Mondays 117: Convening with the Ancients

September 12, 2022

This week on the show I’m Han Solo again, but that won’t stop us from covering interesting news about cities from around the world!  We chat about Phoenix’s ancient canals, some of California’s potential new laws, Black migration, and making friends in sprawl.

Check out the show links and notes below:

Phoenix canal history – BBC Travel

Capitalism and gentrification – Guardian

Black migration – The Atlantic

Making friends in sprawl – Vox

Trees a secret weapon – Time Magazine

Small cargo vans – The Drive

Bonus coverage:

French e-bike subsidies – The Verge

300 mile range needed? – NYT

Tredges protect kids from particulates – New Atlas

Zero down payment mortgage – NBC

Banning meat adverts – Guardian

Banning fossil fuel adverts – Euronews

California laws

Public meetings – CityLab

Reapealing Article 34, anti-public housing – LA Times

Housing on strip malls, commercial – Smart Cities Dive

Car free tax breaks – Washington Post

Parking requirements near transit – San Diego Union Tribune


Comments and Questions

Castro bath house dispute – SFist

Why city planning? – Thomas Bardenett


Puppies and Butterflies

Pulling the Streetcar Out – Dallas Morning News


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