Rep. Ted Poe (R – Texas) has introduced legislation that would gut the reach of the American Community Survey—one of the most useful sources of information for planning research.
May 28, 2015 APA Policy News
The Urban Land Institute just rolled out How Housing Matters, an online portal for news, research, infographics, and multimedia examining how housing affects community health.
Mar 2, 2015 Architect Magazine
A new report, "Subsidizing Traffic Congestion: The Multibillion-Dollar Tax Subsidy That’s Making Your Commute Worse," was released earlier this week by TransitCenter and Frontier Group.
Nov 20, 2014 Streetsblog USA
With anticipated rising global temperatures, the need to cool our homes will take a massive toll on our electrical grid, which a team of masters students aims to address with their new wall insulation.
Nov 11, 2014 Fast Co.Exist
For the first time, researchers were able to detect the vibrations created by human transportation systems.
Nov 1, 2014 Popular Science
In a poll conducted by ABC News and the Washington Post, Americans were found to prefer allocating transportation funding towards transit expansion rather than road widening.
Oct 26, 2014 Streetsblog USA
A new study from Virginia Tech reclassifies what defines multi-modal commuters.
Oct 24, 2014 CityLab
Jared Green asks the billion dollar question for economic developers and planning agencies throughout the United States: is urban revitalization of neighborhoods possible without the subsequent gentrification and displacement of current residents?
Oct 18, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
A study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety assessed the mental demands required of six hands-free, in-vehicle systems dialing phones and changing radio stations.
Oct 11, 2014 Chicago Tribune
A new report on millennials working in the federal government was released earlier this week by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, detailing the trends associated with this young generation of employees.
Oct 10, 2014 The Washington Post