United States

Paul Krugman, one of the most influential voices of liberal policy in the United States, has identified a culprit in the U.S. affordability crisis: over-regulation.
7 hours ago   The New York Times
The diffuse structure of suburbs makes it more efficient, according to this Brooking Institution post, to invest in individuals rather than places to fight poverty.
5 days ago   Brookings
$2.25 million in funding exemplifies the broadening focus of the American Planning Association on public health outcomes at the local level.
5 days ago   American Planning Association
Triple Pundit takes a step back to gather some perspective, asking why the U.S. commuters are still so resistant to getting on bikes.
6 days ago   Triple Pundit
Why are mortality rates increasing for this group in the United States and not others? The usual suspects—obesity, heart disease, diabetes, smoking are not the killers, The findings resulted in the 2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science.
6 days ago   The New York Times - Health
This list of the worst places for traffic congestion in the country might cause some rubbernecking of its own.
6 days ago   The Washington Post
According to a scathing critique of the most recent round of TIGER funding, many of the awarded projects fall far below the quality that transit advocates expect.
6 days ago   The Century Foundation
So far, only a small minority of major cities have considered self-driving cars in their long-range transportation plans. The question is, should policymakers embrace them or stand in their way?
6 days ago   TechCrunch
One idea for how to make transit better is rolling out in cities across the country: mobile payment of fares on smartphones. Exclusive
Nov 23, 2015  By Regina R. Clewlow
One of the earliest researchers at Skype makes a compelling case for one of the potential applications of artificial intelligence: helping humans decide where and how to migrate.
Nov 23, 2015   Medium
Planning commissioners play an essential role in monitoring issues and projects of critical importance to the welfare of entire neighborhoods and cities. Why then, do so many commissioners seem to be sleeping on the job?
Nov 23, 2015   Chicago Now