In a city as hot in the summers as Houston, the idea of a swimming hole probably seems pretty appealing. Can an idea floated in a local newspaper column and backed by interested and passionate locals come to fruition?
11 hours ago Houston Chronicle
Part infographic and part diary, the weather radials project tracks the weather for every day in 2013.
13 hours ago The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Toronto will begin rolling out a program to narrow traffic lanes on the city's streets. The new lane policy, recently completed, was in the works for the past year.
15 hours ago The Globe and Mail
Some people just can't find beauty any where in the world—even while visiting the world's most iconic buildings.
17 hours ago Citymetric
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.
Yesterday Pittsburg Post-Gazette
Cincinnati currently stands at 45th in the nation in bike commuting share. But the city is bike commute share is leading the nation in its rate of adoption.
Yesterday Next City
The Toronto Star picks up on the Urban Land Institute's Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, finding the trend of urbanization in Canada to reflect the trend in the United States.
Yesterday The Toronto Star
The top court's decision on Tuesday to review the first-ever regulation of mercury is a setback for Obama's environmental agenda, in part because it has implications for other EPA initiatives including Wednesday's proposal to tighten the ozone rule.
Yesterday The Wall Street Journal
Humboldt Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Chicago CDC, has been providing local employment and high-quality work for over 30 years.
Yesterday Shelterforce Magazine
A post on the Chicago magazine site dives into research showing how Chicago has segregated by income since the 1970s.
2 days ago Chicago Magazine