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The country's first "clean coal" facility has also been described as "the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture system."
The Washington Post
3 days ago
After a scandal exposed widespread lead contamination in Chicago schools, new legislation requires regular lead testing.
Politico
3 days ago
How has the Green Line benefitted the economy of Washington, D.C.? A new report counts the ways.
Greater Greater Washington
3 days ago
Yeah, this is a weird one.
Clickhole
3 days ago
Parking lots and one-story buildings are being rapidly redeveloped in the Short North, located just north of Downtown Columbus. New parking requirements are aimed at streamlining the development process and ensuring adequate parking.
Columbus Underground
3 days ago
There is plenty of debate surrounding a proposed law that would prohibit adults from entering city-owned playgrounds unless in the company of children.
Los Angeles Times
3 days ago
About 50 transportation measures appeared on local ballots on November 8, 2016. To date, Planetizen reviewed outcomes in nine regions in six states. Here we compare the measures in terms of revenue, taxes, projects, and reasons for failure.
Planetizen
3 days ago
Activists call for policy makers to curb deaths among Sacramento, California's homeless population.
Next City
3 days ago
Foxconn and millions who work at Apple's many suppliers make their homes in Zhengzhou, a place many in China call iPhone City.
The New York Times
3 days ago
The U.S. Department of Transportation a new Federal Committee on Automation, gathering 25 experts in the field of vehicle technology to help keep the government in front of a rapidly approaching era.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
4 days ago
Smart Growth America has released its annual Dangerous by Design report, showing that many older, car-oriented cities are the country's most dangerous.
Curbed
4 days ago
Nick Ian Emenhiser compares percent of city populations in their downtowns.
Green City Blue Lake
4 days ago
While that headline might seem obvious, how many well-located, pleasant bus stops are you aware of?
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
Paris Mayor Anne Hildalgo announced a new plan to further restrict cars and trucks from the city center.
The Independent
4 days ago
Uber is offering a peak at its data in the hopes of contributing to a more informed transportation planning process.
CityLab
4 days ago
The goal of someday getting on a train in Manhattan and getting off the same train at JKFK International Airport might seem impossible, but it's not. It would be expensive and difficult, however.
RPA Lab
4 days ago
Tony Hsieh laid out a grand ambition two create a more dynamic downtown in Las Vegas that would change cities all over the world. Now, after a series of setbacks and with dwindling funds, that vision seems unlikely to be realized.
Quartz
4 days ago
Pennsylvania, the state that had the highest gas tax last year, saw the highest gas tax increase of 7.9 cents per gallon, the final increment of a 2013 law. Michigan's 7.3 cents tax increase, signed into law in 2015, is the second largest increase.
Tax Justice Blog
4 days ago
The concept of the circular economy is starting to take hold on governments and business throughout the world. Peter Moskowitz discusses the various ways the concept is being translated into practical, real-world solutions.
Doggerel
4 days ago
Cities around the continent are reclaiming the previously unwelcoming confines of underpasses for active, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing uses.
Curbed
5 days ago
Continuing a string of high-profile infrastructure announcements, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a deal to shut down the Indian Point Nuclear Plant, located less than 30 miles from Midtown Manhattan.
The New York Times