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PLOS: Social sensing of urban land use based on analysis of Twitter users’ mobility patterns

PLOS: Social sensing of urban land use based on analysis of Twitter users’ mobility patterns. “A number of recent studies showed that digital footprints around built environments, such as geo-located tweets, are promising data sources for characterizing urban land use. 84 more words

Research & Opinion

10 Reasons Why Cities Need Urban Planning

Ten Reasons Why Cities Need Urban Planning

You might all have heard of Urban Planning from somewhere before you came across this blog or what kind of a profession it is..well, I assume. 703 more words


#SaveCQ: Cataclysmic Money & the Fight for the City.

As the deadline for objections to the latest development plan beckons, we asked the Chair of the ‘Save CQ’ campaign to tell us more about the development plans for the Cathedral Quarter. 1,262 more words

Current Affairs

State tax credits

The post had a good article yesterday about the issues surrounding state tax credits. Nothing new was really covered. The credits are too expensive but they are the only tool for doing affordable housing. 34 more words

Affordable Housing

21 cranes, 15 hotels, 10,000 jobs: Inside Oregon's development spree

While the 79th Oregon Legislative session left much to be desired, lawmakers should be commended for their work to complete a difficult transportation package that has the potential to improve Oregonians’ lives and livelihoods in every corner of the state. 46 more words

The Oregonian

Guangdong Satellite Imagery 1985 - 2017

A new area of interest has been developing for me. Could I look at satellite imagery and find interesting things? With a historical bent, I thought I could look at satellite images over time, and see what I could do. 76 more words


White: develop transit-oriented areas for living

I have a new appreciation for both transit-oriented living and Google Maps after spending a month in Berlin where everywhere we wanted to go was easily accessible by transit. 1,025 more words