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The sledding ban on Capitol Hill was too much for Washington, D.C. residents to bear. They brought wintertime fun to Congress on yesterday's snow day.
24 min ago   The Hill
The United Nations is looking for cities to model best practices in resilience planning. Look no further than Hoboken, New Jersey.
1 hour ago   Next City
The news satire show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" gave comic treatment to the country's ever-present, much-neglected infrastructure crisis. It's hilarious and scary. At the same time!
2 hours ago   Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
As social media platforms evolve into specific niches, the Nextdoor platform is quickly expanding its online version of neighborhood-level interaction.
17 hours ago   New York Times
As local officials claim that all is ready for work to begin on Cleveland's $330 million "Opportunity Corridor" road construction project, one writer critiques the plan's remaining shortcomings.
18 hours ago   Rust Wire
A new think tank to promote suburban growth has been established in Houston by arguably the media's highest-profile supporters of suburban growth.
19 hours ago   Houston Chronicle
Randal O'Toole claims that light rail transit is more dangerous than bus or automobile travel, but he fails to account for exposure or overall safety benefits. This is a good example of bad statistical analysis. Blog Post
20 hours ago   By Todd Litman
Thanks to a vigorous signature gathering effort bankrolled by the American Progressive Bag Alliance, a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last September that outlawed single-use plastic bags will be decided by the electorate in November 2016.
21 hours ago   San Jose Mercury News
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency voted 6-0 on March 3 to approve a controversial plan to redesign 1.3 miles of Polk Street, one of the most dangerous corridors for biking and walking in The City. It only took 2.5 years.
22 hours ago   The San Francisco Examiner
Be a citizen, not just a consumer.
23 hours ago   PlaceShakers
It might be hard to believe if you're in Boston right now, but the entire West Coast is suffering a poorly timed dearth of snow, a critical source of drinking water and hydroelectric capacity for the region.
Yesterday   The Bellingham Herald