We've known for some time that it would be difficult to rein in the automobile once the country's obsession had taken hold. Footage from a news special aired in 1965 offers historic perspective.
Dec 1, 2015 nextSTL
Aaron Renn scours the Internet to find 12 maps that attempt to do the impossible: define the geographic and cultural expanse known as the American Midwest.
Oct 30, 2015 The Urbanophile
One of the country's most recognizable and beloved architectural flourishes has many sordid stories to tell. Today is also its 50th birthday.
Oct 28, 2015 Reuters
Sixty years after Brown v. Board, exclusionary zoning and school district rules still promote the economic and racial segregation of public schools.
Sep 28, 2015 City Observatory
The Ferguson Commission report includes recommendations for combating racial inequity in the Saint Louis region with better-funded, more expansive transit access.
Sep 22, 2015 Citizens for Modern Transit
A group of business students completed an analysis finding reasons to support a proposal to build an NFL stadium on the riverfront in St. Louis.
Sep 21, 2015 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A proposal to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis received its first clearance for tax credits—$15 million from the Missouri Development Finance Board. Additional requests for $17.5 million will follow in 2016 and 2017.
Aug 23, 2015 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The federal government offered to $24 million to create a loan pool in struggling areas of North St. Louis County—most infamously displayed to the country over the past year in the intense racial conflicts centering around Ferguson.
Aug 22, 2015 St. Louis County
The Missouri Department of Transportation will adhere strictly to a "fix it" (as opposed to "fix-it-first") policy for the next five years, because there are no funds for roadway expansion.
Jul 9, 2015 KRCG
A lawsuit filed by Missouri state legislators finds fault with a plan to extend bond funding from the city's last NFL stadium project to help finance a new $985 million stadium located north of downtown along the city's waterfront.
Jun 3, 2015 St. Louis Post-Dispatch