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44 min ago
The young prime minister's approval to almost triple the capacity of the Kinder Morgan pipeline comes as a surprise given Trudeau's concern for climate change. He approved another Alberta oil sands pipeline but rejected a third.
The New York Times
4 days ago
Recent problems on the commuter rail operations contracted out by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Denver's Regional Transportation District caught the eye of Governing's transportation and infrastructure reporter.
Governing
4 days ago
Rebuilding and repairing New York City after Hurricane Sandy shows how climate change can exacerbate existing equity problems and that such disasters must spur efforts to rebuild fairly, not entrench existing problems.
The Nation
4 days ago
New research finds that as more distracted drivers take the road, protected bike lanes are keeping bikers alive.
CityLab
4 days ago
Capital Bikeshare's ridership numbers are benefitting from delays and other service constraints resulting from WMATA's SafeTrack maintenance program.
The Washington Post
4 days ago
Three sales tax measures in Fulton County all won on Nov. 8. Two city ballot measures sets a course for investment in public transit and active transportation for Atlanta, while Fulton County will invest in road projects to reduce traffic congestion.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
4 days ago
With the construction of a new community center and housing, Philadelphia's Chinatown sees a more secure future for the historic neighborhood
PhillyMag
4 days ago
Apartment List has published research showing the top destination cities for those 19 to 35 years of age based on ten years of census data from 2005-2010. Among the top 10 destinations, only three were on East and West coasts.
Apartment List
4 days ago
An interactive map from Chicago Cityscape shows all of the city's parking lots, vacant spaces, and city-owned land. Not all of it is truly vacant, or developable, but the map shows how much scope remains for new construction.
Chicago Cityscape
5 days ago
Over the next two decades, bold estimates have local governments around the world spending over $41 trillion on "smart cities." But what are smart cities, and how do we measure return on investment?
CNBC
5 days ago
A Berlin-based olfactory expert used 6,500 scents to recreate the smells of 35 cities.
Atlas Obscura
5 days ago
The driver has been arrested and charged with the deaths of five children who died at the scene of the one-vehicle crash in which the bus slammed into a tree on Monday afternoon. The National Transportation Safety Board is on the scene.
WRCB tv
5 days ago
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has aligned himself with opponents to the addition of a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport, citing noise and air pollution concerns
BBC
5 days ago
The frontline of the ongoing battle between Airbnb and government regulators shifts from Albany to New York City.
The Wall Street Journal
6 days ago
A distance of two miles can mean the difference of living more than ten years longer in the city of Denver. The city and its residents are gathering resources to improve public health outcomes in all the city's neighborhoods.
The Denver Post
6 days ago
Traffic police in Mumbai have launched a campaign to cut down on unnecessary honking by motorists in the city of Mumbai
The Indian Express
6 days ago
We can’t simply rely on the federal government to solve the San Francisco Bay Area’s challenges. Time and time again, we have turned to local do-it-yourself solutions. This year, voters rolled up their sleeves and took matters into their own hands.
San Francisco Chronicle
6 days ago
Car2Go has pulled out of several cities recently, making even carsharing's most ardent believers wonder if the business model is built to last.
Transportist
6 days ago
Los Angeles is building several affordable housing projects for artists.
KPCC
November 25, 2016, 11am PST
As the MTA repairs Hurricane Sandy-related damage to train transit, advocates look for solution to a coming transit crunch.
Politico
November 25, 2016, 9am PST
Kansas City, Missouri is in the process of considering an $800 million general obligation bond to fund transportation projects. The advocacy group BikeWalkKC, seeing the opportunity, is already advocating for how to put that money to use.
BikeWalkKC