"Not knowing which kinds of buildings consume what is like not being able to gauge differences between a diesel truck and a hybrid car."
3 hours ago   CityLab
Landscape architects are not given nearly enough recognition for being urbanists. Blog Post
May 30, 2013   By Mark Hough
John Metcalfe spotlights the work of Dutch designer Thor ter Kulve, whose creative approach to designing street furniture blends utility and playfulness with the aim of liberating public space.
May 30, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
A new report documents the diversity of America's cycling community, countering the stereotype of the "spandex- or skinny jean-clad" white rider. However, minority communities suffer from a deficit of cycling infrastructure. Can this be changed?
May 30, 2013   Grist
As California rushes to begin building the first phase of its controversial high-speed rail project, the decision to select a builder based more on cost than technical competence is being scrutinized by state and federal lawmakers.
May 29, 2013   Los Angeles Times
Not to be outdone by its big (and small) city brethren, the nation's third largest city is launching its long-awaited, and relatively secretive, bike-sharing program next month. And according to Paul Merrion, they're starting with a bang.
May 29, 2013   Crain's Chicago Business
Places Journal talks with New York Design Commissioner David Burney about the politics of urban design and planning.
May 29, 2013   Places Journal
I'm all about compromise; that's why after conversations with some enlightened individuals, I have decided to magnanimously ease my hard line with the Port Authority NY/NJ about converting one of the Holland Tunnel tubes to a bicycle/pedestrian-o Blog Post
May 29, 2013   By Ian Sacs
In a pair of articles, four Wall Street Journal writers delve deeper into the May 24 collapse of the I-5, Skagit Valley Bridge in Washington state and its relationship to our nation's aging transportation infrastructure.
May 28, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
Memorial Day has been honored in America for 150 years, but you might excuse New Yorkers for celebrating an entirely different holiday yesterday - the long-waited launch of the country's largest bike-share program.
May 28, 2013   The New York Times
Chuck Wolfe suggests we all have the inspiration within us to envision how to remake our cities--from the conjecture of a Seattle restauranteur about Seattle's monorail to neighborhood examples of "we used this before, let's use it again".
May 26, 2013   Crosscut