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New research examines the role of public investments in gentrification.
1 hour ago   CityLab
A new resource created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in partnership with the APA makes it easier for planners to access the data necessary to plan for climate adaptation, sea level rise, and other forms of coastal resilience.
Aug 13, 2015   APA Policy News
A report from the National League of Cities mines the political leadership of 251 cities for insights into the state of local economies.
Aug 13, 2015   The Urban Edge
When Congress recently failed yet again to pass a long-term surface transportation bill, Representative Earl Blumenauer decided it was time for a reality check.
Aug 12, 2015   The Planning Report
Better Cities & Towns gives its imprimatur to the "narrower is better" approach to lane width for traffic safety thanks to a study by Toronto transportation planner, Dewan Masud Karim, presented at the Canadian ITE annual conference.
Aug 12, 2015   Better Cities & Towns
Some people dream of jet packs, others dream of using a smartphone to navigate between transit systems and modes without needing to stop to buy a new fare card.
Aug 12, 2015   CityLab
Vox brings out the subtleties in explaining the underperformance of the U.S. public transportation system.
Aug 11, 2015   Vox
A lawsuit in Boise could decide the future of one policy response to homelessness—making it illegal to sleep in public.
Aug 10, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Twenty-five years have passed since the United States approved a civil rights law with broad and positive affect on the build environment as we've come to know it.
Aug 10, 2015   Curbed
After enjoying a strong run of prominence and success, the new economy is taking its toll on university presses.
Aug 10, 2015   Next City
Seattle's recent Housing and Livability Agenda (HALA) recommendations have created a sensational dialogue about zoning, affordability and neighborhood change. Chuck Wolfe explains how this may create an unprecedented basis for consensus in the city.
Aug 9, 2015   Crosscut