News

1 hour ago
A city already known for its livability is ready to add new bike lanes in high profile locations.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
3 hours ago
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, a veteran leader at the city, county, and state-level, addresses the funding gaps to address this urgent issue and shares some innovative models being deployed by the county.
The Planning Report
5 hours ago
China turning over a new leaf on pollution and greenhouse gases.
Grist
7 hours ago
Bay area town Brisbane looks to provide commercial development to cater to San Francisco residents, but resists building housing.
San Francisco Chronicle
9 hours ago
Even as other middle class jobs disappear, the transportation sector continues to grow.
Next City
Yesterday
Anthony Morando of New York's Cuddy & Feder LLP offers an opinion that drive-thru uses like fast food stores and pharmacies can co-exist in walkable communities. Examples given of drive-thru stores that have been designed to be contextually sensitive
Modern Cities
Yesterday
Unlike the earlier iteration, today's full-amenity tech campuses provide their well-paid engineers with Millennial-friendly upper middle class comforts. But is that enough?
Architecture Boston
Yesterday
An amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that would provide $170 million to replace contaminated water pipes is headed to the 11th hour of the Congressional session.
Detroit Free Press
Yesterday
The Obama Administration is offering another $80 million in funding to test new transportation technologies.
Next City
Yesterday
An attempt to protect San Francisco tenants from some no-fault evictions was overturned in court.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
Unlike the more limited Oregon and California road usage charge programs currently in operation, Hawaii's program envisions over one million motorists participating in the demonstration program.
AASHTO Journal
Yesterday
Cities throughout California, including Santa Monica, have been awarded research and development funding through the California Energy Commission to plan community-scale microgrid solutions.
The Planning Report
Yesterday
8th Avenue was one of New York’s first "complete streets." Coined in 2003, the term refers to including cars, pedestrians, bikers, and public transit into city thoroughfares instead of prioritizing cars. Today, the trend is growing to other cities.
Doggerel
Yesterday
The satirical website The Onion once again casts its gaze on the habits of cyclists.
The Onion
Yesterday
Welcome, President Obama, to the NIMBY wars.
Planetizen
2 days ago
Disaster struck New Jersey Transit commuters at 8:38 AM on Sept. 29 when train #1614 failed to stop at the end ot the track and slammed into the wall, then the ceiling of the historic station, killing at least one person and injuring up to 100.
CNBC
2 days ago
Cecilia Estolano, former Executive Director of Los Angeles’s Community Redevelopment Agency, diagnoses why the region has been unable to provide housing for working-class citizens.
The Planning Report
2 days ago
Against all odds, both political parties agree on at least one thing: the merits of homeownership. But is buying a home really such a great investment, even for the well-off?
Market Urbanism
2 days ago
Now that Chapel Hill has joined the ranks of cities around the country in launching on online platform to share its data, it's up to citizens to make the most of the opportunity.
Daily Tarheel
2 days ago
Streetsblog slams Caltrans for wasting $1.9 billion on futile freeway widening projects.
LA.Streetsblog
2 days ago
All is not well at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, after two prominent board members, including Ryan Gravel, who originally proposed the idea for the BeltLine, resigned this week.
SaportaReport