September 27, 2012, 10am PDT
Long Beach's <em>Press Telegram</em> explores the options for completing a 4.5-mile stretch of the Long Beach (710) Freeway connecting Alhambra to Pasadena, a controversy that's been brewing for five decades.
September 26, 2012, 2pm PDT
Chris Bentley reports on the complex discussions centered around what to do with the sites of two massive coal plants closing this month in Chicago. As Bentley notes, "what happens to these 132 acres in Chicago could have nationwide implications."
The Architect's Newspaper
September 26, 2012, 9am PDT
Nate Berg reports on the legal problems that can arise when a good Samaritan tries to create a park on a vacant lot.
September 26, 2012, 7am PDT
Stephan Salisbury details how the cultural sector in Philadelphia has grown to support the region's economic vitality.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 25, 2012, 10am PDT
Andrea Bernstein traces how, in four short years, partisan politics have infected discussions about investment in infrastructure.
September 25, 2012, 7am PDT
Eric Jaffe writes on a new interactive planning initiative in Louisville, Kentucky, that takes a hands-on approach to public engagement.
September 22, 2012, 11am PDT
In the latest entry in his "Boulevards" series, Christopher Hawthorne reports on the planned light rail line along Crenshaw Blvd in Los Angeles, and how it has caused a rift for some residents who are feeling left out of the revitalization process.
September 21, 2012, 6am PDT
Dr. Jay Apt offers four cost-effective steps for cities to maintain essential services when the next big blackout hits.
September 20, 2012, 8am PDT
The Christian Science Monitor argues why the growing popularity of bike-sharing programs across America will result in more cohesive communities and more livable places.
The Christian Science Monitor
September 20, 2012, 5am PDT
Jeff Khau examines the rise in the teleworking population and what this demographic shift means for cities.