Tag Archives: urban planning

A Bid to Solve Californias Housing Crisis Could Redraw How Cities Grow

Scott Wiener, the California state senator representing San Francisco, has a pretty good idea for how to save the world. In happening, sitting in a coffee shop in his city’s Financial District, Wiener seems downright perplexeds that anyone would be against it. Here’s the idea: Build more housing. So, with his fellow senator Nancy Skinner, … Read More

The Littler Fire Engine That Could Make Cities Safer

In theory, creating a safer street should be easy: Make life harder for cars and easier for beings. That means lowering the speed restraint, building speed lumps, traffic circles, and bulb-outs, which constrict superhighways and troop operators has become still more cautious, and creating special, disconnected spaces in the street for drivers, cyclists, and walkers. … Read More

The War on City Parking Just Got Serious

The national political dialogue is suffusedwith substantive issues likeBenghazi, beautiful pageants, and the best debate memes. But the most difficult bugbear in neighborhood politics just got some serious side seeing from the Obama administration: Parking. It chimes itty-bitty and insignificant, but parking is a very big deal in city hall and place associations.Even dense municipalities … Read More

They’ve Developed An Cunning New Type Of Intersection That Can Save Lives

It’s an strife that’s longed harassed street designers: how do you make an intersection safe for cyclists? Cities have increasingly expended shielded bike lanes to give cyclists defence when they travel alongside automobile traffic. But at intersections, situations become more touchy. In guild to allow for transforms, the protection ends. That’s a big problem. After … Read More