News

13 hours ago
Streetsblog USA has been keeping close tabs on the bus system in Memphis, recently noticing signs of progress from the local transit agency, MATA.
Streetsblog USA
15 hours ago
"Strategic retreat" as a response to rising sea levels isn't an easy sell, but a new report endeavors to make the idea more palatable.
Regional Plan Association
17 hours ago
Recent development controversies in New York City inspired one writer to set some priorities.
The New York Times
19 hours ago
Pedestrian safety and transit performance won out over parking concerns on San Francisco's Taraval Street.
San Francisco Examiner
21 hours ago
More than one city made big planning news this week. You only need two minutes and thirty seconds to find out more.
Planetizen
Yesterday
The city of Denver is going all in for incentive zoning to ensure affordable housing is included among new developments in the neighborhood around the new 38th and Blake transit station.
The Denver Post
Yesterday
From developer incentives to swapping parking for housing units, two transit systems have come up with plans that tackle the region's housing shortage and its economic inequality. What have they agreed to do, and who will hold them accountable?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
Yesterday
The long, ongoing project of retrofitting sidewalks and curbs to allow access for users of all needs continues. Project Sidewalk puts the power to audit sidewalks for accessibility in your hands.
Greater Greater Washington
Yesterday
Within ten years, passengers flying on JetBlue out of JFK will leaving a much lower carbon footprint, thanks to a fuel composed of 30 percent biofuel.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Small, self-navigating boats may soon ferry around passengers and cargo on Amsterdam's famed canals, with a prototype scheduled to hit the water next year.
The Verge
Yesterday
KaBOOM! announced the winners of the Play Everywhere Challenge this week.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Where's the green?
NPR
Yesterday
The Trump Campaign made a big play for the carbon industry's votes this week at an event in Pittsburgh.
The Wall Street Journal
Yesterday
The people have chosen a name for a new tunnel-boring machine in Atlanta, and the name they chose is Driller Mike.
Pitchfork
Yesterday
Tour the history of the world's most famous cities.
Business Insider
2 days ago
At risk with industry consolidation like a proposed merger of Bayer and Monsanto, is the environmental impact of the business, along with the financial impact on farmers.
Vox
2 days ago
Lego-type housing construction has attracted the attention of two separate developers as an efficient means to provide housing for the city's large homeless population but has met objections from labor unions and the Mayor's Office.
San Francisco Chronicle
2 days ago
New leadership at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, along with new land use covenants, is paving the way for unprecedented development in the highly trafficked area.
Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
San Francisco is looking for ways to manage—and protect—the masses of tourists who want to walk "the World's Crookedest Street."
SF Gate
2 days ago
Decades in the making, Boise's 26-mile Greenbelt now spans the length of the city following completion of the last remaining one-mile segment.
KIVI
2 days ago
As residents of Aspen, Colorado's limited supply of workforce housing begin to retire, they're staying put, creating a new affordable housing crunch for younger workers.
Marketplace