Community conversations often devolve. Could it be partly due to the "midlife crisis" of the North American demographic? Can we look forward to a time of more social connectedness in the next decade, as we recalibrate to less "me," more "we?"
1 hour ago PlaceShakers
The Wall Street Journal examines a pair of businesses as examples of how new sources of data can be collected and sold. Orbital Insight, Inc, for instance, interprets the shadows cast by buildings.
2 hours ago The Wall Street Journal
The first bike super highway connecting Copenhagen and one of its suburbs was completed in 2012. That first, 11-mile leg only hints of the ambitious plans for the network.
3 hours ago Citiscope
Parts of rural Texas sound a bit like the outspoken high speed rail opponents in California's Central Valley in their reaction to the Texas Central Railway's bullet train which maintains strong support at the terminal cities of Houston and Dallas.
4 hours ago The New York Times
West Virginia-based SkyTruth is culling satellite and aerial images to blow the whistle on unreported damage to the environment.
5 hours ago Fusion
Writing for The Dirt, Jared Green takes a critical eye to the proposed master plan for the Smithsonian's South Mall campus, designed by high-profile Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group.
6 hours ago ASLA The Dirt
A new exhibit at the New York Museum of Modern Art examines the growing pains of urbanism's ascendance.
7 hours ago Next City
Portland will launch an effort to evaluate and improve its influential neighborhood greenway system of bike friendly residential corridors.
23 hours ago Bike Portland
A new trail segment along the Los Angeles River breaks ground in a park-poor neighborhood as part of the countywide Los Angeles River revitalization.
Yesterday The Planning Report
Jose Corona of Inner City Advisors urges: to truly transform local neighborhoods, we must shift our attention to invest in enterprise scale, not start-ups, as a long-lasting solution for creating good jobs.
Yesterday Shelterforce Magazine