Infrastructure

May 17, 2018, 12pm PDT
The Pacific Northwest's Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area is studying options to add congestion pricing to one or two interstates.
The Oregonian
May 17, 2018, 11am PDT
Swaths of the city of Philadelphia could see increased parking minimums if a new version of a bill that failed in 2016 makes its way through City Council.
PlanPhilly
May 17, 2018, 6am PDT
Grant and loan funding, new research, and a competition are some of the ideas included in the Coastal Communities Adaptation Act.
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation
May 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A $1 million project to reduce vehicle lanes on Detroit's Jefferson Boulevard is designed to increase safety along the busy corridor.
Crain's Detroit Business
May 16, 2018, 8am PDT
The new San Pedro Creek Culture Park is being touted as a celebration of Latinx culture.
The Architects Newspaper
May 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
Pretty Prairie has water with very high levels of nitrates, and lots of farmers that need to use nitrates if they want to keep the local economy going.
Harper's
May 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
In Houston, investors are snapping up damaged homes that will be dependent on flood insurance.
Houston Chronicle
May 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Take a first look at the fruits of the Boring Company's labor. According to Elon Musk, the tunnel will be open to the public for free rides later this year.
Los Angeles imes
May 14, 2018, 6am PDT
The privately funded Brightline "fast-travel" rail system announced an opening day of May 19 for service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.
Miami Herald
May 12, 2018, 9am PDT
Trees improve cities by controlling temperature, absorbing water and carbon dioxide, and adding beauty.
The Conversation
May 12, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of New York wants more capacity to store energy, so it's making the process of permitting energy storage projects easier to understand and follows.
Smart Cities Dive
May 11, 2018, 10am PDT
While popular and common in other countries, the "Barnes Dance" crosswalk is sill catching on in the United States. Montgomery County, Maryland is the latest to test out the "All Direction" crosswalk.
Montgomery County Government
May 10, 2018, 1pm PDT
The developers of the Mall of America are back, this time with plans for the American Dream Miami project.
Miami Herald
May 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington's "Metro Reasons" column analyses the latest ridership data from the D.C. Metro system. Riders have not returned to the system after the SafeTrack repair program concluded in 2017.
Greater Greater Washington
May 10, 2018, 11am PDT
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency ordered high-strength steel to ensure the long-term quality of the under-construction Central Subway. The contractor laid 17,000 linear feet of standard-strength steel anyway.
San Francisco Examiner
May 10, 2018, 8am PDT
Washington, D.C. approved a set of incentives for home composting at the end of March.
Waste Dive
May 10, 2018, 6am PDT
It's still early in the planning process, but an Automated People Mover could eventually replace buses and shuttles as the airport connection of choice for Logan International Airport.
The Boston Globe
May 9, 2018, 12pm PDT
Sound Transit is hard at work with a busy planning schedule for several light rail projects in the Tacoma area. A post on The Urbanist focuses on the scoping project for the Tacoma Dome Link extension.
The Urbanist
May 9, 2018, 11am PDT
Colorado cities located north of Denver consider the future of water as the region grows. New infrastructure and new partnerships will be necessary to meet demand for water in the future.
The Denver Post
May 9, 2018, 10am PDT
It's been awhile since the proposed PQX Streetcar project had any forward momentum in New York City.
Crain's New York Business