Infrastructure

November 17, 2016, 2pm PST
As the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline continue, so does the legal wrangling.
KUOW
November 17, 2016, 1pm PST
American Rivers has created a toolkit for implementing stormwater utilityies
American Rivers
November 17, 2016, 9am PST
A $4.6 billion transit plan proposed by the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan received 49.5 percent of the vote on November 8. The millage tax would have funded bus rapid transit and regional rail within a four-county region.
Ann Arbor News
November 17, 2016, 5am PST
What will our cities look like in the year 2050?
Doggerel
November 15, 2016, 2pm PST
A compendium of the most discussed examples of news and commentary regarding the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States—but only what's directly relevant to the fields of planning and urban design.
Planetizen
November 15, 2016, 1pm PST
After completing an eight-year study of traffic collisions, the Seattle Department of Transportation realized that one way to immediately improve traffic safety would be to improve signalization an key intersections.
The Urbanist
November 15, 2016, 11am PST
Before parklets dominated San Francisco’s Mission Street, a small bedroom community nestled between Boulder and Denver used parklets to completely transform its downtown.
ModernCities.com
November 15, 2016, 7am PST
The lead editorial in the December issue of American Journal of Public Health provides the introduction for two research papers on the relationship between bicycling safety and infrastructure expansion in Boston and Vision Zero in U.S. and Sweden.
American Journal Of Public Health
November 14, 2016, 1pm PST
A pilot program in Phoenix looks to add art, lighting, seating and other amenities to beautify and make use of the city's alleyways.
Next City
November 14, 2016, 12pm PST
The New Jersey Transit system, with an operating budget reduced to 10 percent of its 2009 total, has become more of a vessel for nepotism than a provider of safe transit service, according to a recent editorial.
New Jersey Star-Ledger
November 12, 2016, 9am PST
The executive director of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) released a statement saying the profession is willing to participate in the president elect's ambitious infrastructure plan.
Dezeen
November 11, 2016, 7am PST
Urbanists consider what the administration of President-elect, Donald Trump, will mean for cities.
CityLab
November 10, 2016, 1pm PST
At the height of the California drought, a group of water suppliers offered rebates for people willing to remove lawns. Now, it's time to figure out if the experiment worked.
AP via San Jose Mercury News
November 10, 2016, 11am PST
Seattle is set to build a nine-lane tunnel on its waterfront, the Urbanist's Ryan Packer is disappointed with its design and the project's stated goals.
The Urbanist
Feature
November 9, 2016, 2pm PST
Beyond the headline-grabbing presidential election, many states and localities voted on issues critical to the planning profession.
James Brasuell
November 9, 2016, 1pm PST
Neighborhood revitalization will focus on parks and libraries under a new program in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 9, 2016, 12pm PST
Many countries have rolled out climate policies since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015. A new report gathers data on the capital investments that will drive the construction of all that new infrastructure.
International Finance Corporation
November 9, 2016, 8am PST
The problems caused by crossing gates for the new A and B Lines are so serious that the Federal Railroad Administration had threatened to close both lines on Nov. 5. They granted the Regional Transit District a 90-day waiver.
Regional Transportation District
November 9, 2016, 7am PST
The city of Milwaukee is repairing its streets and making them more bike and pedestrian friendly in the process.
Urban Milwaukee
November 8, 2016, 5am PST
The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) is built atop of crumbling series of bridges. The city is expected to go in high gear on construction on Brooklyn's only interstate highway by the beginning of the next decade.
Politico New York