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The Northern Avenue Bridge in Boston—a 100-year-old swing bridge used by pedestrians and cyclists—was closed abruptly due to structural defects.
4 hours ago   The Boston Globe
The city of Montreal announced final plans to tear down an elevated highway and replace it with an urban boulevard.
4 days ago   Montreal Gazette
The Michigan legislature compromised on a plan to raise money for state transportation funding. Instead of increasing the fuel tax, voters will consider an increased sales tax that exempts the fuel tax.
4 days ago   MLive
Next City is running a special feature that provides a timeline of events of significance to society's concept of gentrification.
4 days ago   Next City
Urban Land magazine gathered a panel of developers from around the country to discuss current trends in master planned communities—they all agree that consumers want communities in line with the ideas of new urbanism.
4 days ago   Urban Land
Several important details of the Cincinnati Streetcar came into focus in recent weeks. Included is a component of the operating agreement that will take advantage of rising property values in funding the system.
5 days ago   UrbanCincy
New York magazine examines the latest wave of skyscraper development in New York City for the possibility that they might embody the highest outcomes of form and function.
5 days ago   New York
After a failed attempt to increase the fuel tax, itself a form of carbon tax on gas and diesel sales, Gov. Jay Inslee seeks to use revenue from carbon permits purchased by stationary sources in a new cap-and-trade program to pay for transportation.
5 days ago   The Seattle Times
Washington D.C. is ready for a change in parking policy. The District Department of Transportation announced plans, so far mostly conceptual, to launch the parkDC value pricing system next summer.
5 days ago   The Washington Post
A peak under the hood at "Ground Truth"—the operation behind Google Street View.
5 days ago   Wired
In part one of a two-part series, I introduce MoMA's latest Issues in Contemporary Architecture exhibit and offer a definition of Tactical Urbanism. Opinion
6 days ago   By Mike Lydon