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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has released a draft plan to overhaul the city's stormwater infrastructure to reduce the pollution levels in Puget Sound.
12 min ago   WaterWorld
Inside access to a huge volunteer effort underway in New York City to account for the condition of an estimated 600,000 street trees—where every single one of the city's trees counts.
1 hour ago   The Nature of Cities
A data visualization project illustrates the long and varied traditions of American single-family housing.
2 hours ago   The Washington Post
An op-ed calls for an end to five examples of them planning status quo, and recommends four new "rule of thumbs" that can provide a better model for the transportation planning of the future.
3 hours ago   City Observatory City Commentary
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Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins, of the landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm SWA, describe the benefits of a design process that empowers people and communities to participate. Exclusive
4 hours ago  By Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins
Just over a year ago President Obama's draft Clean Power Plan Rule was unveiled. That proposal has been finalized and the president promoted it at a press event on Monday.The final rule is both stronger and more lenient that the original proposal.
19 hours ago   The Guardian
This vehicle would be larger than a Hummer, a bus, and even an 18-wheeler. Then again, it would not travel on land. The proposal goes by an appropriate acronym: SF-BREEZE. Think fresh air over the bay.
20 hours ago   AASHTO Journal
Paterson, New Jersey's diverse immigrant population holds the potential to revive the city's declining economy. Writer Jeff Byles documents key resources the city has and how similar postindustrial cities have harnessed community-driven planning.
21 hours ago   Doggerel
Toronto, Tokyo, and Helsinki may have little in common, but they all top Metropolis Magazine's list of the world's most liveable cities, as named by an expert panel of designers and urbanists. Eight runnners-up were named in a variety of categories.
22 hours ago   Metropolis Magazine
A new Transit Center report shows what it takes to enact change.
23 hours ago   Next City
Caron Atlas has spent decades working to understand and improve the relationship between cities and the arts. As co-director of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York, she advocates for the recognition of artistic activity throughout NYC.
Yesterday   Satellite Magazine