Latest News for: Urban planner

Edit

The city where cars are not welcome!

Gulf News 08 Mar 2021
... conscious urban planning ... The pandemic has given many citizens a taste of what densely packed urban areas would be like without so much traffic, and they like it ... Even then, the tide of history may be against them as urban planners try to free up space now occupied by vehicles.
Edit

Once an infrastructure showpiece, Delhi-Noida-Direct Flyway is no one’s child now

The Times of India 08 Mar 2021
NOIDA ... Twenty years on, the arterial waits for a proper upkeep plan ... But that is hardly enough ... Continuous vehicular movement without regular maintenance not only increases risks but will also push costs during extensive repairs,” said Dhaval Parsana, an urban planner who works with several government agencies in NCR as a private consultant ... Download ... .
Edit

‘Karachiites are victims of tussle over power, city resources’

Dawn 07 Mar 2021
KARACHI ... Only good governance can save Karachi ... Despite massive budget allocations, Karachi is still an unliveable city, seminar told ... Urban planner Farhan Anwar said it’s unfortunate that in the last seven decades successive governments couldn’t decide who was responsible for city’s development work, often initiated without proper planning ... .
Edit

Parts of illegal colony razed in Wazirpur

The Times of India 06 Mar 2021
And in this case, no permission was obtained, therefore the colony and the construction is in violation of the norms of Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act, 1975,” said district town planner (enforcement) RS Batth ... Assistant town planner Ashish Sharma said the ...
Edit

Opinion | How Black cartographers put racism on the map of America

Street Roots News 06 Mar 2021
How can maps fight racism and inequality? ... The proposal made it onto the ballot but was defeated ... . Ccarolson/FoundSF [CC BY-SA] ... The power of maps ... OPINION ... Colonial explorers charting their journeys and city planners and developers pursuing urban renewal, too, have used cartography to represent the world in ways that further their own priorities.
Edit

PGSNYS to rediscover Buffalo streets

The Am-Pol Eagle 05 Mar 2021
Keppel is an urban planner and historian. She works as a project planner for Buffalo Place, the downtown Buffalo business district organization ... Add your opinion. .
Edit

Experts suggest empowerment of LG system as solution to problems of Karachi

Urdu Point 05 Mar 2021
Senior architect and planner Arif Hassan, speaking at the occasion ... Urban Planner, Farhan Anwar, following the 18th constitutional amendment powers had to be devolved from provincial government to local governments but instead of that local government bodies were deprived of them.
Edit

No gatherings? No problem. ‘WandaVision’ fans geek out with virtual watch parties

The Tribune San Luis Obispo 05 Mar 2021
By day, Tiffany Telles is a writer and urban planner for the Army Reserve in San Jose, California. On Sunday nights, though, she moonlights in another field. expert “WandaVision” consultant ... .
Edit

Hyderabad ranked 24th in ease of living index

The Times of India 05 Mar 2021
Hyderabad was ranked 24th on the ease of living among 49 cities with a population of more than one million, baffling urban planners who said the city has better infrastructure and lower cost of living than many cities ranked higher.
Edit

Nate Monroe: Downtown Jacksonville's watery collision with revitalization efforts

The Florida Times Union 05 Mar 2021
... storm surge during major — and increasingly common — storms; and the confluence of these events, plus the difficulty of modeling with uncertainty, has rendered past federal and local studies on storm impacts nearly useless for developers and urban planners.
Edit

Volusia ECHO Advisory Committee selected: Hear from all the applicants

Daytona Beach News-Journal 05 Mar 2021
A new Volusia ECHO Advisory Committee was appointed Tuesday, mingling some new faces with fresh recruits ... More. Volusia Forever Advisory Committee filled ... "I love ECHO ... Saralee Morrissey, a longtime urban planner who spent 27 years with the Volusia County School District, said her years of experience give her insight into every corner of the county.
Edit

The mission of the Backyard Homes Project: Well-designed rentals L.A. can afford

The Los Angeles Times 05 Mar 2021
The project is led by LA Más, a nonprofit run by architects, designers and planners who specialize in urban design innovation and aim to blaze a path for more cautious government and industry to follow ... Department of Housing and Urban Development as anyone making less than 80% median income in Los Angeles) as landlords.
Edit

Better infra? City ranked 24th in ease of living index

The Times of India 05 Mar 2021
Hyderabad was ranked 24th on the ease of living among 49 cities with a population of more than one million, baffling urban planners who said the city has better infrastructure and lower cost of living than many cities ranked higher.
×