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The new position will keep the city on track in its comprehensive strategy to aid the nearly 40,000 homeless people in Los Angeles.
LA Downtown News
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Urban agriculture likely has more social than material impacts. But who does it benefit most?
2 hours ago
After beefing up the 1968 Fair Housing Act, the feds are guiding cities to compliance.
Next City
18 hours ago
New York City provides a case study in the effort to satisfy growing demand with more mixed-use development.
The New York Times
20 hours ago
The Internet of Things—that network enabled collection of objects designed to make our lives easier through automation and user experience—has created a massive new collections of targets for hackers.
Associated Press via SFGate
22 hours ago
The Courier-Journal is launching a series of reports on the city of Louisville's ongoing work to clean up its sewer system.
During the second presidential debate Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton claimed that the "U.S. was energy independent." Some in the media, including Politifact, were quick to report that claim as "false." And the news just got worse.
Though many retirement communities still look just as they have for many decades—defined by cul-de-sacs and golf courses—many seniors are looking for a more urban lifestyle.
The New York Times
Many cities popular with tourists are dealing with the effects of a proliferation of short-term rental properties (brokered through the use of online platforms like Airbnb). New Orleans just took steps to legalize, but limit, short-term rentals.
The Times-Picayune
The architectural firm SCAPE plans new paths through Lexington, Kentucky’s downtown using the city's buried water and karst formations as its key features.
The Achitect's Newspaper
Denver developers are building parking that can be converted into housing, anticipating radical changes that autonomous vehicles could bring to city life.
Denver Post
2 days 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 days 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.
2 days 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
2 days 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.
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days ago
Tesla showed off new self-driving technology this week.
2 days ago
An interview with a photographer about his unflattering pictures of train riders in Tokyo's crowded subway.
2 days 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.
3 days ago
The BlightSTAT system has helped New Orleans track and improve blighted conditions around the city.
Data-Smart City Solutions