A list of personal favorites—music that expressed more than research or rhetoric can about the places where we live, work, and play. Opinion
16 hours ago By
According to a Quinnipiac University Poll, New Yorkers upstate, downstate, Democrat, and Republican, all supported Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to ban fracking—only energy companies and some businesses and property owners expressed dismay.
18 hours ago Newsmax
Apparently some in Florida were uncomfortable with the much touted "privately funded railroad" using a $1.6 billion Federal Railroad Administration loan, so All Aboard Florida applied for tax exempt bonds to supplement or replace the loan.
20 hours ago The Palm Beach Post
Los Angeles has added hundreds of miles of bike routes in recent years, but the local paper of record identifies a lack of data as contributing to ongoing discord from drivers who feel like they're being pinched by bike lanes.
22 hours ago Los Angeles Times
"A five-year, $82 million project to replace seven bridges over the Vine Street Expressway will also remodel the cultural spine of the city," reports Paul Nussbaum.
Yesterday The Philadelphia Inquirer
What can rehousing initiatives teach us about the ongoing struggle for urban resilience?
Yesterday Places Journal
The Forest Park Southeast neighborhood in St. Louis, including an area known as The Grove, is taking a careful approach to infill development on city-owned lots in light of recent investment and demand.
"Seattle is in the midst of a full-spectrum transportation fustercluck," writes David Roberts for Grist.
Mike Ferguson reports on the process of updating the growth plan—working title "Beyond Billings"—for the city of Billings, Montana.
Yesterday Billings Gazette
A few weeks ago, Alan Mallach asked the question, "do urban neighborhoods need homeowners?" Tony Roshan Samara challenges his answer.