A recent protest movement to reuse London’s Parliament Square as a space for political discourse has been met with oppressive policing.
Faced with the prospect of states seizing control of federal lands to potentially sell to private owners, a resident of New Mexico argues against "the land grab out west."
Yesterday The New York Times
According to a book by John Marzluff, "Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife," Seattle's greatest diversity of birds lives in its suburbs.
Yesterday The Seattle Times
The pavement along Old Route 66 in New Mexico will now play "America the Beautiful"—but only if you're driving the posted speed limit of 45 miles per hour.
Yesterday ABC News
Recent analysis by Trulia found that the current housing market shows trends that follow along conservative and liberal lines—specifically, that the country's "blue" states are much more expensive than the "red" states.
Yesterday Trulia Trends Blog
A new plan is afoot in Britain that will devolve centralized power away from central government and out into metropolitan areas. Bruce Katz sees lessons for the United States in the experience of United Kingdom.
The ULI has granted its annual award for the best new open space to Klyde Warren Park, a freeway cap park in Dallas.
Yesterday Urban Land Institute
The high desert city of Lancaster in northern Los Angeles County has an innovative plan to reduce its homeless population: Close its Metrolink station, the last stop on the Antelope Valley line, that serves 400 commuters daily.
Yesterday The California Report
Cycling has positive impacts both for cyclists and non-cyclists alike, helping to reduce pollution and congestion and improving health and economic factors with just two wheels.
Big news for the business of bikeshare: Alta Bicycle Shares will be sold and the Citi Bike fleet will be doubled, according to report.
2 days ago Capital New York