To make a strategic assessment of the St. Louis region, the 7th edition of "Where We Stand" ranks the largest 50 metropolitan areas on more than 200 variables.
1 hour ago East-West Gateway Council of Governments
As the nation becomes more racially diverse, so too do the suburbs.
2 hours ago Brookings: The Avenue
The American Planning Association has released new information on the role of planners in providing safe routes to parks.
3 hours ago American Planning Association
An unflinching op-ed post begs a rethinking of narratives that cheer the "Triumph of the City." In the contemporary city, the argument goes, only the rich are better off from urbanization.
4 hours ago Citymetric
Josh Whitehead, planning director of the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Planning & Development (OPD), discusses competing with suburbs, implementing a new zoning code, and redeveloping, for a second time, historic streetcar corridors. Exclusive
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Not since 1963 have so many construction permits been issued. In fact, permits issued in the month of June alone exceeded the average annual total over the past two decades.
20 hours ago The Wall Street Journal
An Atlanta City Councilmember and local advocates are pushing for the city to join the ranks of cities that have allowed tiny houses as a solution to housing challenges.
21 hours ago Atlanta Magazine
Renewable diesel, a biofuel that differs from biodiesel by the feedstock used and its chemical makeup, making it indistinguishable from petrodiesel, is a small but growing industry. The announcement from UPS was welcome news for three companies.
22 hours ago The New York Times - Energy & Environment
Maps are still an important tool in teaching kids to be global citizens.
23 hours ago The Washington Post - Blogs
Planners and designers should not be afraid to reclaim overused and misused words—as long as they know what they're doing. Blog Post