The latest in urban planning, placemaking, and citizen action:

  • Farmers’ markets at hospitals send healthy messages. [CNN.com]
  • Federal Transit Administration funds crowdsourced design of public bus stops. [CoolTown Studios, Next Stop Design]
  • National Parks to be “fee-free” for three weekends this summer. [NPS.gov]
  • Houston aims at better pedestrian linkages for light rail. [Houston Chronicle]
  • Denver Living Streets initiative strives to create vibrant public places. [Denver Living Streets, Denver Daily News]
  • Los Angeles proposes smoking ban in all public parks and golf courses (actors exempted!). [LA Times]
  • Can you walk to your local airport? [Planetizen]