Infrastructure

31 min ago
A reminder of the intended purpose of environmental law.
Center for American Progress
3 hours ago
According to legend, the Clameur de Haro stretches back to the early Norman period in the Channel Islands. Rosie Henderson, from Guernsey in the Channel Islands just invoked the rite to oppose a road narrowing project.
The Guardian
19 hours ago
At least 39 people died when the Ponte Morandi bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy during a storm on Tuesday. The cable-stayed bridge is part of a viaduct on the A10 toll road that goes to France, operated and maintained by Autostrada per l'Italia.
NPR
Feature
Yesterday
Memory can be an intensely powerful tool when planning for the future.
James Rojas
Yesterday
The federal government approved $1.4 billion in funding for public transit projects as part of the omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump in March. The Federal Transit Administration still hasn't sent the money to local officials.
CityLab
Yesterday
Portland will implement dynamic meter pricing and parking districts, making it the leader in progressive parking policies in the Pacific Northwest, according to this article.
Sightline Institute
2 days ago
The Denveright plan puts pedestrians first, but could do more for public transportation and bikes, says a critique from Streetsblog Denver.
Streetsblog Denver
2 days ago
A cross-jurisdictional trail map is harder to find than one might expect. Not so anymore in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
2 days ago
The roads in your city might conform to a grid, or they might divert around natural resources or landmarks. A new tool aims to help you visualize the "hidden logic" behind urban growth.
CityLab
3 days ago
What comparing 25 years of urban expansion on six continents reveals about the changing nature of the built environment.
Vivid Maps
3 days ago
To great fanfare, the Salesforce Transit Center opened on Saturday to thousands of visitors anxious to see the huge facility. Sunday was quieter, with the first AC Transit buses arriving on the third-floor bus deck. Train arrivals: TBD.
San Francisco Chronicle
4 days ago
Planners are working quickly to refine a proposal for a $1.8 billion project connecting the 680 corridor in the East Bay Area to bedroom communities in the Central Valley.
The Mercury News
4 days ago
A proposal to block cars from the Runway in Playa Vista reflects a new approach to user experience in retail environments.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
The Michigan Department of Transportation ran into a powerful obstacle when acquiring land for a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Canada, but a county judge sided with the state.
Detroit Free Press
6 days ago
Charlotte's North Tryon Vision Plan is "among the more ambitious long-term urban planning projects in American cities," this article. Released in 2015, the plan's work is not done.
Next City
6 days ago
The settlement closes another chapter in the saga of the methane leak that caused an evacuation of a corner of Los Angeles from October 2015 to February 2016.
Los Angeles Daily News
6 days ago
Conservationists got a little help from some perhaps surprising sources in winning a designation for the Mokelumne River as the latest Wild and Scenic River in California.
Water Deeply
6 days ago
Vancouver combined environmental goals and traffic safety goals.
Sightline Institute
6 days ago
A new interactive map keeps residents up to date on where the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working on new projects.
San Francisco Examiner
August 10, 2018, 7am PDT
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has sounded an alarm about the state of the state's water infrastructure.
WFPL