News

42 min ago
The Google Timelapse feature has been updated. The only thing that stays the same is that everything changes.
The Verge
15 hours ago
The selection of Scott Pruitt, a climate change denier, who is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signals the incoming Trump Administration's antipathy for the environmental legacy of its predecessor.
The New York Times
16 hours ago
Supporters of the Cincinnati Bell Connector are confronting mounting concerns about the operation of the city's new streetcar system. Meanwhile, ridership is declining, quickly.
Cincinati.com
17 hours ago
The death toll on the streets of Washington, D.C. are unchanged a year after the District launched its Vision Zero initiative.
WAMU
18 hours ago
A recent report out of the state of Michigan lays the groundwork for a coordinated approach to the state's infamous infrastructure challenges.
Detroit Free Press
19 hours ago
Safety is one trigger in the heated debate over whether fossil fuels should be transported by pipeline. While the industry insists the method is safer than others, the spread of accidents since 1986 is substantial.
CityLab
20 hours ago
The benefits of authentic community are extensive. Maybe even transcendent. But how do we get to that point? Scott Doyon's latest blog has a few thoughts.
PlaceShakers
21 hours ago
Wall Street Journal piece says loan regulations hurt home buyers with imperfect credit.
The Wall Street Jounal
22 hours ago
A new study shows how pollution and poverty can create a persistent cycle in poor neighborhoods.
City Observatory
23 hours ago
A new study from Quote Wizard finds Utah and Rhode Island have the worst and best drivers, respectively.
Quote Wizard
Yesterday
Asia's fast-growing cities are having disastrous impacts on both environment and civilization. A Singapore-based firm is trying to create news ways of building before it's too late.
n+1
Blog post
Yesterday
If the country is about to embark on a new era of infrastructure investment, care will be necessary to ensure long-term benefits for mobility.
Steven Polzin
Yesterday
The National Association of Realtors weigh in on 2017 housing forecast.
Modern Cities
Yesterday
The Army Corps of Engineers denied Energy Transfer Partners an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe, advising them to explore alternative routing and conduct an environmental review, granting indigenous peoples a rare victory.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Mexico City, Paris, Madrid, and Athens will ban diesel cars and vans by 2025.
The Guardian
Yesterday
In what could be a first, but potential not a last, the power of the California Environmental Quality Act was invoked in San Francisco with regard to concerns about gentrification.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
Rutland, Vermont is scheduled to become home to 100 Syrian refugees, a prospect that has awoken passionate responses from the town's residents.
The Nation
Yesterday
Beggars can be found in cities around the world, but the laws and philosophies that cities use to deal with these people are different.
The Guardian
Feature
Yesterday
Sam Hall Kaplan reviews "Eyes on Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs" and offers insight gained from personal experience with the "Saint of City Planning."
Sam Hall Kaplan
Yesterday
A new mapping tool shows the potential devastation along the Rhode Island coast caused by rising waters from climate change and storm surges.
Providence Journal
2 days ago
The winners of the 2016 Architecture at Zero competition took a case study located in the fog-locked city of San Francisco and delivered a net-zero site plan for a mixed-use academic facility.
The Architect's Newspaper