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Editorial: Expansion of toll relief will provide meaningful help to Hampton Roads

The Virginian-Pilot 02 Oct 2022
When state government officials entered into a deal to expand and refurbish the two tunnels connecting Norfolk and Portsmouth, they knew what they were getting ... Local officials, urban planners, advocates for the poor — all said the arrangement would be a bad deal for people who had to make the crossing regularly ... It’s little wonder that former Gov ... .

Sydney nightlife revs up to shake city's sleepy reputation 

Hong Kong Standard 01 Oct 2022
At the other end of the day, shops start closing around 5 p.m. and restaurants a few hours after that, leaving few options for late-night creme brule or cheesecake ... Hyde ... Urban planner Nicole Gurran at the University of Sydney says ensuring the nighttime economy is not just about partying at bars is key to an inclusive city.   ... .

B.C.'s urban forests are failing poor and racialized communities, says study

North Shore News 29 Sep 2022
Elsewhere in Canada, part of the challenge in closing the urban tree cover gap comes down to geography ... But the report also highlights “conflicting interests,” where utility providers and real estate developers often push back against city planners, while not recognizing the ecological benefits of urban forests.

Doors Open Denver exploring 4 campuses within the city

CBS News 29 Sep 2022
Doors Open Denver literally opens doors to some of the city's architectural gems. It's the flagship event for the Denver Architecture Foundation ... The Insider Tours are in-person, and lead by an expert, usually an architect, an historian, an urban planner, or someone associated with the building that has a lot of knowledge about the building ... LINK ... ....

We miscalculated our climate tipping points: This decade is critical

The Hill 29 Sep 2022
Despite the knowledge that the planet is rapidly warming, efforts to respond to the crisis have been far too slow ... Why risk the impartiality of science, with what has been considered a problem for economists or urban planners to solve? Because our time for meaningful action has been slated for just a few short years this decade ... .

Small Towns Play Up Natural and Historic Assets, Attract Families Looking for Quality of Life

Victoria Advocate 28 Sep 2022
Comprised of urban planners, designers, and communication experts, DbD began by helping once-vibrant towns�originally�centered around the textile industry, but forced to reinvent ... is comprised of local government planners, engineers, urban designers, and communication specialists.


This Day 28 Sep 2022
The authorities should enforce building codes and regulations ... Our urban planners should also ensure that there are enough access points through which fire fighters and emergency personnel could gain entrance to put off a fire before it spreads ... We must commend the FSS for keeping records, but they must do more ... .

Missoula midtown master plan to focus on affordable housing

Missoulian 28 Sep 2022
Affordable housing has emerged as a top priority in the midtown master planning process currently underway at the city ... This map presented by Tyler Bump with ECONorthwest shows the midtown master plan study area ... Brock was also excited that the ECONorthwest team is led by economists, rather than urban designers, planners or architects ... .

amBroadway | A look at October’s Broadway and Off-Broadway openings

AM New York 28 Sep 2022
The fall theater season is finally upon us, with many new Broadway and Off-Broadway shows ready to officially open in October ... Leopoldstadt ... 1776 ... P ... Ralph Fiennes, who has not appeared onstage in New York in two decades, will portray the notorious New York City urban planner Robert Moses in this new drama by the prolific English playwright David Hare.

Road Zen: Lane limits

Missoulian 28 Sep 2022
EUGENE SCHMITZ. I have a confession to make. After all my years of serving on Missoula’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board, I’m still not a fan of bike lanes ... Even without physical barriers, there’s some psychological comfort ... Consequently, they’re an urban planner’s obvious first tool for bicycling promotion (more butts on bikes) ... Doorings ... .

In groundbreaking plan, California allows affordable housing on some commercial properties

Times Standard 28 Sep 2022
Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) ... They just wouldn’t go there.” ... An August analysis by UrbanFootprint, a software platform that analyzes city data for urban planners and local governments, found that the new law could produce 1.6 million to 2.4 million new homes, depending on market conditions, including hundreds of thousands of affordable units ... .

India needs a united front to fix its garbage problem

Hindustan Times 27 Sep 2022
The job is in the urban space and way more strenuous than activating 120 million toilets, mostly in India’s 650,000 villages ... Urban planners are also confronted by mounds of deadly electronic waste coming from televisions, computers and smartphones, among others, containing toxic metals such as lead, mercury and lithium.

Available ducts unused, pumping in funds for new ones

The Times of India 27 Sep 2022
Bhopal. Urban administration and planner hired a private consultant to carry out an assessment on revenue generation from under ground tunnels and ducts ... TNN. Start a Conversation. .

Luxury towers squander high-density sites 

Finance & Commerce 27 Sep 2022
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Monticello looking into grants for proposed Freedom Park

The News-Gazette 27 Sep 2022
“We are requesting to name it Freedom Park.” ... In June, Jeff Martin, a senior urban and community planner with the Farnsworth Group, met with key stakeholders, including Bill Blickhan from the active-duty sign committee, Seth Floyd from Hamm-Burke American Legion Post 101 and Nick Nichols from VFW Piatt County Post 5346 ... .

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