An analysis and accompanying interactive map from the Urban Institute show where the nation's richest and poorest tend to live. The map tells a tale of deeply ingrained wealth segregation.
4 days ago The Washington Post - Wonkblog
To preserve views, zoning rules from 2006 require adequate distance between residential towers of a certain height. As developers chafe against the restriction, residents still worry they'll be left facing a wall.
5 days ago The Seattle Times
The general principle is simple: more density equals lower prices and less environmental impact. But suburbia's imprint is deep, both on cities themselves and on how we expect to inhabit them.
5 days ago Grist
A bit of a redefining moment is happening among European planners as they look for ways to address the growing complexity of their communities and the world.
5 days ago CityLab
Chicago's Metropolitan Planning Council has released a new toolbox full of interactive features intended to assist transit oriented development.
6 days ago Chi.Streetsblog
As it vies to host the 2024 Summer Games, Boston's plan envisions two new permanent neighborhoods built with a mix of public and private investment. The final decision will take place in September.
6 days ago Boston Globe
A World Research Institute report offers seven prescriptions for designing safer cities. At the top of the list: avoid sprawl.
Jul 24, 2015 Motherboard
According to the Streetsblog, one of the most transit-rich states in the country squanders the potential benefits of its infrastructure by surrounding stations with sprawling residential communities.
Jul 23, 2015 Streetsblog USA
The politics of parking aren't expected to change in the upcoming Houston mayoral election. But an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle is willing to mess with the third rail.
Jul 22, 2015 Houston Chronicle
A recent op-ed by ULI Foundation Governor and developer John McNellis argues that too many cities are forcing mixed-use developments into neighborhoods, enabling vacancies and blight in the process.
Jul 22, 2015 Urban Land Magazine