Kentucky

August 20, 2015, 5am PDT
East Coast states will no longer be able to send their waste to a landfill in Kentucky—where regulators and residents clearly got more than they bargained for.
The Courier-Journal
August 10, 2015, 1pm PDT
A suburb of Cincinnati provides evidence of renewed demand for master planned communities.
Cincinnati Business Courier
July 9, 2015, 2pm PDT
The mountains of West Virginia and Kentucky can much less likely to be stripped and gutted for the purposes of coal extraction that they were even a few years ago as natural gas continues its ascendance.
The Courier-Journal
July 2, 2015, 6am PDT
Carl Davis, Research Director of the Institute on Tax and Economic Policy (ITEP) writes where gas taxes used to fund transportation infrastructure increased, if only by decimal points, and about the aberration—the six-cent plunge in California.
Tax Justice Blog
June 19, 2015, 10am PDT
A Congressional bill has been introduced to "provide a long term solution" to the transportation funding problem by eliminating spending on transit, biking, and local projects rather than finding funding to maintain $50 billion in annual spending.
Cincinnati Enquirer
June 16, 2015, 12pm PDT
An op-ed from the Kentucky state chapter of the American Planning Association takes a strong stance against regulations that could allow the permitting of LED billboards along highways.
The Courier-Journal
June 4, 2015, 11am PDT
A historic neighborhood lost in a flood, covered by a dump, then reclaimed by nature will become the Waterfront Botanical Gardens under terms of a recent land deal.
Broken Sidewalk
April 11, 2015, 9am PDT
Unlike conventional food hubs, Louisville's planned $50 million FoodPort will gather and 'incubate' regional food businesses. The hope is to breathe life into the area's struggling small farms.
CityLab
Feature
April 8, 2015, 8am PDT
Expanding on earlier research about the impacts of one-way streets on outcomes such as public health and property values, a new study examines a citywide case study in Louisville.
John Gilderbloom and William Riggs
March 23, 2015, 6am PDT
The News & Observer's "road worrier" (not a typo!), Bruce Siceloff, provides ongoing coverage of the sad saga of North Carolina's gas tax, set to be adjusted downwards by statute.
The News & Observer
March 6, 2015, 10am PST
A post on the Lexington Streetsweeper blog examines the idea of Farming Community Subdivision, or "agrihood," and the plausibility of such a community being created in Central Kentucky.
The Lexington Streetsweeper
January 20, 2015, 10am PST
The U.S. EPA recently announced the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center "as a resource to communities to improve their wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems." Two reports show why it's the new resources are so badly needed.
The Courier-Journal
January 20, 2015, 6am PST
A massive bike park in Louisville, Kentucky takes the fast-growing trend of urban bike parks to new (subterranean) levels.
Outside
January 19, 2015, 9am PST
It was considered a given by many analysts that global oil prices would only increase as world oil demand outstripped supply, so switching to percentage-based fuel taxes from per-gallon taxes made sense, until OPEC chose not to restrict their output.
The Courier-Journal
December 12, 2014, 9am PST
Louisville's goals to plant and grow an urban forest to mitigate the city's heat island effect has run afoul of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's engineering standards for state owned roads.
The Courier-Journal
November 14, 2014, 8am PST
The Broken Sidewalk blog provides details about an ongoing plan to transform Louisville's low volume streets into "Neighborways."
Broken Sidewalk
November 3, 2014, 12pm PST
Louisville has shown leadership in the open data movement by doubling the amount of data it shares with the public in the past year.
WFPL News
November 2, 2014, 5am PST
Massachusetts voters will decide on Question 1 on Tuesday—an initiative petition to eliminate the automatic, annual indexing of its 26.5-cent gasoline excise tax to inflation, implemented with a three-cent gas tax increase last year.
T4America Blog
October 21, 2014, 1pm PDT
Following the murder of a 12-year-old homeless child in Louisville, Beverly Duncan writes an editorial calling for Louisville Metro Council members to fully fund the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund.
The Courier-Journal
September 21, 2014, 9am PDT
A public-private partnership will create the "Louisville Food Hub" in the West End neighborhood. Mayor Greg Fischer suggested that the hub might be more critical to the revitalization of the neighborhood than a proposed Wal-Mart.
The Courier-Journal