United States

August 12, 2016, 8am PDT
A recent op-ed posted here warned against new transportation technologies and instead encouraged cities to invest in public transit and walkable communities. However, transportation network companies claim to have increased transportation equity.
The American Prospect
August 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The satirical site The Onion took a break from a busy week lampooning the Olympics to sets its sights on the tiny house movement.
The Onion
August 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
The number of Americans living in multi-generational households is approaching levels not seen since the 1950s.
Pew Research Center
August 11, 2016, 12pm PDT
Pokémon Go represents the coming of age of a powerful new technology: augmented reality. PIA Young Planner Nick Kamols applies a planner's perspective to what today's anime-based craze might tell us about what's coming tomorrow.
LinkedIn
August 10, 2016, 1pm PDT
The San Francisco Transformation Agency is tired of watching cyclists and pedestrians die while the city promises more Vision Zero improvements.
KQED
August 10, 2016, 9am PDT
Donald Trump's first major economic speech showed significant changes, including how he'd pay for his hefty infrastructure plan. Both he and Hillary Clinton will likely be relying on the same funding source.
CNBC
August 10, 2016, 6am PDT
An introductory lesson in mixed-use development produces lessons and resources for obesity reduction.
Forbes
August 10, 2016, 5am PDT
Communities divided by freeways for decades are now looking to reconnect, and the U.S. Department of Transportation is stepping in to offer support.
Car and Driver
August 9, 2016, 2pm PDT
An annual tradition is back, and there's plenty of decrepit, unsafe bus infrastructure to lament.
Streetsblog USA
August 9, 2016, 10am PDT
The area could lose up to 500 units of affordable housing every year for the next 30 years if the city doesn't extend existing protections.
Regional Plan Association
August 9, 2016, 9am PDT
There are several reasons that gender neutral bathrooms will soon replace separated men's and women's bathrooms, and they have nothing to do with gender identity, explains Jimmy Parker, event producer and former BID director.
UrbDeZine
August 9, 2016, 7am PDT
Meet the Moral Machine, which echoes a standard many people hope self-driving cars can achieve.
Moral Machine
August 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
There's a difference between designing for safety and designing for fear.
Motherboard
August 8, 2016, 10am PDT
Kevin Cashman, a Truthout researcher, asks in this op-ed if lower income people will not only be left out from the transportation technology revolution, e.g., EVs, AVs, car-hailing, but will they be hurt by it?
Truthout
August 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Being a person of color in the United States means being physically vulnerable to both environmental hazards and police violence, two professors argue.
CityLab
August 8, 2016, 6am PDT
Riders in ten cities are raising money to spruce up their bus stops.
Streetsblog
August 8, 2016, 5am PDT
It only takes two minutes to catch up on the biggest news stories of the week.
Planetizen
August 7, 2016, 1pm PDT
Newly built urban places leave a lot to be desired, according to this article in Governing.
Governing
August 5, 2016, 9am PDT
Urban vs. rural is just one example of the many false dichotomies presented as fact during the presidential campaign. A more nuanced understanding of these terms reveals more of the country's real character.
Brookings
August 5, 2016, 7am PDT
Generally speaking, bikes on sidewalks are not a good idea, but a federally funded project in Duluth, Minnesota may cause planners to take a second look at the practice.
The Bemidji Pioneer