This is a very interesting idea … Urban Planning and Public Policy in High School. Imagine if we all had learned at a young age the importance of density, public transit, social justice … the list goes on. This will lead to a whole new generation … Continue reading Urban planning: Will Dallas ISD plant its new CityLab High School downtown next year?
We need to look at all of our options when planning for transportation and future growth. Here is an interesting article (op-ed) about BRT and some of the benefits. BY WES GUCKERT | MARCH 7, 2016 It may not seem as sexy, but it offers … Continue reading An Overlooked Transportation Alternative: Bus Rapid Transit
Miami is not the only place in the world where we see investors searching for high grounds. As sea-levels continue to rise, there will be a push to develop previously undesirable areas, be it small neighborhoods or cites further inland. It is imperative that we … Continue reading Taking the High Ground—and Developing It
Planning to encourage and influence healthier behavior! What a novel idea … Can urban planning make people healthier? Last week, the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) announced the launch of ten “healthy new towns” across England. These towns, which will contain 76,000 new homes and … Continue reading England’s Healthy Living Communities Will Use Urban Planning To Encourage Healthier Lifestyles
I came across this great report while working on a grant for a pop-up-park. The report helped me convey what I was looking to do to others in the office, as well as provided me with examples of other places that have been implementing similar … Continue reading Tactical URBANISM
I just came across this report from Edward J. Blakely, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. I used it in grad school for a few reports. Below is the abstract and a link to the full report. After the wacky weather this December and most of 2015, … Continue reading Urban Planning for Climate Change