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With the turnover of leadership in the Senate to Republicans in January, the only Keystone question was whether advocates had enough votes to override a promised presidential veto. Turned out they were unable to overcome the first filibuster of 2015.
42 min ago   Politico Pro
MIT's You Are Here mapping and data visualization project has produced a map of income levels, as tracked by the routes of the Metro subway system in Washington D.C.
1 hour ago   The Washington Post
A new map from Mapbox visualizes traffic on all roads eligible for highway safety funds by combining data available through the Highway Performance Monitoring System on OpenStreetMap.
2 hours ago   MapBox
Times Square stakeholders have begun to raise the specter of "too much of a good thing," as the crowds flocking to Times Square threaten to squeeze the life out of the place.
3 hours ago   New York Times
While Washington D.C. and its surrounding counties is in the midst of a population, development, and infrastructure investment boom, the region farther south and west in the state of Virginia is bleeding population.
18 hours ago   Bristol Herald Courier
A guest column in the Dallas Morning News takes the Dallas political machine to task for delaying a new tree ordinance.
19 hours ago   The Dallas Morning News
In 20 years, dam removal has gone from a "fringe notion" to "wide acceptance." National Geographic explains how and why this sea change occurred.
20 hours ago   National Geographic
A columnist in St. Paul makes an argument in favor of zoning variances as a driver of incremental growth and economic development.
21 hours ago   Star Tribune
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
22 hours ago   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A survey of the quickly broadening reach of data about the movement of traffic reveals the next step necessary to achieve congestion nirvana: unfettered access to private cell phone data.
23 hours ago   Next City
Melissa Bruntlett pens a thoughtful essay on the importance of female involvement in urbanism issues and activities.
Yesterday   modacity