United States

New apps have the potential to influence a fundamental shift in the political and physical realities of parking according to a recent Next City article.
9 hours ago   Next City
<p>When it comes to reducing carbon footprints and living sustainably, urban residents perform the best.</p>
Aug 30, 2007   MSN
<p>As thousands of houses continue to foreclose, many homeowners and real estate experts are predicting that abandoned homes will blight neighborhoods across the country and send property values plummeting.</p>
Aug 29, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Five mansions on the U.S. housing market are looking to become the most expensive homes ever sold in the country, and maybe the world.</p>
Aug 28, 2007   The Wall Street Journal
<p>This column from <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> argues that the best way to prevent damages from natural disasters is not to fight carbon emissions, but to prevent people from living in disaster-prone areas.</p>
Aug 27, 2007   The Wall Street Journal
<p>Climate change legislation that is expected to be introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives next month includes a provision that eliminates a tax deduction for any home over 3,000 square feet.</p>
Aug 27, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>While more work needs to be done to make transit work for urban dwellers, thought should also be given to how transit can let those car-free city residents reach the great outdoors.</p>
Aug 23, 2007   World Changing
<p>The amount of overseas tourists visiting the U.S. has dropped recently, and with revenues in many cities taking a hit, a coalition of American mayors are calling on the federal government to loosen restrictions on foreign travelers.</p>
Aug 23, 2007   Honolulu Star-Bulletin
<p>The pending Senate Energy Bill will support a "new generation" nuclear power plants. But they will be no different from the last generation, which have been a "lethal failure" according to Harvey Wasserman.</p>
Aug 21, 2007   Common Dreams
<p>Many American cities are looking to new ways of handling their homeless populations, including programs that provide assistance in renting permanent housing rather than pouring money into temporary shelters.</p>
Aug 21, 2007   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Columnist Neil Peirce writes on the need to address the road infrastructure crisis illustrated by the I-35W bridge collapse. Rather than boosting the federal gas tax, he advocates a 'Big New Tax' based on 'weight per wheel' of new vehicles.</p>
Aug 21, 2007   Newport News, Va., Daily Press