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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.
14 hours ago   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
Cincinnati currently stands at 45th in the nation in bike commuting share. But the city is bike commute share is leading the nation in its rate of adoption.
16 hours ago   Next City
The Toronto Star picks up on the Urban Land Institute's Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, finding the trend of urbanization in Canada to reflect the trend in the United States.
18 hours ago   The Toronto Star
The top court's decision on Tuesday to review the first-ever regulation of mercury is a setback for Obama's environmental agenda, in part because it has implications for other EPA initiatives including Wednesday's proposal to tighten the ozone rule.
20 hours ago   The Wall Street Journal
Humboldt Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Chicago CDC, has been providing local employment and high-quality work for over 30 years.
22 hours ago   Shelterforce Magazine
A post on the Chicago magazine site dives into research showing how Chicago has segregated by income since the 1970s.
Yesterday   Chicago Magazine
Bloomberg reports that the dream vehicle of commuters everywhere—a flying car—might be available on the market within three years.
Yesterday   Bloomberg
A proposed oil-by-rail facility proposed for the Port of Vancouver could set a new standard for capacity.
Yesterday   The Columbian
New Republic reprinted a portion of William Frey's new book, "Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America."
Yesterday   The New Republic
A report from the London School of Economics focuses on the growth of cities around the world between 2012 and 2030, proposing a "3C model" for growth to ensure economic prosperity and to limit emissions.
Yesterday   LSE Cities
At this time of year, many prospective graduate students are asking themselves if they should apply to planning programs. This is a good question. Planning is a diverse field and it can be hard to figure out if it will be the right fit. Opinion
Yesterday   By Ann Forsyth