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In our work to build communities of opportunity where low-income people and people of color can thrive, we must acknowledge that income is how you get out of poverty, assets are how you stay out.
55 min ago   Rooflines
A guest column on the Saporta Report offers a reminder of the many critical public needs that compete with transportation funding for state dollars.
1 hour ago   Saporta Report
The popular navigation app Waze includes a feature that rewards users for revealing the location of police officers. A debate over the public safety impacts of that feature is gaining traction, and some police officers want the feature removed.
2 hours ago   Fusion
An informal survey of transit ridership data reveals that Philadelphia's SEPTA has the highest percentage of women riders. But what does that data say about SEPTA and transit in general?
3 hours ago   PlanPhilly
The greater Bay Area is enjoying a substantial increase in road maintenance funding from local measures, like bonds, city and county sales taxes, and development fees, part of a growing trend in compensating for a shortage of state gas tax funds.
4 hours ago   Inside Bay Area.com
Setting off a political firestorm in the words of one journalist, President Obama proposed to designate most of the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, angering congressional Republicans.
5 hours ago   The Wall Street Journal
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The following report surveys the current state of Internet technology as employed by the planning department of over 500 cities in the United States. Exclusive
6 hours ago  By Billy Riggs
Last fall's Republican victories might mean that state legislatures will turn back the clock on laws requiring renewable energy.
21 hours ago   Governing
Looking for a way to connect the separate pieces of the bike path along the Los Angeles River, a local developer took planning and designing a new path into his own hands.
22 hours ago   The Architect's Newspaper
Gov. Jerry Brown has an environmental goal that conflicts with an infrastructure goal: reducing oil consumption and raising funds to pay for deferred road needs. The solution may be the Road User Charge, which lies in the hands of a new committee.
23 hours ago   Inside Bay Area.com
New apps have the potential to influence a fundamental shift in the political and physical realities of parking according to a recent Next City article.
Yesterday   Next City