United States

If there's a solid take-away from the California Field Poll, it is not to ask residents how they feel about raising gas taxes, or any one option for that matter. Rather, offer a menu of funding alternatives and the results become more meaningful.
1 hour ago   Sacramento Bee
A new study aims to broaden the understanding of an increasing number of human-caused earthquakes. Fracking might not be entirely to blame.
6 days ago   Pacific Standard
The most recent Census Bureau Housing Vacancy Survey showed a long-awaited boom in household growth—to the tune of 1.6 million households in year-over-year growth.
6 days ago   Harvard Center for Joint Housing Studies
A navigation app that aggregates transportation modes and works offline? Do tell.
Feb 21, 2015   Engadget
To build ties to its neighbors, a young arts organization embarked on a sprawling multimedia project exploring the past and present of Williamsburg's Latino community.
Feb 20, 2015   Satellite Magazine
It's too bad there isn't a map that can lead us to the place where all the fact-checkers have gone.
Feb 20, 2015   Vox
A report by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley tracks the proliferation of vagrancy laws in the Golden State. Meanwhile, The Guardian notes the spread of so-called "defensive architecture."
Feb 19, 2015   Social Science Research Network
An interview with Joel Russell, executive director of the Form-Based Codes Institute.
Feb 19, 2015   AARP
It wouldn't exactly mean cats and dogs living together, but what if technological innovations could make cars safer for pedestrians and bikers?
Feb 19, 2015   The Washington Post
Can the environmental challenges of our times be addressed incrementally? Here are four strategies for creating change inspired by landscape architecture.
Feb 19, 2015   Plan.Place
2014 federal legislation reformed the system by which farm subsidies are allotted, designed to save taxpayers $23 billion over a decade. However, falling crop prices mean the system could end up costing even more.
Feb 18, 2015   The Economist