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A new study examines the question of how to achieve neighborhood transformation through the Choice Neighborhoods federal grant program.
2 hours ago   Urban Institute
The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that landlords and developers are concerned about the effects on the market from a wave of new housing supply ready to come online in the region.
Yesterday   Puget Sound Business Journal
St. Petersburg will overhaul its bus system in early 2016, expecting improved efficiency from operating on the downtown city grid as well as upgrades to the area that serves as the current hub of the system.
Yesterday   Creative Loafing Tampa Bay
Facing winter storms and flooding, the city of Los Angeles is opening public buildings as temporary shelters for the homeless. Mayor Garcetti also has the option of declaring a state of emergency around the 26,000 people without housing.
Yesterday   Los Angeles Times
Why are mortality rates increasing for this group in the United States and not others? The usual suspects—obesity, heart disease, diabetes, smoking are not the killers, The findings resulted in the 2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science.
Yesterday   The New York Times - Health
This list of the worst places for traffic congestion in the country might cause some rubbernecking of its own.
Yesterday   The Washington Post
Adam Rogers chronicles Los Angeles' long and intimate relationship with the electric light. The city's recent choice to adopt LED streetlights has transformed a classic nighttime into something new.
Yesterday   BOOM: A Journal of California
A pair of articles details two new, massive greenfield developments on the way in North Texas.
Yesterday   The Dallas Morning News
According to a scathing critique of the most recent round of TIGER funding, many of the awarded projects fall far below the quality that transit advocates expect.
Yesterday   The Century Foundation
So far, only a small minority of major cities have considered self-driving cars in their long-range transportation plans. The question is, should policymakers embrace them or stand in their way?
Yesterday   TechCrunch
One idea for how to make transit better is rolling out in cities across the country: mobile payment of fares on smartphones. Exclusive
2 days ago  By Regina R. Clewlow