Recommended Urban Planning and Urban Affairs Blogs and Websites

Austin Contrarian - Austin, economics and other stuff
Car Free America - Urban planning, transportation and sustainable life blog based in Dallas
Car Free Austin
CityCentric Charlotte - Urban planning in Charlotte and North Carolina
City Fabric - Screen prints of selected cities
City Room - News blog of live reporting, features and reader conversations about New York City
City Journal - "the nation’s premier urban-policy magazine"
City Notes - Daniel Kay Hertz
Curbed Detroit
Curbed New Orleans
Cyburbia - online urban planning community
Guardian Cities
Houston Architecture and Info
Houston in Pics - Pictures of Houston from a pedestrian perspective
Houston Strategies - Houston urban analysis
Houston Tomorrow - Improving the quality of life of the Houston region through research, education, and discussion
Human Transit - the professional blog of transit planner Jarrett Walker
Itinerant Urbanist
It's Not HOU It's Me - Houston Lifestyle, Food and Culture
Let's Go LA - Urban Planning in Los Angeles
Market Urbanism
Motor City Muckraker
National League of Cities
New Geography
NextCity - Inspiring Better Cities
Own Your City - Jennifer Keesmaat, The official blog of the Chief Planner of the City of Toronto
Pedestrian Observations
Project for Public Spaces
Purple City - Transportation and planning blog, from the perspective that Houston basically gets it right
Raised on the Rail - Things to do along Houston's METRO light rail lines
Strong Towns - For those passionate about the future of America's towns and neighborhoods
Swamplot - Houston's real estate landscape
The Architect's Newspaper
The Black Urbanist - Kristen Jeffers
The Corner Side Yard - A planning blog from Pete Saunders, a Detroit-native, and current planning consultant in Chicago, examining the rise, fall and (hopeful) revitalization of old industrial cities
The Daily Pothole - A publication of New York City DOT
The Urbanophile - Discussion of urban issues by Aaron Renn
Transit Maps


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