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After a protracted controversy, the United States Olympic Committee officially terminated the bid for Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
32 min ago   New York Times
San Antonio's soon-to-be-adopted air quality plan will focus on transportation to reduce the city's air pollution.
2 days ago   San Antonio Express-News
An interview with a leading academic on the subject of fair housing offers perspective on the new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule created by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
3 days ago   Salon
Interested in finding the road less traveled by? Walkonomics has launched in seven cities around the globe.
3 days ago   ASLA The Dirt
A World Research Institute report offers seven prescriptions for designing safer cities. At the top of the list: avoid sprawl.
3 days ago   Motherboard
Supporters of New Urbanism may live across the political spectrum, but they all want to live in traditional neighborhoods.
3 days ago   Pacific Standard
The federal government surveyed the country to recognize the best (multi-modal) transportation planning projects.
3 days ago   Fast Lane (DOT blog)
What happened to the "strategic" in the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserves? As Politico reveals, heretofore these oil reserves have only been sold when the nation's oil supply was threatened. Republicans leaders now view the SPR as a cash cow.
3 days ago   Politico
The late architecture critic Reyner Banham and social historian Mike Davis had opposing viewpoints regarding Los Angeles' ecology, but in many ways their disparate takes complemented each other, writes urban planner Jonathan P. Bell.
3 days ago   UrbDeZine
The Northern California city of Arcata has long tolerated the production of California's most second-most-lucrative mood-altering crop. Now, the city is considering an official zoning designation to accommodate marijuana production.
3 days ago   Next City
Once again, chronic delays on New Jersey Transit's rail lines in and out of Manhattan serve as a reminder of Gov. Christie's ill fated decision to cancel replacement of the two aging Hudson River tunnels to Penn Station.
4 days ago   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region