By mapping rat infestations, New York City's health inspectors have found a whole new way to beat back the rodents.
Dec 16, 2008 Time
Streetcars are a better option than Vancouver's proposed 2.8 billion subway, says Prof. Patrick Condon of the Design Centre for Sustainability at UBC.
Dec 15, 2008 The Globe and Mail
The State of Maryland has created a new internet-based mapping system, which it hopes will help target conservation funds.
Dec 15, 2008 GIS News
Planner Andres Duany proposes a plan for Goodbee Square, near Covington, LA, that adds modern light-imprint urbanism to an old Jeffersonian idea.
Dec 13, 2008 New Urban News
At the Japanese website Nioibu.com, visitors are geomapping odd odors, from gasoline fumes to curry.
Dec 12, 2008 Boing Boing
P.J. O'Rourke tours Walt Disney's 'Innoventions Dream Home', and concludes that we've descended into a deeply unimaginative period in history. The dream home is the successor to 1957's House of the Future, built entirely of plastic.
Dec 12, 2008 The Atlantic
Bricks have been a building staple for a long time, but the sky's the limit for their aesthetic uses.
Dec 10, 2008 GOOD Magazine
As Bus Rapid Transit, or BRT, has become a much-discussed alternative among transportation planners, Jeff Wood of Reconnecting America argues that a rose by any other name does not smell as sweet. When comparing transportation options, it is important to understand the true definition. Exclusive
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Presdient-elect Obama addressed the nation's governors at a meeting of the National Governors Association on Tuesday, building solidarity between officials at the state and federal levels for an infrastructure-based stimulus package.
Dec 5, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
The state is on board for a new plan that involves building an electric vehicle transportation system, complete with a slew of web-based battery recharging stations.
Dec 4, 2008 The New York Times