The latest in urban planning, placemaking and citizen action:

  • A case for more flexible definitions of urban success. [New Geography]
  • The search is on to locate and evaluate 10,000 play spaces with KaBOOM! [USA Today]
  • Split personality development and all-or-nothing planning in downtown L.A.’s Figueroa Corridor [LA Times]
  • Does living in a city cut down on greenhouse gas emissions? [Sightline Daily]
  • Berkeley’s Farmers Market takes the lead in banning plastic bags as part of their zero-waste program [Berkeley Daily Planet]
  • In Iowa City, university students help rethink a neighborhood. [The Daily Iowan]