News

23 min ago
If you live in Detroit, Atlanta, Seattle, or Los Angeles, you have more to look forward to in November than choosing Donald or Hillary. Major decisions concerning regional transportation are on the line.
Governing
1 hour ago
Hazel Borys sharing ideas from thought leaders on inclusion and indigeneity.
PlaceShakers
2 hours ago
Photographer Michael DeFilippo captures the striking, ironic, and often depressing ways in which highways cut apart the urban fabric of St. Louis.
Huffington Post
3 hours ago
About 6,500 apartments in 19 towers within 10 square blocks on Flatbush Avenue are expected to be available within two years, but don't expect rents to plunge. Renters should look for perks like one or more months of free rent.
The New York Times
Feature
4 hours ago
There are a few good reasons why a worldwide fleet of autonomous vehicles will not necessarily lead to a new era of sprawl.
William Riggs
19 hours ago
The Urban Displacement project produces not only a detailed portrait of gentrification and displacement in California, but also a comparison between the state's two mega regions: the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
20 hours ago
The Denver City Council approved two separate moratoriums on building types that are adding infill density to neighborhoods in the city.
The Denver Post
21 hours ago
The Kavli HUMAN Project will collect data at an unprecedented scale—from the lives of 10,000 New Yorkers.
Vox
22 hours ago
The expanded Dallas Streetcar began service the Bishop Arts District this week, an expansion of three-quarters-of-a-mile beyond the original route.
KERA News
23 hours ago
Comparisons to Wounded Knee have been common as a growing number of Native Americans are gathering in North Dakota to protest the construction of a new crude oil pipeline.
Los Angeles Times
Yesterday
Other cities have taken notice of the smashing success of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas. Atlanta now wants a downtown cap park of its own.
Atlanta
Yesterday
Some good news from a state that has seen far too much bad news this year: local officials report that the trees of New Orleans are making a surprisingly strong comeback after devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina.
The New Orleans Advocate
Yesterday
The beleaguered D.C.-area transit agency finally had something to talk about besides repair schedules, delays, and debt.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Yesterday
Online shopping and gentrification is fueling a bona fide building boom of warehouse spaces in Chicago.
Crain's Chicago Business
Yesterday
The New York Times transit reporter, Emma G. Fitzsimmons, reports from Toronto to see what riders think about their 'open gangway' subway cars. By 2020, New York will receive 750 of these cars that have no doors separating the cars.
The New York Times
Yesterday
The latest episode of TransitTrends, a serial YouTube show by moovel, examines the question of whether or not we're ready for autonomous vehicles.
moovel
Yesterday
The Dallas City Council approved a road diet for Knox Street in Dallas, where 1,000 residential units are under construction on an already thriving commercial corridor.
Dallas News
Yesterday
Faced with the task of conforming its "granny flats" ordinance with state law, the Los Angeles City Council yielded.
Los Angeles Times
Blog post
Yesterday
Making better places is a core value for many planners, but don’t let a lack of passion stand between you and a strong career in planning.
Pete Sullivan
Yesterday
Autonomous vehicles are already in production and big city taxi drivers could be out of a job in 10 years, including those for Uber and Lyft.
Cities of the Future
2 days ago
The controversies emerging from Cherry Hill, New Jersey will likely strike a familiar chord for many Americans.
The Philadelphia Inquirer