Weekly Round-Up: NEWS

Critic’s Notebook: How Tuesday’s election affects L.A. transit projects

With the Republicans wresting control in the House, some plans likely won’t be funded, but California improvements may go forward.

November 04, 2010| By Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic. From: Los Angeles Times, Article Collections

Read Article: http://articles.latimes.com/2010/nov/04/entertainment/la-et-subway-20101105
Politics and Planning– Hawthorne weighs in on the implications of last week’s election results on LA transit projects.

Cities in Flux: Latino New Urbanism

Written by Jonna McKone on November 2, 2010. From “The City Fix-Sustainable Urban Mobility”

Read Article: http://thecityfix.com/cities-in-flux-latino-new-urbanism/
As part of TheCityFix’s series, “Cities in Flux,” Jonna McKone examines the fabric of Latino communities in the American Southwest and the emergence of Latino new urbanism.
–An interesting piece with abundant links to resources and further readings.

Wendell Cox’s Voodoo Economics

Written by Bill Fulton on 6 November 2010 – 3:18pm. From Bill Fulton’s blog on California Planning and Development Report site.

Read Post: http://www.cp-dr.com/node/2810
Bill Fulton responds to Wendell Cox’s latest report on the effect of land-use regulation on housing prices.
–Fulton offers critical commentary to Cox’s findings.


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