2022 was an unusually action-packed year in California planning
California desperately needs housing, but inflation and interest rates may hinder production.
An annual list of the must-read books related to urban planning and its intersecting fields.
New public transit lines, extensions, and major upgrades have been opening up all over California lately. CP&DR reviews the impacts of these transformative, and not-so-transformative, projects.
App-based Rides Get Into the Public Transit Game
But measures calling for increased housing development potential met decidedly mixed results.
The attorney who is helping developers bring over 4,000 units to Santa Monica nearly overnight shares the nuances of the newly powerful Builder’s Remedy.
This week’s APA conference is located across the street from the “happiest place on earth” — with “place” in very ironic quotes. Here’s what Disneyland, and Disney’s latest “imagineering” efforts mean for planning today.
As California brings the gas-powered car era to a close, let’s remember: It was just awful enough, at just the right moment, to inspire a revolution in land use regulation.
The May Company department store and Westside Pavilion have been transformed into the Westside’s newest workplace hub.
Emeryville has embraced housing on a scale that no other Bay Area city has even considered. In particular, the city hopes to not only meet its Regional Housing Needs Allocation goals, but to exceed it — by as much as 50%.
Sea level rise is becoming increasingly unavoidable for planners in coastal California.
Los Angeles is actually ruled by stasis.
A recent essay advocates for the development of a new city in California to alleviate the state’s housing crisis. The argument needs a few tweaks.
Review of Super Tall, by Stefan Al, about engineering and urbanism in contemporary skyscrapers.