A columnist in St. Paul makes an argument in favor of zoning variances as a driver of incremental growth and economic development.
1 hour ago Star Tribune
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
2 hours ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A survey of the quickly broadening reach of data about the movement of traffic reveals the next step necessary to achieve congestion nirvana: unfettered access to private cell phone data.
3 hours ago Next City
Melissa Bruntlett pens a thoughtful essay on the importance of female involvement in urbanism issues and activities.
4 hours ago modacity
A mere day after the Interior Department announced it would permanently block drilling in much of the Arctic Refuge by designating it as wilderness, it proposed allowing drilling in the Gulf, along Atlantic coast, and surprisingly, offshore Alaska.
5 hours ago McClatchy Washington Bureau
A recent spate of articles pronounced the resurrection of the suburb, so CityLab laid the false dichotomies that drive such proclamations to rest.
6 hours ago CityLab
What was hyped as one of the worst Nor'easters to hit New York City left Central Park with less than six inches of snow. However, New England and Long Island were not spared. NYC subway, buses, and rail shut down, and driving bans took effect.
7 hours ago The New York Times
Two proposals for library makeovers in Brooklyn tie into a larger narrative about development, and architecture, in New York City.
22 hours ago New York Times
And an update from Codes Study about the 600 places that really are upping their game with form-based codes.
23 hours ago PlaceShakers
The law enforcement results are in from the first year of Vision Zero policy in New York City.
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