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A proposal to transform the Pierce Elevated in Houston into a linear park joins the slagheap of Houston's history of never-built projects.
49 min ago   Houston Chronicle
After a protracted controversy, the United States Olympic Committee officially terminated the bid for Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
1 hour ago   New York Times
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Chicago has recently opened some of the most exciting urban landscapes we have seen in a while. And, as with New York and other cities, landscape architects are leading the charge. Blog Post
2 hours ago   By Mark Hough
There are two schools of though t when it comes to whether Uber and other companies like it are making traffic better or worse. A new study by new York City will endeavor to clear the air.
3 hours ago   FiveThirtyEight
Institutional projects, and the end of winter, are driving a resurgent architecture industry.
4 hours ago   The Architect's Newspaper
Long a punch line of the airline industry, LaGuardia Airport will receive a dramatic upgrade—if a plan proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is approved.
19 hours ago   New York State
Buffalo made its fortune in long-gone heavy industries such as steel. Now a new industrial revolution—in renewable energy—is bringing new life to the coldest, northernmost city of the American Rust Belt.
20 hours ago   New York Times
The age-old conflict between cars and bikes finally has the attention of one of the giants. Ford's Info Cycle project mounts sensors on street bikes to map out how multi-modal city travelers move around.
21 hours ago   CityLab
San Diego's bus rapid transit line, open for nine months, hasn't improved transit service along El Cajon Boulevard. Critics blame cuts to the original plan.
22 hours ago   Voice of San Diego
For urbanization in China's cities to be truly human-centered, pedestrianization plans must be thoroughly considered.
23 hours ago   The City Fix
To preserve views, zoning rules from 2006 require adequate distance between residential towers of a certain height. As developers chafe against the restriction, residents still worry they'll be left facing a wall.
Yesterday   The Seattle Times