Nov 29
Micro to macro : Aggregation is the price paid for modeling convenience. There is always the question about the nature of the bargain....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Nov 28
The secrets of the Mumbai apartment, revealed by an architect : The apartment block by definition is generic: standardised dwelling units stacked next to and over one another, with each apartment layout varying slightly....
Urban Planning Blog
Nov 28
The Neurological Side-Effects of 3D : [Image: An extraordinary diagram by Auguste Choisy]. France is considering a ban on stereoscopic viewing equipment—i.e....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 28
The Neurological Side-Effects of 3D : [Image: An extraordinary diagram by Auguste Choisy]. France is considering a ban on stereoscopic viewing equipment—i.e....
Bldgblog
Nov 28
Space Noir : [Image: The International Space Station at night, photographed by astronaut Alexander Gerst, courtesy of the ESA]....
BLDGBLOG
Nov 28
Space Noir : [Image: The International Space Station at night, photographed by astronaut Alexander Gerst, courtesy of the ESA]....
Bldgblog
Nov 28
Linking Cyber and Physical Spaces : We have just published a new paper in  Computers, Environment and Urban Systems entitled "Linking Cyber and Physical Spaces Through Community Detection And Clustering in Social Media Feeds"....
GIS and Agent-Based Modelling
Nov 28
Nairobi, Kenya Increases Polytechnic Education Opportunities for Growing Sectors : Urban poverty is a reality in developing cities. In many cities, thousands of people live on a dollar a day....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 28
Every University in Toulouse, France Will Soon Have A Community Garden : Since the beginning of the school year, fifteen students from the University of Toulouse 1 Capitole in Toulouse, France have been cultivating a small parcel of land....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 28
Is Riverside County to Blame for its “Smog Belt” & Failing Air Quality? : Smog knows no jurisdictional bounds, and there are few better examples of this than in the Inland Empire of Southern California. The brown haze that forms over the area in...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 28
Friday Fun: Innovative gift ideas for urban cyclists : Have a biker on your gift list? These products can make urban cycling even more fun. Photo by Luis Hidalgo/Flickr. Happy Thanksgiving TheCityFix readers!...
The City Fix
Nov 28
A clearer picture how climate change affects El Niño? : I still remember the first time I was asked about how climate change affects El Niño. It was given as a group exercise during a winter school in Les Houghes (in France) back in February 1996....
RealClimate
Nov 28
ARTIC Chill : Next week, Anaheim California will open the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, which is a grammatically contorted and glorified way of saying “Anaheim train and bus station.” A recent...
The Antiplanner
Nov 28
#blackfridayparking : #blackfridayparkingTake a Picture  |  Share it  |  Tell OthersSnap photos of the parking lots in your community on Black Friday....
Strong Towns
Nov 27
Preservationists Mobilize to Save Poet Vigneault’s Village in Natashquan, Quebec : If we were to take a poll among the people of Quebec, a small percentage would be able to locate Natashquan on a map....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 27
Gratitude, Woodworking and Music on the Home Front on Thanksgiving : Fitting in some analog home time, and music, amid the digital flow of work seeking a better planet....
Dot Earth
Nov 27
Happy Thanksgiving : Safe travels....
The Antiplanner
Nov 26
A Optimistic Realist Tours Earth’s Age of Humans : A lyrical nature writer explains her optimistic view of the deepening human imprint on the Earth....
Dot Earth
Nov 26
NYC: It’s His Commission: Blame Cuomo for MTA’s Underwhelming “Reinvention” : The MTA Reinvention Commission report, the product of months of work from a panel of experts, was unceremoniously dumped to the press by the governor’s office at 5:30 p.m....
Streetsblog
Nov 26
Cities can lead the way as drivers of better growth and a better climate : New studies show that economic growth and climate action can go hand in hand through sustainable urban development strategies....
The City Fix
Nov 26
NYC: NYC Motorists Have Killed Five Pedestrians and One Cyclist in 10 Days : At least five pedestrians and one cyclist have been killed by motorists since November 15....
Streetsblog
Nov 26
Slightly off topic reflections.... : People are asking me to write about Ferguson and give my reaction to what is going on there. I've been at a loss for words and instead found lines from the Prayer of St....
Strong Towns
Nov 26
NYC: Vance Serves Up Excuses for Failure to Prosecute Motorists Who Kill : On November 14, the same day that Transportation Alternatives convened a national Vision Zero symposium at Brooklyn Law School, Fordham Law School held a day-long event examining the legacy of “Bloomb...
Streetsblog
Nov 26
How to Decide if Planning is for You : At this time of year, many prospective graduate students are asking themselves if they should apply to planning programs. This is a good question....
Planetizen Interchange
Nov 26
Turkey Day Roundup : Sign for Staten Island’s Turkey National Park | Photo via Turkey National Park Whether you are sticking around the city or decamping to greener pastures like a lucky group of Staten Island turkeys, th...
