United States

The New York Times details how virtual reality is expected to change the game of real estate. The possibilities for planners and architects are endless as well.
2 hours ago   The New York Times
It's been said that children are the indicator species of urban health and great neighborhoods. By this measure, Oakland is in trouble.
Jan 27, 2016   Shelterforce/Rooflines
Penn IUR Faculty Fellows and Scholars weigh in on the 2016 Presidential election. What urban issues should the candidates be focusing on?
Jan 27, 2016   PennIUR
The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks performance on environmental issues in two areas: protection of human health and protection of ecosystems. "The U.S. falls in between Canada and the Czech Republic."
Jan 27, 2016   Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Strong Towns, the same organization that runs the #BlackFridayParking campaign every year, is back with another social media campaign meant to raise awareness about the effects of car dependence.
Jan 26, 2016   Strong Towns
Long abused by those who favor more urban settings, the suburbs of major metropolitan areas should receive more credit for their cultural capital, according to this article written for Zócalo Public Square.
Jan 26, 2016   Zocalo Public Square
At a building industry trade show held last week, the new trend was for houses constructed with extra space for renters or extended family. In other words, depreciation comes standard.
Jan 26, 2016   The Wall Street Journal
After a long absence, first-time buyers are finally returning to the real estate market.
Jan 25, 2016   Bloomberg Business
Jed Kolko, former Chief Economist and VP of Analytics at Trulia, and Joe Cortright of City Observatory dug deep into a debate that gets at the heart of recent trends in how and where the United States works.
Jan 25, 2016   Jed Kolko
Until this past summer, the Atlanta metro region was ranked second in electric car use in the United States. The generous state tax credit of $5,000 made electric vehicles (EVs) particularly attractive. But what happens when the credit is withdrawn?
Jan 24, 2016   Marketplace
As a part of a competition sponsored by SpaceX, university students and independent engineering teams are building scale-model Hyperloop pods.
Jan 22, 2016   FutureStructure