Los Angeles County planner Clement Lau discusses what the Affordable Care Act means for hospital construction, design, and expansion.
1 hour ago UrbDeZine
While some contend that our communities are sculpted by an unfettered free market, there are a variety of programs and policies that underwrite the costs of poorly planned development. "A Brief History of Your Neighborhood" examines a few.
2 hours ago Community Builders
According to new analysis by Nate Silver, New York City might be more aptly described as the city that sleeps in.
3 hours ago Five Thirty Eight
A City Council committee got its first look at a proposed revision of the streetscape licensing process by which restaurants and cafés can acquire sidewalk seating. Councilmembers sent the plan back the drawing board again.
18 hours ago Dallas Observer
An intrepid blogger digs into the differences between Japanese zoning regulations and those here in the United States.
19 hours ago Urban Kchoze
In what is surely a victory for opponents of waterfront development along the Embarcadero corridor in San Francisco, the Golden State Warriors have purchased a new site farther south, near AT&T Park and the UCSF Mission Bay campus, for a new arena.
20 hours ago SF Weekly
Sound Transit released a request for qualifications to build a 100,000-square-foot mixed-use TOD at the forthcoming Capitol Hill light rail station. Fourteen interested developers responded.
21 hours ago Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
Robert Trigaux wonders if the Tampa Bay metro area will be wake up to the country’s changing demands of transportation and end “the parochial arm wrestling over what kind (if any) of mass transit lies in its future.”
22 hours ago Tampa Bay Times
From D.C. to Seattle, alleys are being reinvented as people-friendly spaces. Often perceived as dirty and dangerous, alleys are moving beyond garbage and garages to become havens for pedestrians, public art, and small business.
23 hours ago Elevation DC
A California legislator warns that if the Keystone XL pipeline is rejected, expect tar sands to be transported by rail to Calif. refineries and ports. Increasing oil production would reduce oil imports, but a fracking moratorium bill has advanced.
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