News

49 min ago
The Houston Council voted yesterday to extend its market-base parking program.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
1 hour ago
Toronto has gone back to the drawing board for more effective strategies and tactics for reducing traffic fatalities after its first attempt failed to produce any measurable results.
The Star
2 hours ago
Fewer people investing in low-income housing tax credits means fewer affordable housing units being built—at a time when affordable units are in extremely short supply.
The Sacramento Bee
17 hours ago
The chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure used the word "unlawful," when describing the tardy delivery of allocated capital investment funding by the Federal Transit Administration under the Trump administration.
Streetsblog USA
18 hours ago
The secret manual for the use of facial recognition and data collection software company Palantir was made public thanks to a FOIA request. It includes instructions on how to find a complete account of a person's movements.
Motherboard
19 hours ago
A study from the Boston Foundation shows that besides homelessness and housing costs, Massachusetts housing debt also fuels the racial wealth gap and segregation.
The Boston Globe
20 hours ago
The slow progress of autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle technology in gaining widespread traction in the transportation market is casting doubt on the ambitious statements of a few years prior.
Fast Company
21 hours ago
A 984-foot tower, with an observation deck, shaped like a tulip, won over planners, but not the mayor, in London.
The Architect's Newspaper
22 hours ago
A local labor organization wanted larger hotels to help workers create unions, so they sought a zoning change to make it harder to develop smaller hotels in light manufacturing zones.
The Real Deal
23 hours ago
If approved, a new facility in San Francisco will allow homeless people living in RVs and vans a safe place to park. Access to support services will also be available at the site.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
A comprehensive national study finds that for many original residents of gentrifying neighborhoods, the effects of gentrification can have positive effects.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Yesterday
A new infographic breaks down how much space is devoted to buildings, green space, and roads in 15 major U.S. cities.
Geotab
Yesterday
The landlord lobby isn't accepting defeat.
The New York Times
Yesterday
Grocery stores are more than just places to buy food. They’re the universal gateway to city life and culture.
New York Magazine
Yesterday
Wildfires have caused the city’s air quality to plummet in recent years. The new shelters will give residents a break when the air is not fit to breathe.
CityLab
Yesterday
As the threat of flooding increases, buyout programs to relocate homeowners are a better alternative to rebuilding—for cities and residents.
The New York Times
Yesterday
A state bill that would have limited the number of short-term rentals in the coastal areas of San Diego County has been delayed until next year's legislative session.
San Diego Union-Tribune
Yesterday
A creative rental industry has emerged in Los Angeles as the affordable housing crisis grows.
Santa Monica Daily Press
Yesterday
A social network analysis, touted as the largest ever, reveals the importance of mobility for social connections.
Slate
Yesterday
Denver travelers can now access transit schedules and purchase tickets through the Uber app. Uber says increased ticket sales show that integrating rideshare and transit makes sense.
The Denver Post
2 days ago
A 25 percent tariff on steel imports could eventually be passed to transit riders in the form of higher fares.
The Chicago Tribune