Infrastructure

November 9, 2016, 8am PST
The problems caused by crossing gates for the new A and B Lines are so serious that the Federal Railroad Administration had threatened to close both lines on Nov. 5. They granted the Regional Transit District a 90-day waiver.
Regional Transportation District
November 9, 2016, 7am PST
The city of Milwaukee is repairing its streets and making them more bike and pedestrian friendly in the process.
Urban Milwaukee
November 8, 2016, 5am PST
The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) is built atop of crumbling series of bridges. The city is expected to go in high gear on construction on Brooklyn's only interstate highway by the beginning of the next decade.
Politico New York
November 7, 2016, 2pm PST
Trump plans to authorize $137 billion in tax credits to private construction companies to build projects with tolls and other future cash streams to them to spur building and the economy.
The Washington Post
November 7, 2016, 1pm PST
Communities in McClennan County, Texas, are working together to plan for a new water supply infrastructure that relies less on groundwater from the depleted Trinity Aquifer.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 7, 2016, 12pm PST
A long-delayed decision by the National Park Service and the Federal Highway Administration removes the final regulatory obstacle for the construction of a new Metro station in Alexandria, Virginia.
The Washington Post
November 7, 2016, 10am PST
Creating adaptive, sustainable communities may require rethinking some planning basics.
Denver Business Journal
November 6, 2016, 7am PST
Small towns can teach big cities about effective roadway designs.
Modern Cities
November 5, 2016, 9am PDT
A test of a "fully-operational" Hyperloop transportation system is scheduled to take place next week in the United Arab Emirates.
ArchDaily
November 4, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Trump Campaign released a policy statement this week that puts some skin in the game on the Republican candidate's climate change denials.
Bloomberg BNA
November 4, 2016, 12pm PDT
Dallas' Circuit Trail Conservancy has raised $23 million dollars to fund the construction of connectors that would link 50 miles of trails, now they're looking for an additional $20 million in bond money to get the project fully funded.
The Dallas Morning News
November 4, 2016, 9am PDT
State Senator Bob Wieckowski is working to help communities get the necessary tools to increase capacity for climate resilience.
The Planning Report
November 4, 2016, 5am PDT
Downtown Toronto has grown and its hospitals are struggling to keep up with growing demand for their services.
Toronto Globe and Mail
November 3, 2016, 10am PDT
A strategic interstate gasoline pipeline exploded in Alabama on Oct. 31, not far from the September spill site after an accidental strike by a track hoe, killing one and injuring five workers. Higher gas prices and long lines are anticipated.
Reuters
November 3, 2016, 7am PDT
What Happens When A Beverly Hills Developer Decides A Ballot Initiative Is Easier than the Planning Process?
The Planning Report
November 2, 2016, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington raves about the new section of the Anacostia River Bike Trail, calling it arguably the most beautiful bike trail in the region.
Greater Greater Washington
November 2, 2016, 11am PDT
Income inequality, housing affordability, and systemic racism join sea-level rise as key issues in Oakland's vision for urban resilience.
Next City
November 2, 2016, 10am PDT
Less than a decade ago, "desal" proposals in California numbered over 22, but only one major one was built—in Carlsbad, serving the San Diego region. A newly released study by the Pacific Institute explains why.
KQED Science
November 2, 2016, 8am PDT
Scientists are racing to identify the effects of climate change on the environment of California.
University of California Natural Reserve System
November 2, 2016, 6am PDT
Los Angeles Department of Transportation General Manager Seleta Reynolds discusses her vision for urban mobility and the growing role of city leadership.
The Planning Report