2 days ago
New codes intend to make skyways more accessible for all Minneapolans, but some say that no improvements can go far enough to make Minneapolis as walkable and lively as it would be without them.
5 days ago
These Atlanta neighborhoods stand to gain in the long term from the city's new permeable pavement system and water retention park. But the project has displaced some residents.
November 19, 2016, 11am PST
The Obama Administration recently offered a parting gesture toward better coordination between the federal government and local and regional municipalities.
November 14, 2016, 1pm PST
A pilot program in Phoenix looks to add art, lighting, seating and other amenities to beautify and make use of the city's alleyways.
November 14, 2016, 9am PST
The Washington, D.C. Housing Preservation Strike Force released a final report last week.
November 10, 2016, 9am PST
After years of decline, some Pittsburgh neighborhoods are beginning to see an uptick in popularity, so the city is seeking to protect the existence of affordable housing.
November 8, 2016, 9am PST
Renters can't access the tax breaks afforded to home buyers, like the mortgage interest tax deduction, so a Terner Center for Housing Innovation paper looks at policies that could put renters on a more even footing with home buyers.
November 2, 2016, 11am PDT
Income inequality, housing affordability, and systemic racism join sea-level rise as key issues in Oakland's vision for urban resilience.
October 28, 2016, 10am PDT
An organization representing Canadian cities is asking for $12.7 billion to respond to rising housing costs.
October 24, 2016, 5am PDT
After beefing up the 1968 Fair Housing Act, the feds are guiding cities to compliance.
October 20, 2016, 12pm PDT
With the announcement of a $100 million infusion into a local investment fund, Chicago will become the first city to fund in ways usually reserved for the federal government.
October 20, 2016, 8am PDT
After a three quarters of a century of building to accommodate cars and not people, it's going to take big changes to get the transit system the United States needs, argues a Next City editorial.
October 18, 2016, 10am PDT
Artists and community members seek to preserve the culture and identity of Harlem amid the growing popularity and expense of housing in their community and all over New York.
October 17, 2016, 9am PDT
Austin Office of Sustainability upgrades transparency with a new online resource.
October 17, 2016, 7am PDT
Oslo sets ambitious goal for carbon emissions with a "Climate Budget." The budget is a sign of climate policies to come as the Paris climate agreement begins to take effect around the world.
October 14, 2016, 11am PDT
San Diego mayor, Kevin Faulconer, calls for voters to support $1.8 billion new football stadium.
October 7, 2016, 11am PDT
These historic sites—be they buildings, districts, or natural landscapes—are closer to destruction than any others in the United States.
October 1, 2016, 5am PDT
Even as other middle class jobs disappear, the transportation sector continues to grow.
September 30, 2016, 11am PDT
The Obama Administration is offering another $80 million in funding to test new transportation technologies.
September 28, 2016, 12pm PDT
Urbanists and their ilk might have been disappointed in the first presidential debate's lack of focused attention to affordable housing, infrastructure, and other issues of importance to cities.