United States

November 23, 2016, 6am PST
Providence, Rhode Island is one of many cities to get mall-like retail center built with walkability in mind and set around a Plaza.
Providence Journal
November 22, 2016, 12pm PST
The New York MTA isn't the only transit system to spend valuable time evaluating ways to evaluate service, and it certainly won't be the last. TransitCenter suggests one metric to end these kinds of debates.
TransitCenter
November 22, 2016, 11am PST
An exploration of how adventure playgrounds enable freedom for children living in a world full of helicopter parents.
The New Yorker
November 21, 2016, 9am PST
The latest episode of #TransitTrends explores the psychology of traffic.
moovel
November 19, 2016, 11am PST
The Obama Administration recently offered a parting gesture toward better coordination between the federal government and local and regional municipalities.
Next City
November 19, 2016, 9am PST
If you believe sprawl just magically happened, here's something that visually suggests otherwise.
Modern Cities
November 18, 2016, 8am PST
The Chicago hub of Megabus operations will be just another stop between Ohio and Texas.
Chicago Tribune
November 17, 2016, 1pm PST
American Rivers has created a toolkit for implementing stormwater utilityies
American Rivers
November 17, 2016, 12pm PST
A new report from the Nature Conservancy provides evidence of trees as a crucial component of public-health infrastructure.
Vox
November 17, 2016, 11am PST
Housing advocates tend to agree that we need to supplement market-rate luxury development with subsidized affordable housing, but rarely do we ask the market to provide housing for people further down the income ladder. That's bad policy.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
November 16, 2016, 2pm PST
It wasn't supposed to happen until 2017, but the United States made history in November by exporting more natural gas than it imported.
Oil Price
November 16, 2016, 9am PST
As gentrification pressures push into ever expanding parts of country, the need for inclusive community development continues to grow along with it. The Urban Institute shares some ideas for ensuring the financial clout of CDFIs.
Urban Institute
November 16, 2016, 6am PST
American transit systems are increasingly moving to structures that allow pre-paying and all-door boarding. David Meyer argues that these systems have proven their worth and fears of fare evasion aren't enough to justify inferior services.
StreetsBlog NYC
November 15, 2016, 2pm PST
A compendium of the most discussed examples of news and commentary regarding the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States—but only what's directly relevant to the fields of planning and urban design.
Planetizen
November 15, 2016, 12pm PST
Angie Schmitt sees encouraging signs of a change of perspective in some state DOTs, which seem to be following the national lead of Vision Zero Campaign.
Streetsblog USA
November 15, 2016, 7am PST
The lead editorial in the December issue of American Journal of Public Health provides the introduction for two research papers on the relationship between bicycling safety and infrastructure expansion in Boston and Vision Zero in U.S. and Sweden.
American Journal Of Public Health
Feature
November 14, 2016, 2pm PST
Professional doctorates or certificates of advanced graduate study (CAGS) can offer an alternative to a PH.D. for planners looking to expand their education beyond the master's degree.
Justin B. Hollander and Amanda Kohn
November 14, 2016, 8am PST
A new atlas explores the multiple causes of gentrification through bold graphics and data visualizations.
Creative Review
November 14, 2016, 6am PST
It's only taken a week for the coal industry to get swept under the rug, to an extent, by Republican leadership in Washington, D.C.—not to mention their energy market competitors.
CleanTechnica
November 13, 2016, 11am PST
The Washington Post Reports a small bit of good news regarding climate change, produced on the same day as a large heap of bad news regarding climate change.
The Washington Post