Los Angeles has added hundreds of miles of bike routes in recent years, but the local paper of record identifies a lack of data as contributing to ongoing discord from drivers who feel like they're being pinched by bike lanes.
2 days ago Los Angeles Times
"A five-year, $82 million project to replace seven bridges over the Vine Street Expressway will also remodel the cultural spine of the city," reports Paul Nussbaum.
2 days ago The Philadelphia Inquirer
What can rehousing initiatives teach us about the ongoing struggle for urban resilience?
2 days ago Places Journal
The Forest Park Southeast neighborhood in St. Louis, including an area known as The Grove, is taking a careful approach to infill development on city-owned lots in light of recent investment and demand.
2 days ago nextSTL
"Seattle is in the midst of a full-spectrum transportation fustercluck," writes David Roberts for Grist.
2 days ago Grist
Mike Ferguson reports on the process of updating the growth plan—working title "Beyond Billings"—for the city of Billings, Montana.
2 days ago Billings Gazette
A few weeks ago, Alan Mallach asked the question, "do urban neighborhoods need homeowners?" Tony Roshan Samara challenges his answer.
3 days ago Rooflines
The city may grow by 200,000 in the next two years, surpassing Philadelphia and Phoenix, if city leaders agree to annex five surrounding unincorporated areas. The Wall Street Journal considers the effect of annexation on meeting inner city needs.
3 days ago The Wall Street Journal
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, working with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is testing an app that will help the blind navigate Arlington Station in early 2015. The app will eventually be free to use throughout the system.
3 days ago The Boston Globe
"The city should consider road diets for all streets with excess car capacity, although they're not always politically easy," writes John Greenfield.
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