The latest in urban planning, placemaking and citizen action:

  • The city of Calgary is planning on installing as many as 22 cameras around the city in higher crime areas as a way of adding security. [Calgary Herald]
  • Dallas makes an effort to break the habit of urban planning around the automobile. [Dallas Morning News]
  • Redefining asphalt as an aesthetic, not just a practicality. []
  • Concealed, loaded weapons are now allowed in public parks, after the Bush administration overturned a 25 year old law. [Environment News Service]
  • Facing a tough market, Columbus, OH developers try to use land for parks instead of condos. [Columbus Dispatch]

Places in the News: December 8, 2008 was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by Brian Geraghty
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