Posts Tagged: Urbanism
James created the idea of Planopedia, a new editorial product for Planetizen with clear, detailed definitions of 90 (and counting) key planning terms. See the Planopedia archive, here.
“…advocacy organizations traditionally focused on transportation are delving into housing and land use policy. In San Diego, Circulate San Diego is exporting a successful affordable housing density bonus program to the rest of the state. In Los Angeles, local advocates
After an initial wave of daring (perhaps foolhardy) certainty from some pundits working in the urbanism sphere, it seemed like the appetite for speculation declined for much of the shockingly long duration of the pandemic. Back at the beginning, there
…there’s clearly an appetite for regenerative thinking in the wake of the pandemic and the civil unrest of January 2021 and the spring and summer of 2020. The American Jobs Plan is the biggest showcase to date for this ambition
Wrote and produced “Urban Planning and the Pandemic: 2020 in Review” for Planetizen Courses. Watch “Urban Planning and the Pandemic” on YouTube.
The word “better” is dangerous in a planning context, of course. What is better for oil companies, for example, is not better for the world—and that’s about the simplest possible elucidation of this point about the slippery nature of the
The word “better” is dangerous in a planning context, of course. What is better for oil companies, for Whatever it was that blinded us to the threat—blind faith, ignorance, a deeply ingrained belief in American exceptionalism—the country’s response since the
While it’s so far only a temporary change, the sudden popularity of al fresco streets—a term we are using until a more universally accepted term comes along—presents undeniable evidence that some things in the United States are, for now at
Produced and moderated the “The Future of Cities: Making Sense of COVID-19” panel. This virtual panel discussion focuses on the potential for the COVID-19 pandemic to influence the development, demographic, and environmental trends of the future. Watch an excerpt of
Wrote and produced the “Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2020” video for Planetizen Courses. Watch “Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2020” on YouTube.