An installment from Spacing's "Cities for People" series makes the case for tactical urbanism as a supplement to professional practice.
1 hour ago Spacing
Advocates for housing and quality of life in rural communities face an uphill battle in gaining attention, much less funding, to fight the problem.
2 hours ago The Atlantic
Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
3 hours ago Streetsblog USA
For a MoMA exhibition about urban inequality, Brooklyn architects SITU Studios documented informal housing in New York.
4 hours ago Arup Connect
The Presidio is, and will remain, a source of San Francisco's most contentious planning and design proposals. But the reason for the controversy isn't all bad, according to John King: "everyone sees their own potential paradise."
5 hours ago San Francisco Chronicle
With the turnover of leadership in the Senate to Republicans in January, the only Keystone question was whether advocates had enough votes to override a promised presidential veto. Turned out they were unable to overcome the first filibuster of 2015.
6 hours ago Politico Pro
MIT's You Are Here mapping and data visualization project has produced a map of income levels, as tracked by the routes of the Metro subway system in Washington D.C.
7 hours ago The Washington Post
A new map from Mapbox visualizes traffic on all roads eligible for highway safety funds by combining data available through the Highway Performance Monitoring System on OpenStreetMap.
8 hours ago MapBox
Times Square stakeholders have begun to raise the specter of "too much of a good thing," as the crowds flocking to Times Square threaten to squeeze the life out of the place.
9 hours ago New York Times
While Washington D.C. and its surrounding counties is in the midst of a population, development, and infrastructure investment boom, the region farther south and west in the state of Virginia is bleeding population.
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