United States

June 16, 2016, 12pm PDT
Mike Lydon shares ten of his favorite open streets events with USA Today.
USA Today
June 16, 2016, 11am PDT
The 2016 Partners in Preservation contest is open until July 5. Now is your chance to #VoteYourPark.
National Geographic
June 15, 2016, 9am PDT
The Foot Traffic Ahead 2016 report, by Smart Growth America and The George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate & Urban Analysis ranks cities based on their walkability.
Smart Growth America
June 15, 2016, 7am PDT
For a second time, the U.S. Supreme Court chose not to hear from 20 states that sought to block implementation of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule on mercury and air toxins that largely affects coal-fired power plants and public health.
The Washington Post
June 15, 2016, 5am PDT
A review of the recent "Future of Suburbia" event held at the Center for Advanced Urbanism at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Architect
June 14, 2016, 2pm PDT
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has released its annual comparison of property tax rates around the country, adding new wrinkles of analysis for this year's edition.
At Lincoln House
June 14, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Washington Post details each of the seven proposals competing for $40 million in the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart Cities Challenge.
The Washington Post
June 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
Repairing civil infrastructure might require rethinking the traditional approach to building infrastructure.
The Transportationist
June 14, 2016, 11am PDT
An editorial in Pacific Standard says the earth and our own bodies can be improved if humans form a new relationship with the planet.
Pacific Standard
June 14, 2016, 5am PDT
Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that the total carbon emissions of the transportation sector is now greater than the carbon emissions of energy utilities.
Vox
June 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
Good jobs, affordable housing, and quality of life rarely come in a total package. In fact, according to new analysis from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, only three cities in the United States combine all three.
Gizmodo
June 13, 2016, 10am PDT
Not all issues are as simple as people would like them to be, but that's especially true regarding gentrification. A recent Washington Post article is helpful for arming your arguments with evidence in the ongoing debate about gentrification.
The Washington Post
June 13, 2016, 8am PDT
U.S. cities leave a lot to be desired for raising a family. However, is it really a worthwhile goal to make cities family friendly? Marin Gertler, a San Diego architect ponders the question after a recent visit to New York City.
UrbDeZine
June 12, 2016, 1pm PDT
A photo series documents some of the many different U.S. streets named to honor MLK.
CityLab
June 12, 2016, 5am PDT
When it comes to transit, it's quality, not just quantity.
TransitCenter
June 11, 2016, 5am PDT
A new report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration documents the increasing frequency of nuisance floods and "clear-sky flooding."
USA Today
June 10, 2016, 2pm PDT
A two-minute-and-thirty-five-second tour of the news and events from the week in planning.
Planetizen
June 10, 2016, 11am PDT
New research shows that affordable housing mandates usually don't raise housing costs, but often fail to benefit benefit the lowest-income families.
CityLab
June 10, 2016, 9am PDT
As cities around the U.S. scramble to figure out how to address the housing affordability crisis, one of them has now leaned on the benevolence of what some consider the least benevolent of them all.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
June 10, 2016, 8am PDT
South L.A.'s inclusion in the Promise Zones program marks a shift in the way the federal government measures poverty.
LA Streetsblog