News

14 hours ago
As Charlottesville, Virginia considers a new form-based code, the city of Nashville offers explanations and examples of the concept in action.
Charlottesville Tomorrow
5 days ago
An op-ed directs a pointed pro-transit message to Gwinnett County near Atlanta.
SaportaReport
5 days ago
The historic Grand Central Market has ridden the ups and downs of Downtown Los Angeles better than most retail locations, but can it retain its heart in the face of gentrification.
Los Angeles Magazine
5 days ago
There's still a lot to be excited about for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project in Oregon City. A whitewater park just isn't one of them.
The Oregonian
5 days ago
The City Council of Oakland, California has approved a far-reaching reduction of parking requirements.
East Bay Times
5 days ago
Environmental advocacy is not enough. Environmental and social justice must play a role in California's legislative effort to battle climate change, opine two professors from UC Berkeley and USC in the San Francisco Chronicle.
San Francisco Chronicle
5 days ago
The housing crisis is a tough nut to crack. Obstacles of politics, economics, and design all stand in the way of the amount of quality housing for all levels of income that U.S. cities need. Can architects come to the rescue?
Architectural Record
5 days ago
Houston doesn't compare well with other cities when it comes to locating polluting industrial uses near residential neighborhoods. Blame the city's lack of zoning, according to new research.
Houston Chronicle
5 days ago
The Denver City Council approved a hard-fought, $150 million affordable housing fund this week.
The Denver Post
5 days ago
Of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the country, St. Louis had the largest percentage increase in foreign-born immigrants between 2014 and 2015.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
6 days ago
It's a big day for the future of automated vehicles. Federal safety regulators gave first indication, not yet regulations, of how they expect automated vehicles to behave when they hit the road en masse.
The New York Times
6 days ago
A new survey has found that every day more than 800 tech buses are traveling on the region's roadways, carrying around 34,000 passengers daily
San Francisco Business Times
6 days ago
As the public health and planning professions expand their partnership around the world, consider this list by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health of the 100 Objects That Shaped Public Health.”
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
6 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
6 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
6 days ago
The New York Times mines historic footage and current research for perspective on the effects of housing segregation.
The New York Times
6 days ago
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
6 days ago
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
6 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
6 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
September 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
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