36 min ago
The first comprehensive comparison of inter-city differences in parking prices shows huge variations in the price of parking in cities around the United States.
City Observatory
1 hour ago
With the announcement of a $100 million infusion into a local investment fund, Chicago will become the first city to fund in ways usually reserved for the federal government.
Next City
2 hours ago
The "City Fiscal Conditions 2016" report by the National League of Cities is willing to allow new levels of optimism.
3 hours ago
The District Department of Transportation is expanding its experiments with dynamic parking prices.
4 hours ago
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to begin the processing of updating the 20-year-old Los Angeles River Master Plan.
Curbed LA
5 hours ago
After a three quarters of a century of building to accommodate cars and not people, it's going to take big changes to get the transit system the United States needs, argues a Next City editorial.
Next City
6 hours ago
Google's new maps redesign calls out areas of interest, but is "interesting" just a euphemism for rich?
City Observatory
7 hours ago
The Mapping Inequality website documents how the liberal ideals of the New Deal devolved into discrimination and inequality.
National Geographic
8 hours ago
The Virginia county of Arlington has written into law the ability to create shared streets as well as streets that prioritize pedestrians.
Arlington County
Blog post
23 hours ago
Love 'em or hate 'em, drones are coming. But is the issue of aesthetics getting enough treatment in the drone wars?
Pete Sullivan
The kind of air rights deal only possible in New York City will offer benefits for both parties and, hopefully, the public.
Crain's New York Business
Remember President Obama's 2009 economic stimulus program? Add another completed project to the program's successes: the restoration of the multi-modal 1874 iconic Eads Bridge connecting St. Louis and East St. Louis, Ill. over the Mississippi River.
AASHTO Journal
Two economists discuss how specific kinds of deregulation could speed up growth. They emphasize planning issues: local overregulation of development and the high cost of infrastructure, among others.
Bloomberg View
The train ride from Summit, New Jersey to Penn Station takes 45 minutes. The real problem: getting to the train. By subsidizing Uber rides to and from the local station, the town hopes to avoid building another expensive parking lot.
BuzzFeed News
The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure will be up and running by 2017.
PGH City Paper
With tidal flooding on the rise for a decade, the most recent King Tide served as another reminder of the need for South Florida to prepare for rising seas.
Miami Herald
California wants the region to work together to deal with the impacts of climate change.
San Francisco Chronicle
The plan to replace the Interstate 81 elevated highway through Syracuse, NY is now down to two options after the New York DOT nixed the tunnel plan.
The Post-Standard
Social changes in America relating to work, demographics and the family are changing the face of suburbs around the US.
Struggling with zoning that thwarts the construction of new hamlets, villages, towns, and cities? Susan Henderson has a bit of place type inspiration from across the pond.
2 days ago
"Seattle’s multi-year process to update the city’s Comprehensive Plan has come to its conclusion finding unanimous consent and approval from the City Council," reports Stephen Fesler.
The Urbanist