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Patch bills advanced in the Senate and the House on Thursday that would keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015—good news for state DOTs that will see reduced federal reimbursements on August 1 unless a funding bill is passed soon.
20 hours ago   Politico Morning Transportation
<p>So-called "intentional communities" are a small, albeit growing trend in the housing market. Could co-housing be making a comeback?</p>
Dec 8, 2006   Mortgage News Daily
<p>One developer offers advice for his colleagues confronted with local communities opposed to any new development.</p>
Dec 8, 2006   San Diego Daily Transcript
<p>Using an understanding of how our environment sends messages to our brain and influences behavior, a number of new projects are redesigning public space in an attempt to way pedestrians and motorists interact.</p>
Dec 8, 2006   Seed Magazine
<p>As suburbs have increased in population, so too have their rates of poverty, according to a new Brookings Institution Report. Suburban poor now outnumber their inner-city counterparts for the first time.</p>
Dec 8, 2006   The Mercury News
<p>With the Wall Street Journal weighing in on transit-oriented development, has the movement that ties intensive, mixed land uses to transportation activity nodes finally reached the mainstream?</p>
Dec 7, 2006   The Wall Street Journal
<p><em>The Atlantic</em> magazine has released its list of the top 100 most influential figures in American history. The field of planning is sparingly represented.</p>
Dec 7, 2006   The Atlantic
<p>Blaming an increasing degree of risk due to climate change, insurance companies are ending the practice of providing flood insurance in many coastal areas, triggering a potentially enormous effect on housing and land use patterns.</p>
Dec 7, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>A new film centers on the efforts of one determined inner-city resident to confront the architect who designed the low-income housing project she lives in with her family.</p>
Dec 6, 2006   The Village Voice
<p>While Rustbelt cities cope with job losses at ailing U.S. auto makers, the south is benefiting from Asian auto makers' success.</p>
Dec 6, 2006   The New York Times
<p>With gas prices falling and the amount of federal tax credits dwindling, sales of hybrid cars have hit a downward slide.</p>
Dec 6, 2006   The San Francisco Chronicle