kirsten Cook detail the articles available on the subject of green health and schools in the Summer 2014 issue of the Journal of Planning Education....
Planetizen Interchange
Sep 5
Green Line Claims First Fatality : Last Sunday, a pedestrian was struck and killed by the Twin Cities new Green light-rail line, which opened for operation in June....
The Antiplanner
Sep 4
NYC: Hoylman to New York State DMV: Stop Unlawfully Penalizing NYC Cyclists : State Senator Brad Hoylman is asking the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to stop issuing improper fines and adding drivers license points for bicycling tickets. State Senator Brad Hoylman...
Streetsblog
Sep 4
NYC: Tonight: Important Complete Streets Meetings in Manhattan and Queens : Tonight’s a big night for livable streets events, with community board meetings on proposals for Greenwich Village, the Lower East Side, and Long Island City....
Streetsblog
Sep 4
NYC: One City, By Bike: Unlocking Uptown Cycling With the Harlem River Bridges : This is part four of a five-part series by former NYC DOT policy director Jon Orcutt about the de Blasio administration’s opportunities to expand and improve cycling in New York....
Streetsblog
Sep 4
NBTO, nothing but trade-offs : Those who favor higher mandated minimum wages argue that the affected workers "need" and/or "deserve" the extra money....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Sep 4
Dynamic Planet: Under the Volcano in Papua New Guinea : Three views of a violent volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea....
Dot Earth
Sep 4
Historic preservation: Bad for neighborhood diversity : Even while the likelihood of tax reform in 2015 is questionable, historic preservationists are actively lobbying to save the historic preservation tax credit from the chopping block. Currently, develo...
Market Urbanism
Sep 4
NYC: Will NYPD Apply New Vision Zero Law to Cabbie Who Killed Woman on UES? : NYPD has not filed charges against a cab driver who killed a pedestrian on the Upper East Side last week, despite indications that the crash may warrant a misdemeanor charge under a new city law. The...
Streetsblog
Sep 4
The Link Between Education and Sustainable Living in Brazil : The debate about the sustainability of our activities on the planet can no longer exclude education. The undeniable fact is that we are in a situation of environmental and social alar...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 4
The Atenistas Task Force of Athens, Greece : One day in the summer of 2010, on Soutsou Street in Athens, a small group of friends and acquaintances met in “Tsai” in order to discuss the idea of creating a “task gro...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 4
New Legislature in San Francisco’s Pushes for Increase of Urban Agriculture : San Francisco is leading the way for urban agriculture with support from community gardens, the city, and local farmers markets....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 4
Understanding how intersection and signal design impact pedestrian behavior : New research from EMBARQ can improve planners’ understanding of how to design safer intersections for pedestrians....
The City Fix
Sep 4
Full Disclosure : A demonstrator after the McCutcheon decision, Los Angeles, CA....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Sep 4
NYC: Today’s Headlines : WTC Transit Hub Overruns Have Stalled Other, More Important Investments (WSJ) NYC Named America’s Best Cycling City: News, Post, AMNY, WCBS Cover Announcement CapNY, WNYC Report on Trottenberg’s Remar...
Streetsblog
Sep 4
Podcast Show 189: Designed to Decline : This week Chuck Marohn talks about how auto-oriented developments are designed to decline, an effect that we can see clearly in places like Ferguson, Missouri. Strong Towns Podcast - Designed to Decl...
Strong Towns
Sep 3
NYC: Eyes on the Street: Time for Automated Turn Ban Enforcement in Inwood? : Drivers make illegal left turns from northbound Broadway onto Dyckman Street and Riverside Drive in Inwood. The truck is a Parks Department vehicle....
Streetsblog
Sep 3
5KL: Energy Issues, Energy Entrepreneurship : The Energy Issues panel at 5KL: The Energy Issue Back in June, we called your attention to two parts of 5KL: The Energy Issue, a series of discussions between energy experts and entr...
Urban Omnibus
Sep 3
ASLA Launches New Guide to Green Infrastructure : ASLA 2012 General Design Award of Excellence. A Green Sponge for a Water-Resilient City: Qunli Stormwater Park. Haerbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Sep 3
NYC: With Albany AWOL, Council Bill Proposes Fines Against Hit-and-Run Drivers : With perpetrators having little to fear from police and prosecutors, a new City Council bill aims to deter drivers from fleeing crash scenes by attaching civil penalties to hit-and-run. Proposed by Co...
Streetsblog
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