United States

Strong Towns completes another year of its critique of parking policies, brought to retail districts all over the country on the biggest shopping day of the year: Black Friday.
8 hours ago   Strong Towns
More evidence that reports of "peak car" in the United States were premature.
Nov 10, 2015   CNBC
Academia's "two-body problem" may be affecting other industries as women pursue more specialized careers and marry similarly educated men. Two-career couples are likely to gravitate toward larger metro areas with job opportunities for both partners.
Nov 10, 2015   StatChat: the blog of the UVA Demographics Research Group
In a field that seems divided between aesthetes and the activists, landscape architects may be closest to reconciling the two trends.
Nov 10, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
As sustainability initiatives gain momentum, planners have a growing number of options for credentialing their green skills. Exclusive
Nov 9, 2015  By Eliot Allen
The dust is still settling from Kelo v. New London, a 2005 Supreme Court Case allowing for expansive powers of eminent domain. A book released this year chronicles the effects of the landmark court case.
Nov 9, 2015   The Federalist
Whether you're a lifelong resident of Boston, just moving there, or simply passing through, this guide has 18 apps and services for navigating and enjoying the city life to its fullest.
Nov 9, 2015   Netted
The 105-year old Hudson River Rail Tunnels may desperately need replacement, but the Federal Railroad Administration also has an eye on the future, awarding $27.8 million to prepare a maglev application between Washington and Baltimore.
Nov 9, 2015   The Washington Post
New figures from the Federal Highway Administration show no abatement in increasing vehicle miles traveled (VMT). While low oil prices have been beneficial for the environment on the production end, it is wreaking havoc on the consumption side.
Nov 8, 2015   AASHTO Journal
Prop. 1, a quarter-cent sales tax that would benefit public transit in Wasatch Range counties, passed in 10 counties but was defeated in seven, including the populous Salt Lake County where supporters have yet to concede due to the narrow loss.
Nov 8, 2015   The Salt Lake Tribune
The Warner Center 2035 Plan was designed to bring growth to Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley. If the opening of a $350-million Westfield Village in September is any indication, it’s succeeding.
Nov 7, 2015   The Planning Report