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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.
14 hours ago   The New York Times
The market for luxury apartment rentals is booming; the market for affordable rentals is not.
Nov 19, 2015   The Atlantic
The flurry of speculation about the future of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is mostly ignoring a significant downside: the impact on vehicle miles travelled (VMT).
Nov 19, 2015   Human Transit
At the halfway point in the ten-year Census window, the Census Bureau undertakes research into how to improve its data collection for questions of race and ethnicity.
Nov 18, 2015   U.S. Census Bureau
Bloggers, pundits, authors, and researchers, have made the case for conservatives to embrace the effects of smart growth. Yet still, a distinctly partisan divide flavors the debate about how to make room for a growing number of Americans.
Nov 18, 2015   The Urban Edge
A new Union of Concerned Scientists report shows that due to considerable gains made in cleaning the electric grid and in producing electric vehicles more efficiently, EVs are the environmentally sensible choice.
Nov 18, 2015   Union Of Concerned Scientists
Governing magazine digs into the data about which cities American families are more likely to call home.
Nov 18, 2015   Governing
Housing costs are skyrocketing all over the country. Does that sound familiar? How worried should we all be that the current boom will have similar consequences as the previous housing boom?
Nov 18, 2015   Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Urban Kchoze presents a detailed, step-by-step analysis of the relationship between commercial density and residential density to find a better understanding of which matters more for promoting walkability.
Nov 17, 2015   Urban Kchoze
Our typical images of the city often fail us. What we need is a new one that best captures the complexity and beauty of urban life.
Nov 17, 2015   Thriving Cities Blog
The University of California, Berkeley and NRDC will team-up to verify whether Uber and Lyft reduce car ownership and are thus good for the environment. Such data already exists for a sister form of shared mobility: car-share.
Nov 17, 2015   The Verge