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A company owned by Berkshire Hathaway has been been indulging in some of the same tactics that led to the larger housing crisis about ten years ago.
18 min ago   Rooflines
The Seattle Department of Transportation is pitching new bike routes as safe infrastructure for all ages.
2 days ago   The Urbanist
In this radio report on the use of the expensive, controversial strategy of desalination to meet California's water needs in an epic drought, KQED's science reporter speaks with the mayor of Carmel, a V.P. of Poseidon Water, and an environmentalist.
3 days ago   NPR-Morning Edition
It seems like the political winds are moving against the Dallas Trinity Toll Road proposal—but the debate isn't over yet.
3 days ago   The Dallas Morning News
The liberal, affluent enclave of Santa Monica is infamous for its controversies over growth policy. A proposed Zoning Ordinance Update (ZOU), currently under consideration by the City Council, has struck a nerve.
3 days ago   KPCC
Public housing doesn't suffer the derision that it used to, but housing agencies remain strapped. Critics and residents contend that the New York City Housing Authority, the largest landlord of them all, continues to let down the city's neediest.
3 days ago   Pacific Standard
In the wealthy community of Spring Valley, just inside the western boundaries of the District of Columbia, residents are opposing a proposed development by claiming the site—a parking lot—is a historic landmark.
3 days ago   Washington City Paper
Our immigration system is broken and needs comprehensive reform. Comprehensive reform would address all aspects of our immigration system, not just focus on enforcement measures, for example, or on updating a single kind of visa.
3 days ago   Shelterforce
Parks almost always sound like a good idea. But some are vacant while others are transformative. Here's a list of ten recently completed projects that fall solidly in the latter category.
3 days ago   USA Today
Henry Melcher reports on a massive investment plans for Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
3 days ago   The Architect's Newspaper
Following a string of developments in 2014 pushing the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) toward more multi-modal planning, a new Strategic Management Plan lays out ambitious goals for the increased use of alternative modes.
4 days ago   Streetsblog California