[Ci1] Henry Grabar wonders why all of these cities that say they want to fight climate change aren’t taking the most obvious steps.
[Ci2] Conor Sen has some suggestions for how malls can reinvent themselves as community centers.
[Ci3] Matheiu Vaillancourt wishes cities would stop touting autism-friendliness.
[Ci4] Mexico City may be abolishing its parking minimums! Yay! But they may be instituting maximums! Boo! Seriously, is it that hard to let the market sort it out?
[Ci5] Michael Brendan Dougherty wrote a piece on how the suburbs die. I’m not especially convinced that the Connecticut experience is going to be generalizable to the rest of the country.
[Ci6] The new hiptown in Australia is Adelaide.
[Ci7] Phoenix can’t seem to grow fast enough. Look, I’m as happy to flip mother nature the bird and say we will build cities wherever we want to build cities as any redblooded American, but that’s what we have Las Vegas for.
[Ci8] An interesting look at revitalizing the suburbs.
[Ci9] Almost a century ago, folks projected that our cities would be a lot more communistic than they turned out to be. (But hey, at least there’s a church!)
Been looking at Tokyo housing stats and I think this is the most amazing thing I've found – a doubling of space per person in <50 years pic.twitter.com/CgLFkDL0k2
— Jim (@geographyjim) June 25, 2017