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Talking Headways Podcast: Critiquing the Language of Planners

This week, Robin Rather of Collective Strength joins the podcast to talk about missteps in the planning profession - including how things go wrong with language. Robin shares how she got to thinking about urban issues and why she believes current planning practice is stuck in the 1990s. We discuss the often jargon-filled language the profession uses, taking a paragraph from Austin’s current zoning code rewrite to illustrate.

Today’s Headlines

Investing in Place Looks At Proposed 710 Freeway Diverging Diamonds L.A. To Pilot Areas To Allow Parking Right After Street Sweeping (Curbed) L.A. City Council Set To Approve Labor Rules For Homeless Housing (KPCC) The Source Has New Pics Of Regional Connector And Purple Line Construction Redondo Beach Temporarily Bans Mixed-Use Development (Curbed) New USC […]