Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have spent the last 18 months scouring the New York Subway in the search for a DNA profile of the system. They even created a map of the 15,152 microbes they found.
Feb 6, 2015 Science Daily
Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Jan 29, 2015 Streetsblog USA
The Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence released a report placing the value of San Francisco's park system at $959 million.
Jan 7, 2015 City Parks Blog
Do bike helmet laws prevent injuries for children, or do they just discourage children from riding bikes?
Jan 1, 2015 The Incidental Economist
A deeper look at the traffic data on Planetizen reveals trends from the planning and urban design conversation of 2014. Exclusive
Dec 31, 2014 By
Never mind that the lines are needed to carry renewable energy from wind turbines in the north to industries in the south to meet the nation's formidable carbon reduction policies. Public health and property values come first for some neighbors.
Dec 30, 2014 The New York Times
“Addressing issues of inequity is a prerequisite to creating sustainable and livable communities.” This was the big message put forth recently by Robert Bullard—the proclaimed “father of environmental justice”—to a large group of landscape architects i Blog Post
Dec 15, 2014 By
Researchers continue to verify the health benefits of walkable neighborhoods. Most recently researchers at Kansas University found benefits that communities can use to ensure the quality of life of aging residents.
Nov 29, 2014 Kansas University
Toronto will begin rolling out a program to narrow traffic lanes on the city's streets. The new lane policy, recently completed, was in the works for the past year.
Nov 28, 2014 The Globe and Mail
The "Using Behavioral Economics to Create Playable Cities" report suggests that so much time spent in front of screens, and the continued need to counter the obesity epidemic, requires new thinking about play for children living in cities.
Oct 30, 2014 Next City