9 min ago
If climate change is among the world's most pressing environmental issues, then Initiative 732 in Washington state should be watched by all concerned with the future of the planet. PBS NewsHour explores why the initiative is so controversial.
PBS NewsHour
2 hours ago
Faced with the underwhelming performance of the newly opened UP Express, Toronto transit officials did something drastic: they slashed the cost of a ride.
17 hours ago
The new, Detroit-based sponsor will help pay for a ten-fold expansion of the Bay Area's regional bike share program coming this spring and a new Palo Alto program. Low income residents will be offered discounted rates to join Bay Area Bike Share.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
18 hours ago
One of the leading skeptics on the economic value of sports and entertainment investments has a caveat: music festivals just might be the ticket.
19 hours ago
The city of Portland, Oregon is considering new regulations to limit the kinds of homes that can be built in existing neighborhoods.
Portland for Everyone
20 hours ago
Sometimes it seems like it will never rain again in Los Angeles, but the river running through the city is still a significant flood risk.
Los Angeles Times
21 hours ago
Tesla showed off new self-driving technology this week.
22 hours ago
An interview with a photographer about his unflattering pictures of train riders in Tokyo's crowded subway.
23 hours ago
In a Forbes piece, Joel Kotkin details the rapid growth in population and economy (especially jobs) of Austin and San Antonio and the emerging city of San Marcos between the two.
The BlightSTAT system has helped New Orleans track and improve blighted conditions around the city.
Data-Smart City Solutions
Pro-development advocates have a new study to back up their cause.
The Wall Street Journal
"American households will no longer aspire to own two cars in every garage, but instead will have mobility apps on every phone, to hail self-driving vehicles that they will share rather than own." Jeffrey D. Sachs, Columbia University
With the EPA's proposed Clean Energy Rule on pause in the Supreme Court, the Dallas News takes a deep dive into the state's preparation for a new era of regulation.
Dallas News
The first comprehensive comparison of inter-city differences in parking prices shows huge variations in the price of parking in cities around the United States.
City Observatory
With the announcement of a $100 million infusion into a local investment fund, Chicago will become the first city to fund in ways usually reserved for the federal government.
Next City
The "City Fiscal Conditions 2016" report by the National League of Cities is willing to allow new levels of optimism.
The District Department of Transportation is expanding its experiments with dynamic parking prices.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to begin the processing of updating the 20-year-old Los Angeles River Master Plan.
Curbed LA
After a three quarters of a century of building to accommodate cars and not people, it's going to take big changes to get the transit system the United States needs, argues a Next City editorial.
Next City
2 days ago
Google's new maps redesign calls out areas of interest, but is "interesting" just a euphemism for rich?
City Observatory
2 days ago
The Mapping Inequality website documents how the liberal ideals of the New Deal devolved into discrimination and inequality.
National Geographic