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An informal survey of transit ridership data reveals that Philadelphia's SEPTA has the highest percentage of women riders. But what does that data say about SEPTA and transit in general?
59 min ago   PlanPhilly
The greater Bay Area is enjoying a substantial increase in road maintenance funding from local measures, like bonds, city and county sales taxes, and development fees, part of a growing trend in compensating for a shortage of state gas tax funds.
1 hour ago   Inside Bay Area.com
Setting off a political firestorm in the words of one journalist, President Obama proposed to designate most of the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, angering congressional Republicans.
2 hours ago   The Wall Street Journal
The following report surveys the current state of Internet technology as employed by the planning department of over 500 cities in the United States. Exclusive
3 hours ago  By Billy Riggs
Last fall's Republican victories might mean that state legislatures will turn back the clock on laws requiring renewable energy.
18 hours ago   Governing
Looking for a way to connect the separate pieces of the bike path along the Los Angeles River, a local developer took planning and designing a new path into his own hands.
19 hours ago   The Architect's Newspaper
Gov. Jerry Brown has an environmental goal that conflicts with an infrastructure goal: reducing oil consumption and raising funds to pay for deferred road needs. The solution may be the Road User Charge, which lies in the hands of a new committee.
20 hours ago   Inside Bay Area.com
New apps have the potential to influence a fundamental shift in the political and physical realities of parking according to a recent Next City article.
21 hours ago   Next City
Vancouver created its MX zone as a solution to a persistent challenge for planners—how to retain industrial jobs and affordable housing in downtowns.
22 hours ago   The Globe and Mail
Tampa's TECO line streetcar system does not lack charm. What the historic streetcar does lack, however, is riders. Can HART transform the trolley into an integral part of a revitalized downtown?
23 hours ago   Tampa Bay Times
The mayor and City Council of Seattle will consider a controversial measure to combat its surging homeless population.
Yesterday   ThinkProgress