Planetizen Interchange

  • Added Sep 9, 2008
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Dec 20
Part One: Should MoMA Tout Tactical Urbanism(s) as a Solution to Uneven Growth? : In part one of a two-part series, I introduce MoMA's latest Issues in Contemporary Architecture exhibit and offer a definition of Tactical Urbanism....
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Dec 16
The Economist and Suburbia: A Fistful of Myths : A recent set of articles in the Economist argued that the continued spread of suburbia was inevitable and perhaps desirable. But the article's arguments are not always applicable to North America....
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Dec 15
Dumping in Dixie and the Inequity of Place : Only by better addressing issues of inequity can we create truly sustainable and livable communities. But is that even possible today?...
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Dec 14
Nature and Art: A Christmas Plea for Cities : I wrote an urbanist Christmas wish list last week for Fast Forward Weekly. I figured I'd elaborate on one of my wishes for weedy nature and public art: disturbance oriented art....
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Dec 11
Five Things You Need to Know About E-Bikes—An Urban Transportation Paradigm Shift : When you have a small electric motor, a battery, and a throttle on your bicycle, it becomes very difficult to make any more excuses. Here's why......
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Dec 11
Secrets of Congestion-Busting Cities : Only nine regions experienced reduced traffic congestion between 1991 and 2011. What do they have in common?...
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Dec 8
Popular in 2014: Increasing Transient Occupancy Taxes : Fourteen California municipalities attempted to increase their Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOTs) through ballot measures this November....
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Dec 8
The Eco Village Concept: Climate Mitigation Might Require Experimentation : Robert Boyer of UNC-Charlotte discusses his new article on the hurdles surrounding building environmentally friendly Ecovillages. Follow Journal of Planning Education and Research @JPER7....
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Dec 8
Should I Present at a Conference? And If I Don't Present, Should I Attend? : One question I get asked a lot is if students should present at conference. In fact it is often more of a statement of intent rather than a question about whether it is useful....
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Dec 4
A Playful Approach to Activating Spaces along the Los Angeles River : An interview with two of Project 51's co-founders, John Arroyo and Catherine Gudis, on the collective's recent "Play the LA River" card deck, a playable guide which invites participants to discover 56...
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Dec 1
Critiquing the 'Twenty Percent' Argument Against Transit Funding : This post critiques a common argument against federal support for public transit: that transit gets 20 percent of transportation spending yet has a much lower market share....
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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....
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