News

49 min ago
Food desert-busting is one of the cross-over opportunities between planning and public health, but it's unclear how effective bringing healthy foods to underserved neighborhoods has been.
The Dallas Morning News
1 hour ago
Test your knowledge of the New York home base of Donald Trump's real estate business.
Curbed New York
2 hours ago
A new EPA report indicates that auto manufacturers will meet fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards relying largely on gasoline powered vehicles. Or will they? While likely to fall short of 54.5 mpg, they will come close enough.
U.S. D.O.T. Press Release
3 hours ago
If you guessed cheap gas, love of automobiles, or preference for air travel, you are correct, but those fall under one reason, "lack of demand." Two additional reasons are offered in this article for the construction industry.
Construction Drive
4 hours ago
The Republic National Convention dominated the news last week, and for good reason. There was also eye candy for New York transit advocates and lots of new housing research to enjoy.
Planetizen
20 hours ago
A home in poor physical condition can be "devastating" to a child's early development, a study of Cleveland kindergarteners found.
The Atlantic
22 hours ago
Though housing advocates consider micro-housing units a helpful tool in keeping housing affordable, the city of Seattle has nonetheless produced a series of regulations making such projects harder and harder to build.
Neiman Taber
Yesterday
The market for office space has more and more companies looking to lease, according to an industry report.
The Dallas Morning News
Yesterday
Not everyone is buying in to the city of Columbus' vision for the future of transportation.
Grist
Yesterday
The anticipated approval of the largest proposed offshore wind farm in the U.S., a 90-megawatt facility off Montauk on Long Island, was unexpectedly delayed. But what will soon be the nation's first offshore wind farm did receive some good news.
Innovate Long Island
Yesterday
The chickens have come home to roost in Seattle, where the state has tallied up the cost and time overruns for the Highway 99 tunnel project.
The Seattle Times
Yesterday
The Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer raises pointed questions about the purpose of public space such as Dilworth Park, which has been absent of protests since it was remodeled two years ago.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
2 days ago
A logistics park in Fenton, expected to attract $382 million in investment, will move forward with $50 million in tax increment financing.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
2 days ago
Like many cities around the country, Portland, Maine is faced with rising costs for housing as demand outpaces supply.
Island Institute
2 days ago
Names like Zipcar, Uber, and Musk can be found on the list, along with names that aren't quite household…yet.
Eno Center for Transportation
2 days ago
The New Yorker has produced a video comparing the streets of Downtown Los Angeles on either side of a 70-year span of history.
The New Yorker
2 days ago
An early approval from the Federal Railroad Administration has set the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative in motion.
Hartford Business Journal
2 days ago
The long awaited arrival of bikeshare has become a reality in Portland, Oregon.
Bike Portland
2 days ago
The Los Angeles Rams COO details both the stadium's sustainable design and the positive impact the privately funded complex will have on Southern California.
The Planning Report
2 days ago
Homeownership is often promoted as a way for low-income and minority families to build wealth. But it is those very families who assume the most risk in buying a house.
City Observatory
3 days ago
WBUR's Here & Now ventures outside the Quicken Loans Arena to see a distressed part of the city and region, similar to parts of Detroit and Flint. Residents want abandoned homes demolished. Take the audio driving tour of East Cleveland.
Here & Now