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1 hour ago
An interstate commerce clause is being used to challenge climate change measures and regulations.
Sightline Institute
2 hours ago
The Pay As You Stay program would lower back taxes for qualifying homeowners and help them avoid foreclosure.
Detroit Free Press
Yesterday
A new congressional caucus has been formed under the assumption that federal transportation policy is regressive and discriminatory.
WBZ News Radio
Yesterday
So many subsidies ensure the dominance of the automobile in the daily live of the United States, it's hard to keep track of them all. Law Professor Greg Shill is keeping track, however.
THINK
2 days ago
San Francisco provides a case study of the immense challenges and scant rewards that await you in a job as a planning commissioner—planning outcomes suffer as a result.
San Francisco Examiner.
2 days ago
Planning for the future should involve people who are going to live the future.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
4 days ago
Del Mar, in Southern California, says it does not want to adopt the approach as part of its sea-level rise adaptation plan.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
Too many developers chose to pay in-lieu fees to the Maryland city, and the inclusionary housing program was not producing much affordable housing.
Next City
5 days ago
Road planners looking to increase capacity without adding lanes are focusing on managing existing lanes more effectively. Massachusetts has gone the opposite direction. The Conservation Law Foundation plans to hold them accountable.
Boston.com
5 days ago
The Maryland county is launching a traffic safety program, but much work and many changes are needed to eliminate traffic fatalities.
Greater Greater Washington
5 days ago
The prime minister of Thailand has proposed the idea of moving the location of the country's capital, currently in Bangkok, to another location.
The Guardian
6 days ago
Local governments are fighting control after federal regulators removed some of the regulatory protections that could slow private companies from grabbing land in an effort
Smart Cities Dive
6 days ago
Sound Transit says its fare enforcement system is design to be unbiased, but analysis about fare evader data indicates disparities.
The Seattle Times
6 days ago
A decision by the Bureau of Land Management on Oct. 3 may reverse the outcome of a 2013 lawsuit against the Obama administration by two environmental groups that effectively halted drilling in Fresno, Monterey and San Benito counties.
The Hill
6 days ago
The Supreme Court might decide on the constitutionality of inclusionary zoning. Local land use regulations and affordable housing policies in cities and communities all over the country hang in the balance.
CityLab
October 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
When it comes to grants, one state has the attention of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao above all others.
Politico
October 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole outlines the city's actions and policies to realize its ambitious C40 goals.
The Planning Report
October 10, 2019, 10am PDT
While the Central Valley city was long considered relatively affordable, rents are rising and affordable housing is harder to come by.
CityLab
October 10, 2019, 6am PDT
The city’s subway system is lagging in station accessibility, but the MTA has a plan to add elevators to 70 stations.
The New York Times
October 9, 2019, 1pm PDT
There will be no road closures, no traffic bans, no loss of parking, and no new transit lines opening. Call it the "tolling effect" on Nov. 9 when motorists have to pay to drive through the two-mile State Route 99 tunnel that opened last February.
KOMO News