Monthly Archives: January 2015

Urban Planning Links Worth Clicking: Scatalogical Edition

Of all the crappy problems cities have to deal with—traffic, climate change, hipsters—actual, literal crap often gets overlooked. Not today! Continue reading

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Go Here, Do This: Maps on display in SPUR’s “Urban Cartography” exhibit push boundaries

If you, like me, are a bit of a map geek, you should carve out a half hour in the next two weeks and set coordinates for SPUR Urban Center in San Francisco. The urban-policy nonprofit’s Mission Street headquarters is … Continue reading

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Zoning for Clifford (the Big Red Dog)

Lately, we’ve been reading a lot of Norman Birdwell’s children’s classic “Clifford the Big Red Dog” in my household. Like pretty much every night. There is one page that was confusing to me, though. Frankly, I didn’t see what the … Continue reading

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Two Gentrification Videos (One Funny) and Other Planning Links Worth Clicking

Gentrification: The subject keeps popping up like yet another farm-to-table gastropub. Continue reading

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Construction Crane Over Lake Merritt: Affordable Housing Project Proceeds in Oakland

I was spending some time walking through my old neighborhood in Oakland near Lake Merritt on Wednesday, when I came across something I don’t think I ever saw in the more than three years I lived there: a big ol’ … Continue reading

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People riding BART in their underwear and other vaguely planning-related links worth clicking

Well, that’s one way to make public transit more exciting. Continue reading

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