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A list of adaptive reuse projects completed in the last five years includes a diverse collection of breweries turned hotels, a dry dock turned into a museum, and much more.
1 hour ago   Urban Land Magazine
Writing for the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at U.C. Berkeley, Jed Kolko breaks down the data on recent trends in household formation.
Aug 17, 2015   Terner Center for Housing Innovation
As people re-evaluate their transportation decisions, the argument to support transportation demand management might not be what policy makers expected.
Aug 17, 2015   Mobility Lab
According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
Aug 17, 2015   The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
There's good and bad news to report from the 37-year study. Good news: Decreased child fatal bike crashes, but it results from fewer children biking. Bad news: Increased adult fatal crashes, but it results from an increase in adult male cyclists.
Aug 16, 2015   HealthDay News
A new report from Zillow shows evidence of a deepening crisis in the rental housing market.
Aug 15, 2015   Bloomberg Business
A researcher from the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University explains how to use interactive maps to track climate change.
Aug 15, 2015   National Geographic
After a Senate committee slashed the Small Starts grant program, the new Marin-Sonoma "SMART" train may not be extended from San Rafael to the Larkspur ferry landing, a critical link enabling rail commuters to take the ferry to San Francisco.
Aug 14, 2015   Marin Independent Journal
Researchers have found evidence of one fairly consequential benefit of transportation network companies like Uber.
Aug 14, 2015   Streetsblog USA
The U.S. Census has released data from 2013 that offer planners the most up-to-date data available about where Americans work and how they commute.
Aug 14, 2015   U.S. Census Bureau
The Architecture of Segregation: The slums are racially concentrated, on the rise, and spreading to the suburbs.
Aug 13, 2015   CityLab