Sep 25
CicLAvia: Reclaiming Streets in the Car Capital of America : The second in a series profiling grassroots activism to increase biking among the diverse populations of Los Angeles County....
Planetizen Interchange
Sep 25
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Without Funding Fix, MTA Capital Program Is Debt Bomb for Riders (NYT, WSJ, Crain’s, MTR) MTA Wants de Blasio to Pitch In More Cash (Capital) SI Board Member Votes Against Budget; Wants New Transit Li...
Streetsblog
Sep 25
Podcast Show 191: Jim Kunstler : Our friend Jim Kunstler joins the podcast this week to talk about his latest book, A History of the Future, the latest in his World Made by Hand series. You can get a copy of the boo...
Strong Towns
Sep 25
Debate with Myron Orfield : The Antiplanner squared off against regionalist Myron Orfield in Minneapolis yesterday over the question of whether governments should try to regulate land uses....
The Antiplanner
Sep 24
The importance of driverless trains : Vancouver’s driverless SkytrainAs Honolulu is making progress on its driverless elevated rail system under construction, Washington, DC is finally beginning to return to computer operation on its red...
Market Urbanism
Sep 24
NYC: Garodnick Endorses Complete Streets for Fifth and Sixth Avenues : The next time someone tries to tell you that complete street designs with pedestrian islands and protected bike lanes are controversial, point them to what’s happening on Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Ave...
Streetsblog
Sep 24
The Underground Wind Bulbs of Utah : [Image: From a PDF by Dresser Rand]....
BLDGBLOG
Sep 24
NYC: Eyes on the Street: Drivers Retake the Kent Avenue Bike Lane : DOT reconfigured the southern part of the Kent Avenue bike lane this spring, but that hasn’t stopped drivers from taking over the lane and the sidewalk for personal parking. A reader took this photo e...
Streetsblog
Sep 24
The Underground Wind Bulbs of Utah : [Image: From a PDF by Dresser Rand]....
Bldgblog
Sep 24
Urbanism Hall of Fame: Ken Livingstone makes congestion pricing and transit integration work in a megacity : London’s congestion charge and Oyster card system – two key achievements of former Mayor Ken Livingstone – have helped lead a modal shift from car usage to public and active transport....
The City Fix
Sep 24
A few of my best friends : Taken at the National Gathering....
Strong Towns
Sep 24
Black Radical Weeksville :  The Weeksville Heritage Center testifies to a long forgotten chapter in Brooklyn’s history....
Urban Omnibus
Sep 24
Milan’s Public Transportation Initiatives Work to Move 10,000 Students Annually : When it comes to education, Milan is one of Italy’s international student hubs. Being home to universities with high international ranks for fashion, design, engineering, and arch...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 24
Welcoming Community Involvement (and More) in Rennes, Brittany, France : On the first Wednesday of the new school year, some kids show their pride by rolling up their sleeves and working. -Could I use the wheelbarrow? -We have to lay down the soil without...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 24
Omaha, Nebraska Encourages Citizens to Get Active Within Their Communities : The act of bicycling is a universally known means of transportation. However, biking serves different purposes for different people....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Sep 24
Pressure Builds on World Leaders to Act on Climate Change : In the wake of the world’s largest global protest on climate change — with some 300,000 people marching in New York City this past weekend and another 300,000 more marching in 2,000 locations across t...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Sep 24
NYC: Where Is Andrew Cuomo’s Climate Plan? : Andrew Cuomo could be a national leader on climate policy through his stewardship of New York’s transit system. Other than the occasional photo op, he hasn’t shown much interest....
Streetsblog
Sep 24
New York City BIDs Have Indifferent Impacts on Economic Growth : "Rather than serving as a buffer against economic decline for independent retailers, it seems that Community BIDs are a hindrance to sales and employment growth..." writes Dr....
Planetizen Interchange
Sep 24
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Cuomo’s Reinvention Commission Invisible as MTA Releases Capital Plan (Capital, Crain’s) To Fill Massive Gap, MTA Proposes Shifting Payroll Tax From Operating to Capital Budget (Gannett) WPIX Files Po...
Streetsblog
Sep 24
More city-builders please! : I want to live in a place built by legions of underemployed urbanists. Just imagine if your city was built by thousands of small scale developers making an investment they cared about....
Strong Towns
Sep 24
Indiana Tollroad Operators File for Bankruptcy : The consortium that paid $3.8 billion to lease the Indiana Tollroad filed for bankruptcy yesterday....
The Antiplanner
Sep 23
U.N. Climate Summit Harvests a Host of Commitments : The U.N. Secretary General builds public and private commitments that could slow global warming and blunt its impacts....
Dot Earth
Sep 23
Geosimulation and Big Data: A Marriage made in Heaven or Hell? : Call for papers: AAG 2015 – Geosimulation and Big Data: A Marriage made in Heaven or Hell?...
GIS and Agent-Based Modelling
Syndicate content