Buffalo made its fortune in long-gone heavy industries such as steel. Now a new industrial revolution—in renewable energy—is bringing new life to the coldest, northernmost city of the American Rust Belt.
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The age-old conflict between cars and bikes finally has the attention of one of the giants. Ford's Info Cycle project mounts sensors on street bikes to map out how multi-modal city travelers move around.
12 hours ago CityLab
San Diego's bus rapid transit line, open for nine months, hasn't improved transit service along El Cajon Boulevard. Critics blame cuts to the original plan.
13 hours ago Voice of San Diego
For urbanization in China's cities to be truly human-centered, pedestrianization plans must be thoroughly considered.
14 hours ago The City Fix
To preserve views, zoning rules from 2006 require adequate distance between residential towers of a certain height. As developers chafe against the restriction, residents still worry they'll be left facing a wall.
15 hours ago The Seattle Times
The general principle is simple: more density equals lower prices and less environmental impact. But suburbia's imprint is deep, both on cities themselves and on how we expect to inhabit them.
16 hours ago Grist
A new report from TRIP has been released showing which regions have the worst maintained roads. United States drivers on average pay an annual 'hidden pothole tax' of $515, double that in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Highway funding expires July 31.
17 hours ago Reuters
All the talk about the Highway Trust Fund can make it seem like the U.S. transportation system. Robert Puentes and Adie Tomer argue that funding is only a symptom of the deeper problem.
18 hours ago Politico
A bit of a redefining moment is happening among European planners as they look for ways to address the growing complexity of their communities and the world.
19 hours ago CityLab
With 350 bikeshare stations already in its system, Capital Bikeshare announced the addition of eight new stops at high-profile locations in and around the nation's capital.
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