Chicago's Metropolitan Planning Council has released a new toolbox full of interactive features intended to assist transit oriented development.
As it vies to host the 2024 Summer Games, Boston's plan envisions two new permanent neighborhoods built with a mix of public and private investment. The final decision will take place in September.
Yesterday Boston Globe
The Dallas-to-Houston project will be the first operating high speed rail line in the United States when it opens in 2021. The project received $75 million in private funding, allowing planning for the project to advance.
Yesterday Houston Chronicle
The good news is that middle-class suburbs are becoming increasingly integrated. However, a closer look at the migration patterns of whites and minorities reveals a more complex picture, rife with racism.
2 days ago The Washington Post - Wonkblog
A recent report finds that more people are living in poverty in suburban areas than in the more urban areas of the Twin Cities region.
2 days ago MPR News
One would expect the Utah Taxpayers Association to oppose county measures to increase general sales taxes by .25 percent to fund transportation programs, so their endorsement of an alternative revenue option, the mileage fee, is surprising.
2 days ago Utah Taxpayers Association
San Antonio's soon-to-be-adopted air quality plan will focus on transportation to reduce the city's air pollution.
2 days ago San Antonio Express-News
An interview with a leading academic on the subject of fair housing offers perspective on the new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule created by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
2 days ago Salon
Interested in finding the road less traveled by? Walkonomics has launched in seven cities around the globe.
3 days ago ASLA The Dirt
A World Research Institute report offers seven prescriptions for designing safer cities. At the top of the list: avoid sprawl.
3 days ago Motherboard