The Michigan legislature compromised on a plan to raise money for state transportation finding. Instead of increasing the fuel tax, voters will consider an increased sales tax that exempts the fuel tax.
1 hour ago MLive
Next City is running a special feature that provides a timeline of events of significance to society's concept of gentrification.
2 hours ago Next City
Urban Land magazine gathered a panel of developers from around the country to discuss current trends in master planned communities—they all agree that consumers want communities in line with the ideas of new urbanism.
3 hours ago Urban Land
Several important details of the Cincinnati Streetcar came into focus in recent weeks. Included is a component of the operating agreement that will take advantage of rising property values in funding the system.
19 hours ago UrbanCincy
New York magazine examines the latest wave of skyscraper development in New York City for the possibility that they might embody the highest outcomes of form and function.
21 hours ago New York
After a failed attempt to increase the fuel tax, itself a form of carbon tax on gas and diesel sales, Gov. Jay Inslee seeks to use revenue from carbon permits purchased by stationary sources in a new cap-and-trade program to pay for transportation.
23 hours ago The Seattle Times
Washington D.C. is ready for a change in parking policy. The District Department of Transportation announced plans, so far mostly conceptual, to launch the parkDC value pricing system next summer.
Yesterday The Washington Post
A peak under the hood at "Ground Truth"—the operation behind Google Street View.
In part one of a two-part series, I introduce MoMA's latest Issues in Contemporary Architecture exhibit and offer a definition of Tactical Urbanism. Opinion
SPUR didn't give a grade to the Bay Area on housing affordability in its most recent issue of The Urbanist, but it does provide a thorough overview of the current and ongoing efforts to make housing more affordable in the region.
Yesterday The Urbanist