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An analysis and accompanying interactive map from the Urban Institute show where the nation's richest and poorest tend to live. The map tells a tale of deeply ingrained wealth segregation.
1 hour ago   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
For urbanization in China's cities to be truly human-centered, pedestrianization plans must be thoroughly considered.
Yesterday   The City Fix
To preserve views, zoning rules from 2006 require adequate distance between residential towers of a certain height. As developers chafe against the restriction, residents still worry they'll be left facing a wall.
Yesterday   The Seattle Times
The general principle is simple: more density equals lower prices and less environmental impact. But suburbia's imprint is deep, both on cities themselves and on how we expect to inhabit them.
Yesterday   Grist
A new report from TRIP has been released showing which regions have the worst maintained roads. United States drivers on average pay an annual 'hidden pothole tax' of $515, double that in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Highway funding expires July 31.
Yesterday   Reuters
All the talk about the Highway Trust Fund can make it seem like the U.S. transportation system. Robert Puentes and Adie Tomer argue that funding is only a symptom of the deeper problem.
Yesterday   Politico
A bit of a redefining moment is happening among European planners as they look for ways to address the growing complexity of their communities and the world.
Yesterday   CityLab
With 350 bikeshare stations already in its system, Capital Bikeshare announced the addition of eight new stops at high-profile locations in and around the nation's capital.
Yesterday   The Washington Post
Chicago's Metropolitan Planning Council has released a new toolbox full of interactive features intended to assist transit oriented development.
2 days ago   Chi.Streetsblog
As it vies to host the 2024 Summer Games, Boston's plan envisions two new permanent neighborhoods built with a mix of public and private investment. The final decision will take place in September.
2 days ago   Boston Globe
The Dallas-to-Houston project will be the first operating high speed rail line in the United States when it opens in 2021. The project received $75 million in private funding, allowing planning for the project to advance.
2 days ago   Houston Chronicle