In a new coming-of-age sign for the technology industry in Los Angeles, the San Francisco based start-up RidePal unveiled its first private shuttle bus partnership in LA this week.
Yesterday Los Angeles Times
A Detroit reborn sounds great, but what if the residents of “blighted” areas don’t want to leave? Many feel they have no choice in a process that has been compared to racial relocation. Meanwhile, activists scramble to give residents options.
Yesterday The Atlantic
A new study from Virginia Tech reclassifies what defines multi-modal commuters.
South Miami, population 11,657, has had enough with the Florida legislature's intransigence at combatting climate change, so it has launched a secession movement for 24 southern counties to secede from the northern part of the state.
Yesterday Sun Sentinel
A study comparing urbanization and per capita GDP between 1980 and 2011 questions common assumptions about the connections between economic growth and cities.
2 days ago PLOS ONE
A motion passed earlier this month calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant property for agriculture and farming.
2 days ago The Los Angeles Times
Developments in a story from earlier in the year—the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is receptive to the ideas of local political leaders for a park near the beleaguered Silver Spring Transit Center.
2 days ago The Gazette
Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow asks the question of whether the data produced by Twitter could be used to understand and plan cities?
2 days ago Next City
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission approved a series of bills to implement portions of the Lower North District Plan. Although the bills include downzoning, planners believe the area's vacant land is sufficient to bear new development.
2 days ago PlanPhilly
Improvements in architecture billings, an economic indicator of future construction activity, mean that more investments in cities and towns. Lately, institutional billings have led the resurgent industry.
2 days ago Architect