United States

Women are less likely to ride bikes than males in the United States, and part of the complicated issues of gender and biking have at least partly to do with perceptions. A recent article examines what it means to be “feminine” while riding a bike.
16 hours ago   Atlantic Cities
Travelers are increasingly out of luck as bed and breakfast inns across the country revert back to being private homes.
Aug 13, 2006   The Wall Street Journal
How environmental activism has changed.
Aug 13, 2006   The Nation
When jobs move to the suburbs, does the commute suffer? It depends on the industry, but overall, not much, if at all, suggests UCLA planning professor and blogger Randall Crane.
Aug 12, 2006   Randall Crane's Urban Planning Research Blog
Local land use regulations help define the character of cities, towns, counties, and entire regions, directly affecting the composition of inhabitants by facilitating or inhibiting rental properties and low-income residents. This comprehensive survey
Aug 11, 2006   The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program
Reason's Annual Privatization Report chronicles and analyzes the most important developments in privatization, outsourcing, and government reform.
Aug 11, 2006   Reason Foundation
Based on quality of plans and competitiveness of bidding, billions of dollars in housing contracts were awarded to six companies, some with immediate political ties to the current administration.
Aug 11, 2006   Yahoo! News
Nationwide, the rise of personal property tax bills has nearly doubled as compared to the level of personal income in the years 2000-2004.
Aug 11, 2006   The New York Times
Neighborhood planning allows community-based developers to move beyond housing development and become community catalysts.
Aug 10, 2006   Shelterforce Magazine
A quick look at the Seattle metro area shows the term may be obsolete.
Aug 9, 2006   The Seattle Times
With so much wealth tied up in the housing industry, a market slow-down in the U.S. could have a larger economic effect than originally predicted.
Aug 9, 2006   The Wall Street Journal