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A new cross-disciplinary report cites 32 case studies to offer practical solutions for integrating trees into civic spaces and surface car parks.
19 min ago   Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery
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By focusing on their common interest in working toward the public good, the gap between faith-based institutions and the planning processes of their communities can be bridged. Exclusive
1 hour ago  By Milton Friesen
The latest example of a coastal city designing urban resilience as both amenity and infrastructure—a plan to build Venice-style canals in Boston.
2 hours ago   The Boston Globe
Not to be outdone by Santa Monica, San Francisco's premier gay neighborhood has painted crosswalks on Castro Street in rainbow colors. However, it's only one part of a much bigger streetscape improvement project that involved huge community input.
3 hours ago   CBS
The high-profile Downtown Project in Las Vegas, led by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, made the wrong kind of news this week.
4 hours ago   Re/code
Gavin Mueller writes a withering critique of the forces behind gentrification and the liberal justifications that allow poverty and racism to persist.
5 hours ago   Jacobin
A recent survey of the Initiative on Global Markets Economic Experts Panel found clear and broad support for the economic benefits of transportation network companies.
6 hours ago   The Initiative on Global Markets
Scott Beyer argues that more compact, vertically-oriented cities, like Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C., should sell the air rights above public projects.
21 hours ago   Governing
Looking for a mapping tool that makes it easy to reference news about which agencies are buying what kind of rolling stock and when?
22 hours ago   Next City
The American Public Transportation Association's Director of Policy Development and Research responds to Eric Jaffe's question: "If So Many People Support Transit, Why Do So Few Ride?"
23 hours ago   American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
An op-ed column by Dana M. Lerner, a New Yorker whose 9-year-old son was struck and killed by taxi while crossing the street earlier this year, explains the legal precedent that lets drivers get away with murder.
Yesterday   New York Times