Urban Omnibus
Nov 26
Ambre Energy Bungles News of Its Own Demise : Coal Train in Residential Neighborhood by Paul K....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 26
NYC: Today’s Headlines : New Yorkers Protest Ferguson Decision on Squares, Streets, Highways (NYT, DNA) MTA Officially Releases Reinvention Commission Report Right Before Holiday (WSJ, News, MTR) To Truly Reinvent the MTA, He...
Streetsblog
Nov 26
Driverless into the Unknown : This week, I attended a conference about open data and open government. For those unfamiliar with the concepts, here's how well I listened....
Strong Towns
Nov 26
Racism, War, and the Environment : The Antiplanner grew up in the 1960s, when racism was rampant, we were fighting an undeclared and, many believed, immoral war on the other wide of the world, and air pollution was so thick in American...
The Antiplanner
Nov 25
Planning for a livable urban future: The second annual Livable Cities Symposium : The second annual Livable Cities Symposium highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration to define urban livability and outline best practices for bikeable, walkable cities with high q...
The City Fix
Nov 25
NYC: Motorist With Now-Expired NYC Disability Placard Still Blocking Curb Ramp : The DOT disability parking permit on the dashboard expired weeks ago, but this driver continues to park in a no parking zone, blocking the curb ramp. Photo: Brad Aaron And now back to Seaman Avenue....
Streetsblog
Nov 25
NYC: Envisioning a Safer Queens Boulevard Where People Want to Walk : A safer Queens Boulevard isn’t just about tweaks at the intersections. It’s about making it a place where people want to walk....
Streetsblog
Nov 25
NYC: The New York State DMV Primer: Why Two Hearings for Killer Drivers? : Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a series of Streetsblog columns and stories on the workings of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, its role in deterring or facilitatin...
Streetsblog
Nov 25
Inauguration of Renovated Water Treatment Plant in Bazas, France : Constructed in 1974 and renovated between 1992 and 1995, the water treatment plant in Bazas, France has the ability to serve 15,000 residents....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 25
Mining Company to Fund the Relocation of an Entire City: New Kiruna, Sweden : In the northern part of Sweden, on the Arctic Circle, there is a mysterious city threatened to extinction by the pressures of mining operations. This city is Kiruna (go take a look at...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Nov 25
America's "Neglected" Infrastructure : Once again, the Infrastructure Cult's narrative was picked up and magnified by the old media....
Strong Towns
Nov 25
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Streets Become a Stage for Protest as New Yorkers React to Non-Indictment of Darren Wilson (DNA) Driver Arrested in Bowery Hit-and-Run After Killing Pedestrian (News, Lo-Down) Livery Driver Kills Deli...
Streetsblog
Nov 25
Transit-Oriented Developments Not So Transit Oriented : The evidence continues to grow that so-called transit-oriented development (TOD) is more oriented to subsidies than it is to transit....
The Antiplanner
Nov 24
How Opportunity Urbanism can save the global economy (Part 2 of 2) : Last week in part one I clarified the problem and framed the situation. This week in part two are the solutions....
Houston Strategies
Nov 24
Why Price Carbon—Can’t We Just Regulate It? : Most Americans—including most Republicans—want to regulate carbon pollution. Oregon and Washington have already set legally binding limits on the climate-changing gas....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Nov 24
The other four-letter f-word : Many people like to assert "fair" this and that. They usually get away with it in spite of the fact that they do not offer useful definitions. Perhaps there aren't any. So this is a big scam....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Nov 24
NYC: Cheaper Gas and Uber Have Manhattan Gridlock Poised to Get Worse : Traffic gridlock in Manhattan has been on the wane for some time....
Streetsblog
Nov 24
Transportation Webinar Tomorrow : Chuck explaining how hierarchical road networks manufacture congestion during Transportation in the Next American City in Austin, Texas. This coming Tuesday, November 25 is our next St...
Strong Towns
Nov 24
New data indicates Brazil’s streets are getting safer : Preliminary figures released by the National Health System (SUS) indicate that in 2013, the number of fatalities in Brazilian traffic fell 10% compared to 2012....
The City Fix
Nov 24
NYC: DOT: Seaman Avenue Bike Lanes Won’t Return This Year : Cyclists on Seaman Avenue will have to make do with sporadic preliminary bike lane markings until sometime in 2015....
Streetsblog
Nov 24
Building Michigan’s Civic Tech Community : When I first heard about the Michigan Citizen Interaction Design project at Michigan’s School of Information, I knew I wanted to collaborate with the people behind it....
The Goodspeed Update
Nov 24
Barangaroo Comes Together : Barangaroo Final Plan....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Nov 24
Monday Member Blog Roll : Welcome to Monday and the recap of the past week of member content....
Strong Towns
Nov 24
Red Light Stops Revitalization of Montreal’s Red Light District : The corner of St. Laurent Boulevard and Ste. Catherine Street used to form a gateway to the lower Main: Montreal’s Red Light District....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
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