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Urban planning is front in center in Nashville, with a general plan update underway and a mayoral election looming on August 6. One candidate took to the editorial pages of The Tennessean to lay out a housing and transit agenda.
1 hour ago   The Tennessean
Guns taken off the streets by California police agencies have become a new source of materials for steel reinforcement on bridges and freeways around the Southwest.
2 hours ago   Global Construction Review
Last week, along a popular San Francisco bike route, a group of protestors took to their bikes to advocate for new laws, such as the Idaho Stop, that make it easier to bike in the city.
3 hours ago   SF Weekly
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Current planning models places housing affordability and preservation fundamentally at odds with one another. We must be willing to re-evaluate our processes if we are to truly move forward. Blog Post
4 hours ago   By Reuben Duarte
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has released a draft plan to overhaul the city's stormwater infrastructure to reduce the pollution levels in Puget Sound.
5 hours ago   WaterWorld
Inside access to a huge volunteer effort underway in New York City to account for the condition of an estimated 600,000 street trees—where every single one of the city's trees counts.
6 hours ago   The Nature of Cities
A data visualization project illustrates the long and varied traditions of American single-family housing.
7 hours ago   The Washington Post
An op-ed calls for an end to five examples of them planning status quo, and recommends four new "rule of thumbs" that can provide a better model for the transportation planning of the future.
8 hours ago   City Observatory City Commentary
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Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins, of the landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm SWA, describe the benefits of a design process that empowers people and communities to participate. Exclusive
9 hours ago  By Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins
Just over a year ago President Obama's draft Clean Power Plan Rule was unveiled. That proposal has been finalized and the president promoted it at a press event on Monday.The final rule is both stronger and more lenient that the original proposal.
Yesterday   The Guardian
This vehicle would be larger than a Hummer, a bus, and even an 18-wheeler. Then again, it would not travel on land. The proposal goes by an appropriate acronym: SF-BREEZE. Think fresh air over the bay.
Yesterday   AASHTO Journal