March 14, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>The American Public Transportation Association reported that transit ridership on US systems is at its highest levels since 1957, having increased for the last three consecutive years. Light, heavy, and commuter rail, respectively, led the increase.</p>
March 8, 2007, 10am PST
<p>Video billboards are coming to a town near you. But critics worry that these 'TVs in the sky' are a major safety hazard for motorists.</p>
January 11, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Historic streetcars are on a comeback in the USA. Cheaper than light rail, they also are an asset in encouraging reinvestment in older parts of downtowns as illustrated by Tampa's 2.5 mile line that connects neighborhoods.</p>
January 5, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Planners and local officials want to see the city's height restrictions lifted and the city's skyline accentuated with new high-rise buildings.</p>
December 28, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>Richmond, Virginia is one of many cities using innovative strategies to deal with the consequences of a shrinking population.</p>
December 26, 2006, 9am PST
<p>While the Dec. 22 U. S Census Bureau report highlights the rapid growth of Arizona, another noteworthy finding is that the South, notwithstanding the huge population loss in Louisiana, added more people, many of them immigrants, than any other region</p>
December 23, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>To make downtown more livable, cities across the nation are converting one-way streets to two-way streets.</p>
December 22, 2006, 5am PST
<p>The controversy surrounding a proposed $4 billion sports arena and residential project on 22 acres in Brooklyn provokes questions about the area's future that are national, as well as local.</p>
November 21, 2006, 8am PST
<p>With gas taxes not keeping pace with inflation, state politicians are looking to eliminate gas taxes in favor of alternatives such as sales taxes, vehicles-miles-traveled fees, and new forms of road tolls.</p>
November 15, 2006, 9am PST
<p>With development encroaching on mountains, Indian lands, and protected species' habitats, projections are that the city will run out of room to grow.</p>
November 5, 2006, 5am PST
<p>If residents in Boulder Co. pass a 'carbon tax' ballot measure next week, hundreds of thousands of dollars will be made available to fund renewable energy and conservation measures.</p>
October 27, 2006, 12pm PDT
<p>America's population recently reached 300 million, and is on a track to increase by another 100 million within 30 to 40 years. Based on the increasing use of resources, many fear that 400 million may be too much to handle.</p>
October 9, 2006, 11pm PDT
<p>Eleven states have initiatives on their ballots this fall that could go against 2005's Supreme Court eminent domain decision in the case of Kelo v. New London.</p>
September 13, 2006, 8am PDT
Interactive multimedia presentations review the design and progress of rebuilding at Ground Zero and Flight 93 and Pentagon memorials.
August 7, 2006, 11am PDT
Bluffton, Indiana, is one of many small cities across the country making renewed efforts towards creating racial harmony in hopes of spurring economic development.
August 5, 2006, 5am PDT
With officials demanding more sustainable development and consumer interest at an all time high, a critical mass of developers are starting to see the value in building "green".
July 10, 2006, 8am PDT
Figures show change in growth trends across the sun belt with shifts from large cities to outlying communities.
July 6, 2006, 6am PDT
Gay and lesbian seniors are increasingly seeking retirement communities that fit their lifestyle.
June 29, 2006, 7am PDT
A summary look at why the housing affordability crisis continues to exist in major metro areas of the country.
May 30, 2006, 11am PDT
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, population 137,000, has been named by Allstate Insurance as the safest city for driving in the nation. Washington D.C. is rated the worst city for driving.