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Melissa Bruntlett pens a thoughtful essay on the importance of female involvement in urbanism issues and activities.
10 min ago   modacity
A mere day after the Interior Department announced it would permanently block drilling in much of the Arctic Refuge by designating it as wilderness, it proposed allowing drilling in the Gulf, along Atlantic coast, and surprisingly, offshore Alaska.
1 hour ago   McClatchy Washington Bureau
A recent spate of articles pronounced the resurrection of the suburb, so CityLab laid the false dichotomies that drive such proclamations to rest.
2 hours ago   CityLab
What was hyped as one of the worst Nor'easters to hit New York City left Central Park with less than six inches of snow. However, New England and Long Island were not spared. NYC subway, buses, and rail shut down, and driving bans took effect.
3 hours ago   The New York Times
Two proposals for library makeovers in Brooklyn tie into a larger narrative about development, and architecture, in New York City.
18 hours ago   New York Times
And an update from Codes Study about the 600 places that really are upping their game with form-based codes.
19 hours ago   PlaceShakers
The law enforcement results are in from the first year of Vision Zero policy in New York City.
20 hours ago   StreetsBlog NYC
In our work to build communities of opportunity where low-income people and people of color can thrive, we must acknowledge that income is how you get out of poverty, assets are how you stay out.
21 hours ago   Rooflines
A guest column on the Saporta Report offers a reminder of the many critical public needs that compete with transportation funding for state dollars.
22 hours ago   Saporta Report
The popular navigation app Waze includes a feature that rewards users for revealing the location of police officers. A debate over the public safety impacts of that feature is gaining traction, and some police officers want the feature removed.
23 hours ago   Fusion
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?
Yesterday   PlanPhilly