South Miami, population 11,657, has had enough with the Florida legislature's intransigence at combatting climate change, so it has launched a secession movement for 24 southern counties to secede from the northern part of the state.
1 hour ago Sun Sentinel
A study comparing urbanization and per capita GDP between 1980 and 2011 questions common assumptions about the connections between economic growth and cities.
16 hours ago PLOS ONE
A motion passed earlier this month calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant property for agriculture and farming.
17 hours ago The Los Angeles Times
Developments in a story from earlier in the year—the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is receptive to the ideas of local political leaders for a park near the beleaguered Silver Spring Transit Center.
18 hours ago The Gazette
Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow asks the question of whether the data produced by Twitter could be used to understand and plan cities?
19 hours ago Next City
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission approved a series of bills to implement portions of the Lower North District Plan. Although the bills include downzoning, planners believe the area's vacant land is sufficient to bear new development.
20 hours ago PlanPhilly
Improvements in architecture billings, an economic indicator of future construction activity, mean that more investments in cities and towns. Lately, institutional billings have led the resurgent industry.
21 hours ago Architect
The largest project is the largest in the 63-year history of the New Jersey Turnpike will wrap up by the middle of November.
22 hours ago NJ.com
When Vice President spoke earlier this year about the less than world class conditions at New York's LaGuardia Airport he found an audience in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
23 hours ago New York Times
Some cities have a reputation for rats, but all cities have them. Where does your major metropolitan center rank among the rattiest cities?