A Black Man's Journey Through 'Whitopia' | CityLab
Rich Rigs, System, Facts
How the rich rig the system: From low capital gains taxes to stock buy-backs, here are the ways the elites ensure the markets benefit them
How the rich have rigged the system (to prevent you from EVER getting 'up' - or 'real' democracy from getting a foothold): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTnngAwk_XI One fact from this video.. 40% of the Bronx earns less than $40 a day. Film review: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/9707133/Park-Avenue-Money-Power-and-the-American-Dream-BBC-Four-review.html
Innovating the Planning Process Through Community-Centered Design | Planetizen
Plans Design, Urban Planning, Planetizen, Community Cent Design, Urban Plans, Plans Process, Design Fields, Innovation, Community Plans
Innovating the Planning Process Through Community-Centered Design | Planetizen: The Urban Planning Design and Development Network
Mental Maps and the Neuroscience of Neighborhood Blight | Pacific Standard Mag
Neuroscience, Mental Maps, Economics, Neighborhood Blight, Business
Mental Maps and the Neuroscience of Neighborhood Blight
6 Places Where Cars, Bikes, and Pedestrians All Share the Road As Equals - CityLab
Urban Design, Svr Design, Street Parks, Compartidos Sons, Seattle, Belle Street, Street Design, Ciudades En
6 ciudades en donde los espacios compartidos son un éxito
BELL STREET PARK | SEATTLE, WA
6 exemplos de espaços compartilhados bem sucedidos,© Seattle, EUA. © SvR Design Co, via Flickr
To Improve Our Health, Let’s Transform The Places We Live — Medium
Urban Blight Isn't Just Bad To Look At, It's Bad For Your Health | Co.Exist | ideas + impact
Jane Jacobs, Patron Saint of Urbanism
Patterns Saint, Public Spaces, Urban Plans, Cities Vital, Parks Publ Spaces, Maine Public, Cities Life, Urban Spaces, Patron Saints
Jane Jacobs, Patron Saint of Urbanism, on streets and city vitality.
Streets and their sidewalks, the main public spaces of a city, are its most vital organs." ~Jane Jacobs #placemaking
Awww city life
Want Your City to Thrive? Look to Its Trees | CityLab
Area Slow, Urban Forests, Urban Plans, Trees Canopies, Sustainability Cities, Urban Area, Forests Plans, Civic Pride, Culver Cities
Communities like Culver City, California, are focusing on urban forest plans to help protect a major economic and environmental asset: the tree canopy.
research shows that trees in urban areas slow down traffic, foster civic pride and identity, and improve property values.
Buses, Bicycles, Bike Riding, Transportation 60, Offices, Funny Pictures, Cars, Spaces Requir, 60 People
space required to transport 60 people / poster in the of Muenster Planning Office, Aug 2001
Space required to transport 60 people. This poster shows how buses and bikes save room on the roadway. Image: city of Muenster, Germany
"Ride Bike, Ride Life." |(Poster in city of Muenster Planning Office, August 2001) Credit: PressOffice City of Munster, Germany|
The space required to transport 60 people by car, bus & bicycle. Clearly, bus/light rail and bicycle win.
Is Your Neighborhood Changing? It Might Be Youthification, Not Gentrification
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One urban planning professor has defined this as a process that occurs in discrete stages.
Is Your Neighborhood Changing? It Might Be Youthification, Not Gentrification | Architect Magazine | Design
What to Do With a Dying Neighborhood - The Atlantic
Die Neighborhood, Covington Plans, The Neighborhood, Dormer Windows, Business
What to Do With a Dying Neighborhood The low-income housing rentals built at Walker's Bend (Alana Semuels) - City of Covington Planning and Zoning Department. The low-income housing rentals are well-built and spacious, and on the day I visited, the neighborhood was quiet and calm. They look like single-family homes with individual driveways and dormer windows on some homes.
We Found Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses’ Love Child – Next City
Public Spaces, Robert Moses, Jane Jacobs, Multi Us Destinations, Urban Study, Manhattan Parks, Extraordinari Character
What makes Sara D. Roosevelt Park such an amazing public space? Gideon Fink Shapiro proposes one theory in his article titled: "We Found Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses’ Love Child."
Wanted: More (and Better) Discourse on Designing Diverse Communities | Atlantic Cities
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Nice fence decoration (foto James Rojas)
Report offers ideas for a Boston beset by rising seas | Boston Globe