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A Vox post explains the fickle trends of wind power production in the United States.
4 hours ago   Vox
The Chicago Plan Commission approved a 67-story residential high rise earlier this month, as the latest evidence of the city's changing skyline.
6 hours ago   Crain's Chicago Business
Having posted two environmental pluses from low oil prices, we look at a negative—the effect on sales of EVs would seem to be one of the more evident downsides. How will alternative-fueled vehicles compete in the marketplace when gas costs $2.30?
8 hours ago   San Francisco Chronicle
The SF Examiner reports on America's top-rated bike lane, as rated by People for Bikes. The protected contraflow lane runs from Market Street to Grove Street, all of two blocks; only one block in opposite direction is separated
10 hours ago   San Francisco Examiner
Most policies regarding poverty are driven by obsolete metrics. Another model, which measures the very basic needs for survival, reveals deep poverty in New York City.
12 hours ago   Quartz
The Northern Avenue Bridge in Boston—a 100-year-old swing bridge used by pedestrians and cyclists—was closed abruptly due to structural defects.
Yesterday   The Boston Globe
After controversy derailed an earlier plan by the Golden State Warriors to build a new arena at Piers 30-32 along the Embarcadero in San Francisco, a new plan at a new location has made progress toward completion.
Yesterday   San Francisco Chronicle
The Prince of Wales took to the pages of The Architectural Review to share his vision for the future of architecture and planning.
Yesterday   Dezeen
Seattle tenants win in rejecting public housing's proposal to quadruple rent.
Yesterday   Rooflines
Recently we noted that Chevron had dropped their Arctic lease due to falling oil prices. With falling gasoline prices, Americans may no longer see the Keystone XL pipeline as urgent. In addition, President Obama appears likely to oppose the project.
Yesterday   The Wall Street Journal
If Jesus and Mary came to Bethlehem in 2014, they'd be frustrated by high levels of congestion before finding a place to settle down for the night.
2 days ago   AP via Yahoo News