13 hours ago
Developments boom in high risk fire areas, even as fires continue to increase in duration, severity and damage.
3 days ago
Uber users are getting massive amounts of value from the service, according to a new analysis only possible in the post-transportation network company era.
5 days ago
The Trump Campaign made a big play for the carbon industry's votes this week at an event in Pittsburgh.
September 16, 2016, 10am PDT
Research from BuildZoom, a San Francisco-based contractors' website, shows that housing affordability increases with a region's ability to build outwards, as opposed to upwards. Densification largely has not accompanied efforts to curb sprawl.
August 29, 2016, 7am PDT
The Wall Street Journal provides detailed coverage of the Texas wind energy industry, as well as the prospects for even greater adoption of renewable energy in the state.
June 20, 2016, 11am PDT
Much of the focus on the potential of self-driving cars to effect change in the built environment has focused on dense, urban environments. But what is self-driving cars mostly enable continued outward expansion?
June 20, 2016, 6am PDT
The Wall Street Journal reports that the climate crisis is causing some mainstream environmental groups, including the largest, the Sierra Club, to rethink their long-standing opposition to the carbon-free power source.
June 17, 2016, 7am PDT
Proposed changes could have a profound impact on the two million American households receiving rent subsidies through the Section 8 voucher program.
May 28, 2016, 1pm PDT
When it comes to one particularly invasive plant species in Pittsburgh, some food retail businesses are saying, "if you can't beat it, eat it."
May 6, 2016, 5am PDT
What was once a "pipe dream" will soon be reality.
April 26, 2016, 8am PDT
Seattle's housing prices have ballooned on a level comparable to San Francisco, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
April 20, 2016, 6am PDT
Officials see chance to move residents out of flood zone, improving access to beach, and deliver affordable housing and infrastructure.
March 29, 2016, 7am PDT
Increasing ridership, coupled with decreasing service, means a very crowded subway system in New York City.
February 26, 2016, 12pm PST
The Vista Tower is expected for completion in 2020, when it will become the world's tallest tower designed by a woman.
February 24, 2016, 7am PST
The big anchor businesses of malls are bleeding business and closing stores, dragging the rest of the mall business down with them.
February 21, 2016, 11am PST
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is considering a proposal to replace LaGuardia Airport's Central Terminal Building.
February 3, 2016, 11am PST
One of the sad contradictions of the revival of core urban areas has been the clash between waves of investment and affluence with large populations of homelessness. Many cities are still coming to terms with the issue, much less solving it.
February 1, 2016, 6am PST
New York City’s new public Wi-Fi system is fast—really fast. But before you logon, remember to take all those encryption precautions you've heard about for years.
January 26, 2016, 9am PST
At a building industry trade show held last week, the new trend was for houses constructed with extra space for renters or extended family. In other words, depreciation comes standard.
January 23, 2016, 7am PST
The "war on cars" and its pushback has a achieved a singular pitch in Belgium, where the national rail service has canvassed the country with a satirical ad campaign excoriating the country's horrible congestion.