Jul 3
Ben Hamilton-Baillie on Shared Space : Here is the best presentation from CNU 22, a must watch and a must-share with everyone you know who is involved in building and designing cities....
Strong Towns
Jul 3
To Maracanã and beyond: World Cup brings sustainable transport benefits to Brazil : Although Brazil has taken criticism for World Cup infrastructure investments, examples like Belo Horizonte’s MOVE bus rapid transit (BRT) system show how a project can serve visitors and also provide...
The City Fix
Jul 3
NYC: Today’s Headlines : News: Citi Bike Deal Calls for Higher Member Fees, Bigger System, REQX Control of Station Sitings Car Thief Hits Mother and Two Kids in Flatlands, Killing 12-Year-Old (NYT, News, WABC, Post) Jacquelin...
Streetsblog
Jul 3
Weekend Reading 7/3/14 : Eric At the Daily Beast, a look at Uber’s political war machine, as the ride-sharing company begins hiring top-shelf campaign operatives to help them dismantle local cab regulations....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Jul 3
Event: Sightline on Oil Trains in Anacortes : As we near the anniversary of the Lac-Megantic oil train derailment and explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last summer, communities across Washington state are wondering what the dramatic incre...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Jul 3
Podcast Show 180: John Anderson : John Anderson of Anderson|Kim Architecture and Urban Design joins the podcast this week to talk about development in a post-easy money world....
Strong Towns
Jul 2
Last chance for cities, states and enterprises in New Mobility to apply for the Global MobiPrize : Shanghai’s skyline is a symbol to all entrepreneurs of the potential new information technologies, shared service models, and good ideas have to make positive change to cities’ development....
The City Fix
Jul 2
NYC: The Unintended Consequences of Trimming Alt-Side Parking Hours : I remember alternate side of the street parking. It was 1974, and I was underemployed and living on West 22nd Street....
Streetsblog
Jul 2
Roundup — July 4th Edition : Photo by look@j The fireworks are returning to the East River and, serious concerns over the advisability of the investments required and individual opposition to certain yellow cards notwithstanding,...
Urban Omnibus
Jul 2
National Gathering Registration Now Open : Registration is now open to our members for the 2014 National Gathering in Minneapolis, September 12-14, 2014. CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THE STRONG TOWNS NATIONAL GATHERING This is not a conf...
Strong Towns
Jul 2
A very simple point : I have been resisting any impulse to pick up and get into my copy of Thomas Piketty's Capital.  One reason is that it has been reviewed more than any (new) book I know....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Jul 2
NYC: Serial Unlicensed Driver Gets Misdemeanor Charge in Brooklyn Death : A man with an outstanding charge for driving without a license fatally struck a pedestrian in Brooklyn last December but faces only a second charge of unlicensed driving after taking someone’s life. T...
Streetsblog
Jul 2
REVS’ Underground Autobiography : Text is broken up by gaps in the wall: PAGE 22 (BTK) OF STILLWELL — WE WERE BOTH CHECKIN SHIT OUT MY PIECE ROLLED IN + THERE ON IR … ABOVE ME THAT … WE GO THRU THE … WRITES … THEN HE POINTS … A FEW SE...
Urban Omnibus
Jul 2
Unforced variations: July 2014 : This month’s open thread....
RealClimate
Jul 2
Port Authority of Quebec Develops Intrusive Silos in Quebec City, Canada : Last November to general surprise, a silo designed to store wood pellets sprang up overnight in l’Anse au Foulon, on the land surrounding Quebec City’s port....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Jul 2
NYC: A Handful of Car Spaces, or a 27-Dock Citi Bike Station? : Parking for up to 27 public bikes replaced parking for approximately four cars. But will it last?...
Streetsblog
Jul 2
Green Spaces – Where and How are They Built into a City? Examples of Italian Urban Greenery : Living in an Italian city makes one appreciate the importance of the outdoors and public spaces....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Jul 2
A Cuisine for the Age of Us – the Anthropocene : A chef focused on sustainable cooking explores the mix of technology, tradition and compromise that best fits the Anthropocene....
Dot Earth
Jul 2
Follow the Money : So the question really is, are the state/federal taxpayers going to subsidize their roadway or are rest of the county’s residents going to?...
Strong Towns
Jul 2
NYC: Today’s Headlines : City Closing in on Deal for REQX Ventures to Purchase Alta, Inject Cash Into Citi Bike (CapNY) Bayside BID Wants DOT to Study Building More Parking at Municipal Lot (Queens Courier) Staten Island CB 1...
Streetsblog
Jul 2
Four Carbon Pricing Pitfalls to Avoid : Despite its widely discussed woes, every year the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) cuts more carbon pollution than the entire state of Oregon spits out. That’s no small feat....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Jul 2
Affordable, Mid-Term, Housing for All : A proposal to limit the amount of time low-income families can live in affordable housing....
Planetizen Interchange
Jul 2
New Rules : How shall we regulate land? Should we?...
Strong Towns
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