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41 min ago
The Tampa City Council approved a big, ambitious park proposal for 23 neglected acres along the Hillsborough River.
Tampa Bay Times
5 days ago
Or maybe it's the bike that's also a bus?
Mashable
5 days ago
For a bit of fun, take this animated ride on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new Expo Line extension.
YouTube
5 days ago
Completing a year-long process, the Raleigh City Council approved an updated bike plan this week. The plan includes major updates to the 2009 plan, including a 10-year priority plan, focusing on separated bike facilities and neighborhood bikeways.
The Raleigh News & Observer
5 days ago
A city known for its opposition to transit might be on the cutting edge of first-last mile technology innovation.
Fast Co.Exist
5 days ago
An estimated 5 million Native Americans lived in the area that would become the United States when Christopher Columbus arrived in 1492. After reaching a low in the late 19th century, the Native American population has almost fully recovered.
Get Data
5 days ago
The "Raining Poetry" art installation hides poetry in plain sight—the words of poets like Langston Hughes are stenciled on sidewalks around Boston and only revealed when water is added.
The Boston Globe
5 days ago
Pedal Fort Collins explains the math used to calculate the impacts of various sized vehicles on the roads they travel.
Pedal Fort Collins
5 days ago
Perhaps no development is more associated with the presumptive Republican presidential nominee than Trump Towers, which established his reputation as a developer with little regard for historic preservation and revealed his character in business.
Planetizen
5 days ago
Most neighborhood parks go relatively unused by adult populations and women, giving young children, mostly boys, the run of the place.
Pacific Standard
6 days ago
Samantha Bee has seen the misogynistic conduct of NBA fans in Seattle after the City Council decided not approve a plan to build a new NBA arena in the city's SoDo neighborhood.
Crosscut
Blog post
6 days ago
The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has published a flagship report intended to inform preparation of the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III meetings in Quito in October.
Bruce Stiftel
Blog post
6 days ago
In the tradition of great urban landscapes, the Hills of Governors Island will soon challenge the status quo and create a dynamic new type of park for all people to enjoy.
Mark Hough
6 days ago
The relief that renters have been seeking might finally be on the way, if several market indicators are to be believed. If and when rent does fall, supply might have finally caught up with demand.
City Observatory
6 days ago
Good news: Metro Los Angeles will open the long-awaited Expo Line extension, connecting Santa Monica and the the beach to Downtown Los Angeles, this weekend. Bad news: the public waited until now to worry about the parking around new stations.
Los Angeles Times
6 days ago
With an earthquake due to shake up the Pacific Northwest in the not so distant future, Portland has provided an online map to identify potentially vulnerable buildings in danger of suffering major damage when the big one hits.
The Oregonian
6 days ago
It might not come as a surprise, but the Sun Belt cities permitting fewer new single-family homes are the Sun Belt cities permitting fewer new homes.
The Urban Edge
6 days ago
The Platte to Park Hill project would install new stormwater detention facilities at a golf course near Downtown Denver. Opponents to the project say it’s a burden on the neighborhood and a benefit to development interests farther down the watershed.
The Denver Post
6 days ago
Toronto planners have proposed a new ten-year bike plan that focuses on connecting and improving the city's current network of bike infrastructure.
The Toronto Star
6 days ago
Federal regulators approved a pipeline critical to a natural gas power plant currently embroiled in a federal corruption investigation.
Politico New York
May 19, 2016, 5am PDT
A new map quantifies the stress levels for bike riders on the streets of Montgomery County, Maryland.
CityLab