Transit agencies, whether they run buses, trains, ferries, bike share systems, or other mediums of mobility, exist in a state of paradox. While their vehicles, signage and street furniture is highly visible and they serve millions of customers each year, many lack a physical connection with their customers. But some transit providers are working to change that.
An interview with Seattle Planning Director Sam Assefa for the latest installment of the “Planners Across America” series.
The latest installment of the “Planners Across America” series features New York City Planning Director and Planning Commission Chair Marisa Lago.
There is no such thing as “a” complete street. No single street is “complete.” Complete streets encompasses more of an idea—and an attitude—than a typology.
An interview with Houston Planning Director Patrick Walsh, conducted after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the city and reduced its planning and infrastructure to a talking point for pundits.
Planetizen’s “Planners Across America” series continues in the city that put many contemporary best planning practices on the map: Portland, Oregon.
The totality of architecture encompasses structures, setting, relationships, uses, and even ideas that, in combination, create a landscape.
Now, as California’s urban resurgence continue apace, several cities are considering reconstructive surgery.
Senators, secretaries, and presidents scarcely concern Eric Shaw. Director of the D.C. Office of Planning since 2015, Shaw is dedicated to an aggressively progressive agenda.
Planners Across America: John Wesley leads the charge to introduce urbanism into mega-suburb of Mesa, Arizona.
Ontario Ranch is but the most massive of a new generation of large master planned communities that are in various stages of development statewide. Technically, Ontario Ranch is an annexation, consisting of nine master-planned communities that are enormous — on the order of several thousand residential units — in their own right.
The Planners Across America series visits Maryland for an interview with Baltimore Planning Director Tom Stosur.
Recent history suggests that Fukuyama’s theory faces peril, if not outright obliteration. What this world will look like—figuratively and literally—in a generation or two is anyone’s guess.
Ambitious, Rapidly Expanding Vision Zero Movement Seeks to End Vehicular Deaths
Houston’s expansion is going in two directions at once. While development on the suburban fringe continues, there is intense focus on the urban core.
The number of people who would likely vote in favor of the city’s current system of long-range planning and project approvals in the City of Los Angeles hovers around zero. But that is not exactly the question at hand.
The latest installment of the Planners Across America series interviews Charletta Wilson-Jacks, director of the Atlanta Office of Planning, who focused on new strategies to engage community members in the city’s planning efforts.