In a recent review of the state-of-the-art, two planning researchers conclude that traffic forecasts often fail to accurately predict that demand for new transportation infrastructure.
Jun 16, 2014 Transport Reviews
Urban Times offers a list of 13 urban river renewal projects spanning from Medellin to Manila.
Jun 14, 2014 Urban Times
National Geographic Geographer Juan José Valdés calls the changes in the map of Arctic ice in the 10th edition of the National Geographic Atlas of the World, "the biggest visible change other than the breakup of the U.S.S.R."
Jun 12, 2014 National Geographic
Questions about workers' strikes in two transportation systems persisted right up until the launch of the World Cup, the world's most watched sporting event, today in Brazil.
Jun 12, 2014 AP via Yahoo News
There is already good evidence that exposure to green landscapes is good for people. The next frontier of research in the health impacts of designed environments is to be able to quantify connections between design decisions and life expectancy.
Jun 11, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
A Tumblr called Signs from the Near Future has seen the signs, and has predicted what the signs of the future will look like.
Jun 6, 2014 Signs from the Near Future
Climate mitigation and adaptation have become de rigeur aspects of urban planning for most cities, according to results from MIT's international Urban Climate Change Governance Survey. What's missing in most plans is the link to economic development.
Jun 5, 2014 MIT News
Google's bold new design for a self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals. And it has a top speed of 40 km/h. Here is a look at Google’s plans and the role low-speed automated vehicles could play in urban transportation. Exclusive
Jun 5, 2014 By
Spring brings out the romance in cities. Here's a bit of inspiration from Quebéc City...and Buffalo.
Jun 2, 2014 PlaceShakers
Both sides are coming out swinging, days before President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy release a long-awaited power plant rule on Monday. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new report concluding the rule would cost $50 billion annually.
May 31, 2014 The Hill