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Zoning wins, lending algorithms, and bare naked boar chases (14 Aug)

Zoning wins, lending algorithms, and bare naked boar chases (14 Aug)

The top stories : - Consumption and cities https://bit.ly/33YCxrC - Portland’s zoning reform https://bloom.bg/2E16zA3Samara Trilling on mortgage lending algorithms. https://bit.ly/31TicBu / https://bit.ly/2CqQsvaWhat made us smile...
Streetlight fights, reparations, and no-drama llamas (7 Aug)

Streetlight fights, reparations, and no-drama llamas (7 Aug)

The top stories : - Covid and the affordability crisis https://nyti.ms/2DMogn2 / https://bit.ly/3fywn3v / https://bit.ly/3ip3vwJ - San Diego pushes back on “smart” streetlights https://bloom.bg/31yB8oM - Cities consider...
Desert urbanism, algorithms, and inebriated emus (July 31)

Desert urbanism, algorithms, and inebriated emus (July 31)

The top stories : - Single-family zoning isn’t enough https://bloom.bg/3gimtnR / https://bit.ly/3k8WRMK - Could algorithms actually prevent discrimination? https://bit.ly/2D9VnAW - Walls make a comeback https://bit.ly/3jXKra9Journalist Laura Raskin...
Peaker plants, pop-up shops, and “NOT MISSING YOU!” (10 July)

Peaker plants, pop-up shops, and “NOT MISSING YOU!” (10 July)

The top stories Renewables v. Natural Gas https://nyti.ms/2BVUQC4 / From Peaker Plants to Community Solar https://bit.ly/3iQau2z Singapore’s Home Ownership https://bloom.bg/38GZ7Wa Boomerang Kids https://bit.ly/2W6j7fUWallplay’s Laura O’Reilley on...
Taiwan's open data, the ADA's legacy, and a robo hair cut (24 July)

Taiwan’s open data, the ADA’s legacy, and a robo hair cut (24 July)

The top stories Taiwan’s open data https://bit.ly/39opznI / https://bit.ly/39paL8p The power of bike lanes https://bit.ly/2CDgonEAccessibility consultant Karen Braitmayer on the ADA’s legacy. https://nyti.ms/32RaVErWhat made...
Serendipity, stormwater, and streateries (17 July)

Serendipity, stormwater, and streateries (17 July)

The top stories The clean tech we need https://bit.ly/3haOBcy Serendipity & Silicon Valley https://bit.ly/2ZDW0Lz A tale of two soundscapes https://bit.ly/3h9tirRJournalist Philip Preville on Kansas City’s stormwater...
Facial recognition, cities after Covid, and yoga bubbles (26 Jun)

Facial recognition, cities after Covid, and yoga bubbles (26 Jun)

The top stories - Faulty facial recognition https://nyti.ms/2CLC00L - How Covid is Changing Cities (CityLab) https://bloom.bg/2CKVqTr - Water bills skyrocket https://bit.ly/385U8xUAuthor Deirdre Mask on what addresses...
A short urbanist reading list for Juneteenth (19 Jun)

A short urbanist reading list for Juneteenth (19 Jun)

Today, June 19th or Juneteenth, commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States. Rather than airing a regular show, we are dedicating...
Camden policing, housing discrimination, and sociable cows (12 Jun)

Camden policing, housing discrimination, and sociable cows (12 Jun)

The top stories - The case study of Camden, NJ https://n.pr/37psgEq / https://cnn.it/2XXn8Ey - Discrimination pushing minorities into polluted areas https://bit.ly/3hoZ1qb - How face-masks...
The Sidewalk Weekly: Inclusive cities, structural racism, and a history of urban policing (5 Jun)

The Sidewalk Weekly: Inclusive cities, structural racism, and a history of urban policing (5...

First and foremost, we stand with the millions of Black Americans and allies across the country fighting for racial justice and equality. The murder...