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Uber users are getting massive amounts of value from the service, according to a new analysis only possible in the post-transportation network company era.
The Wall Street Journal
4 days ago
A pilot project will install solar power along a highway through The Ray, a highway corridor named in memory of sustainable business pioneer Ray C. Anderson.
Southeast Green
5 days ago
In the state of Washington, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals delivered what some are calling the "most important ruling on treaty fishing rights since 1974."
Crosscut
5 days ago
The New York Times mines historic footage and current research for perspective on the effects of housing segregation.
The New York Times
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Portland isn’t collecting a gas tax approved by voters in May yet, but the city is already finding a way to spend the money.
The Oregonian
Blog post
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Many architects would kill to get a building on Architectural Record's list of 125 Top Buildings. But big cities can learn a few things from the landscapes of small-town America too.
Josh Stephens
5 days ago
The rupture reveals the hazards of pipelines, but also shows how important they are to the economy. Six governors declared states of emergency to deal with gasoline shortages resulting from the pipeline shutdown in Shelby County, Alabama.
The Huntsville Times
5 days ago
The American Society of landscape Architects is promoting a new guide to resilient landscape design, which examines hundreds of case studies for examples of infrastructure that works with nature, instead of against it.
ASLA The Dirt
5 days ago
In the mid-1980s, a tug-of-war over the future of one of Melbourne, Australia's most important streets took place with those wanting full pedestrianization realizing their vision for one brief, shining moment.
Kill Your Darlings
5 days ago
The American Community Survey released new data on the who and where of migration.
Medium
5 days ago
The Dallas-Fort Worth area exemplifies a renewed faith in the housing market.
Dallas News
5 days ago
A new book by Courtney Martin called "The New Better Off" examines the shift in values among younger generations.
CityLab
6 days ago
A $40 million development called Spoke is the latest example of a growing development trend in the Atlanta area: transit oriented development.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
6 days ago
The city of Portland is considering a new inclusionary zoning policy, but some believe that inclusionary zoning has the opposite of its intended effect.
City Observatory
6 days ago
A blogger offers a critical review of a podcast that examines the humans effects of gentrification in East New York, noting especially the lack of policy discussion's effect on the conversation.
City Block
6 days ago
A largely revenue-neutral carbon tax proposal, similar to the carbon tax in British Columbia which began in 2008, qualified for the November ballot in Washington. Environmentalists and Democrats, not Big Oil, may cause it's defeat.
Crosscut
6 days ago
The light rail extension opened May 20 and is already 70 percent toward meeting its 2030 ridership projection. According to a survey conducted in June by Metro, more than two-thirds of riders were new to the Expo Line.
KPCC
6 days ago
Recycled metals, plastics, glass, and other materials are more economical than ever. Welcome to a new era of waste management.
Quartz
6 days ago
Zoning isn’t just a tool of self interest, according to a recent polemic by USC planning professor Lisa Schweitzer.
Lisa Schweitzer
6 days ago
With a string of successes in downtown revitalization under its built, Plano, Texas is looking to duplicate that model elsewhere around the city.
The Urban Edge
September 18, 2016, 9am PDT
The state's unique Clean Air Rule is called 'cap-and-reduce.' Businesses that fall under the cap are required to reduce emissions, just like California's cap-and-trade program. However, they can not be forced to purchase carbon credits.
Crosscut