A great animation from Joshua Abrams of Planning Collaborative on the predictability of NIMBYs.
A fun song about riding the light rail by Jeremy Messersmith. It is based on his experience riding the light rail in the Twin Cities.
The short video from StreetsFilms is inspired by Donald Appleyard’s work examining the role automobile traffic has on neighborhood connectedness.
PBS visited Queen Creek (a suburb of Phoenix) to profile a family living through the recession in a new suburb.
A great video on creating the “greatest, greenest big city in the world.”
Canadian based rock band Arcade Fire has introduced a revolutionary new music video format.
My friend, Nick Bastien, who participated in last years Walk, wrote this great post on this year’s Jane’s Walk, complete with a short video interview. Enjoy, and be sure to check out the original at RailLife.com Jane’s Walk is back in Phoenix for a second annual stroll through the city. …
A short video of author and New Yorker writer David Owen on “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” influenced his writing of “Green Metropolis.”
This video is about two people who, arguably, had more of an impact on the course of urban planning than any others—Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs.
Barack Obama answers a question from a man about urban renewal in Toledo, Ohio on August 31, 2008.