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The Brookings Institution takes a closer look at the economic and employment impacts that water has on the United States.
58 min ago   Brookings Institution
Portland's over-educated, under-employed population is largely a semi-retired community of young adults, according to some. But with rising housing prices and overall cost of living, it is unclear how Portland will retain these characteristics.
Yesterday   The New York Times Magazine
A survey by HNTB Corp. found that 79 percent of respondents would support tolling currently untolled roads, including highways, if the revenue was used to improve traveling conditions on the tolled road.
Yesterday   The Hill
The first in a series profiling grassroots activism to increase biking among the diverse populations of Los Angeles County. In this installment, we spoke with Karen Díaz, a core member of the Ovarian Psycos bicycle brigade. Opinion
Yesterday   By Maayan Dembo
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Our annual list of the ten best planning, design, and development websites represents only some of the top online resources for news, information and research on the built environment. Exclusive
Yesterday  By James Brasuell
Jared Green shares news of the finalists in a design competition for a $40 million park on the 11th Street Bridge spanning the Anacostia River in Washington D.C.
Yesterday   ASLA The Dirt
A new survey finds growing public support for increased federal spending on public transportation, even if that means increased taxes.
Yesterday   The Hill
If the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) approves the order, two Wisconsin-manufactured Talgo train sets will reduce travel times from Detroit to Chicago by as much as two hours while significantly increasing on-time performance.
Yesterday   The Detroit News
Dallas Morning News Architecture Critic Mark Lamster pulls no punches in writing of Dallas as the "Paradox City," even describing Michael Morris, the director of transportation for the North Texas Council of Governments, as a new Robert Moses.
Yesterday   Dallas Morning News
The historic Fort Mason, along with several other development projects, has helped alter the landscape of the city’s northern waterfront, according to Jim Chappell, former head of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association.
Yesterday   UrbDeZine
Bikelash: some cities dish it out more than others and some bike advocates deal with it better than others. But could it be a sign that the pro-bike agenda is advancing?
2 days ago   CityLab