April 9, 2016, 7am PDT
Apps that improve city living and quality of life in cities are coming to the market seemingly every day. That's fine: it would be impossible to have too many apps for exploring options in street food.
The City Fix
April 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Chatty Maps break down the sound profile of cities.
Digital Trends
April 6, 2016, 2pm PDT
An article in Quartz laments the underwhelming results of a generation of gadgets intended to make houses technologically enabled.
April 6, 2016, 10am PDT
Juno, a new transportation network company launching to a small group of testers in New York this month, is hoping to shake up the business model adopted by its predecessors in the field.
The Washington Post
April 6, 2016, 6am PDT
It's the details of transit apps that matter to users, so the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) just made a change of technology provider that will help make it easier to accurately predict bus arrival times.
April 5, 2016, 5am PDT
Amid the ubiquitous, and inconsistent, reportage on rising rents and housing prices, a guide from City Observatory helps point readers toward the most accurate numbers.
City Observatory
April 4, 2016, 2pm PDT
A reply to skeptics about the democratic power and potential of civic crowdfunding platforms.
Katie Lorah
Blog post
April 4, 2016, 9am PDT
Planners are increasingly using social media for public engagement. How can you analyze what people are saying? NodeXL is an easy to use free tool for scraping and analyzing social media. I use this tool to report from the APA National Conference.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
April 1, 2016, 7am PDT
A new study also finds reason to believe that self-driving cars will make everyone nicer and generally more affable that any point in human history since the advent of the car.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
March 30, 2016, 1pm PDT
A "TOD Calculator" developed by a Chicago non-profit promises to deliver quantifiable, digestible data on the community impacts of transit-oriented development.
Data-Smart City Solutions
March 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new whitepaper outlines solutions for improving the resiliency and sustainability of coastal cities around the world—using Red Hook, Brooklyn as a case study.
BASF Corporation
March 29, 2016, 11am PDT
In the traditional view, nature and digital technology clash. But for many people, tech can offer ways to better engage with parks.
March 29, 2016, 9am PDT
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs is readying a product called Flow to help cities and counties make the most of transportation data. The news is another step along the path to a future version of transportation.
The New York Times
March 29, 2016, 7am PDT
Increasing ridership, coupled with decreasing service, means a very crowded subway system in New York City.
The Wall Street Journal
March 28, 2016, 1pm PDT
Academic institutions can play a major role in enriching the communities they operate in. Amy Deines, interim dean of the College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University in Detroit, discusses the city and school's trajectory.
March 28, 2016, 5am PDT
Among the reasons to reconsider new investments in expanded roadway capacity: the impending revolution in transportation that will arrive when cars start driving themselves.
William Riggs
March 27, 2016, 5am PDT
The U.S. ranked 19 out of 20 for countries with high speed rail service according to a new survey by GoEuro.
March 23, 2016, 12pm PDT
After 34 years the Municipality of Anchorage is updating its land use plan map, a companion piece to its comprehensive plan adopted in 2001. The land use plan map sets the stage for future growth and development in this Northern City of 301,000.
Alaska Public Media
March 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
Transportation Secretary Antony Foxx called on local transit agencies earlier this month to share data to be used in building a comprehensive map of the nation's transit lines.
The Washington Post
March 22, 2016, 9am PDT
Mayor Ed Murray will start with Seattle's own fleet in replacing existing buses, cars, and trucks with electric vehicles.
The Seattle Times