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Concerns about the impact on a nearby butterfly preserve, a judge in Texas finally shutdown private construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Washington Post
August 26, 2019, 11am PDT
New agreements and the first cutbacks in water usage signal the start of concerted efforts keep the river and reservoirs from dropping to dangerous levels.
Arizona Republic
April 11, 2019, 7am PDT
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan will head to President Trump's desk for an expected signature before heading back to seven states for final ratification.
Cronkite News
April 4, 2019, 11am PDT
Las Vegas has almost maximized its growth potential given projects for its future water supply—something has to give.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 19, 2019, 2pm PST
William H. Frey, a demographer with Brookings, argues that racial diversity is a good thing for the country by many measures. Trump's wall would make it harder to benefit from demographic changes, but changes is still coming.
Brookings: The Avenue
January 12, 2019, 9am PST
Ride-hailing company Beat hopes its dedicated safety team and linked accounts service will make its service attractive to women in Mexico’s capital.
Forbes
January 9, 2019, 12pm PST
Mixed results and high costs are to be expected among the 89 public transit construction projects underway in 2019.
the transport politic
August 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
Mexico-Queretaro train project was halted in 2015 as part of PRI budget cuts, but the incoming administration says they're interested in restarting the project.
Mexico News Daily
August 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Witness the "theatricality of public space."
Mother Jones
May 18, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the way people commute reveal about the role of individuals in society?
CityLab
April 27, 2018, 6am PDT
Relaxed U.S. fuel economy standards, as Environmental Protection Administration chief Scott Pruitt announced on April 2, would have effects extending far beyond the United States.
The New York Times
April 12, 2018, 10am PDT
Mariana Ordóñez Grajales and Onnis Luque are fighting to preserve their country's vernacular architecture.
The Architectural League of New York
March 7, 2018, 11am PST
Architects Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller, founders of El Paso firm AGENCY, discuss the reality and rhetoric of the US–Mexico border.
The Architectural League
February 27, 2018, 6am PST
Dissecting successful disaster response in places like Houston and Mexico City could help California prepare for the inevitable.
The Planning Report
January 24, 2018, 12pm PST
Planners in El Paso, Texas want to expand the SunCycle bikeshare system south of the border in Ciudad Juárez.
CityLab
January 8, 2018, 7am PST
New details are emerging regarding the Trump Administration's intentions for the long-promised wall between the United States and Mexico.
The Daily Caller
January 2, 2018, 5am PST
In Mexico, one popular app illustrates the feasibility and efficacy of women-only transportation models.
CityLab
November 16, 2017, 9am PST
The game company has pledged to obstruct Trump's proposed border wall.
The Washington Post
September 25, 2017, 10am PDT
As the death toll from Mexico's 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Sept. 19 climbs above 300, the San Francisco Chronicle investigates how well prepared the Bay Area is for an earthquake of comparable magnitude. Not very well.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 22, 2017, 10am PDT
On a recent tour of Tijuana for young land use professionals, San Diego architect Marin Gertler found a city that used the drought of U.S. tourism in the last decade to redefine and refine its urban core.
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