1 hour ago
Industry is "routinely violating" clean water laws, but both state and federal regulators seem to be looking the other way.
The Texas Observer
2 hours ago
The MR-63 subway car is being retired but, rather than send them to the junk yard, STM is sending them to artists and engineers to repurpose them and put them to work.
Next City
3 hours ago
In response to Sen. Scott Wiener's SB 827, former Los Angeles County Supervisor and former City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky provides his opinions on the unintended consequences of the bill on Southern California's landscape.
The Planning Report
4 hours ago
A building boom in cities like Seattle has slowed rising rents, but experts don't see this as a lasting trend.
5 hours ago
An interview with Jeremy Nowak about how he thinks the new localism will shape 21st century urban places in an environment of municipal fiscal distress.
Penn IUR Urban Link
6 hours ago
Conor Dougherty, a Bay Area-based New York Times economics reporter, and Brad Plumer, a Times climate reporter, team-up to tackle the controversy surrounding SB 827 that has hit a raw nerve with groups that purport to support the bill's goals.
The New York Times
Blog post
7 hours ago
Elephants in wine glasses and mobility-as-a-metal-band.
Casey Brazeal
8 hours ago
All it takes a map, a bike, and a desire to learn the history of racial segregation in the United States.
9 hours ago
Coming off a year of historically catastrophic extreme weather, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided to avoid using the "double C word."
10 hours ago
Questions of mayoral power verses council prerogative were the subject of conversation in New York earlier this month.
Crain's New York Business
Industry experts say that the Trump Administration has slowed and will continue to slow the expansion of U.S. solar, but expect solar to grow nevertheless.
Washington Post
The Angus Shops development is a model of urban adaptive reuse, but the residents who moved in the the initial development don't want any more housing added to the neighborhood.
The Globe and Mail
The rollout of 5G, combined with the ability to compute on the edge, are allowing for new developments in V2V and V2I communications. Here's why low latency and gigabit speeds are essential.
The Connected Car
This is likely the first time a pedestrian has been killed by a self-driving car.
The Arizona Republic
Starbucks is launching a long-term effort to create local jobs, provide training opportunities for youth, and invest in local minority-owned businesses.
Modern Cities
The QLine could ride its own dedicated lane and serve a real need for commuters. Instead, it's a slow circulator for a small part of downtown.
Streetsblog USA
New data from transportation research group TRIP, shows that fatalities involving at least one driver over 65 years old are up 22% in California.
The National Transportation Safety Board is looking for the cause of the horrific collapse of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse on March 15, killing six. people. Angie Schmitt questions why a ped span was needed at all.
Streetsblog USA
Blog post
Why do green transportation policies attract less intense support than environmentalist policies related to waste and litter?
Michael Lewyn
A new study shows that these groups exist in around 10 percent of counties, and those counties are scattered across all 50 states.
2 days ago
Beginning this month, Orlando officials will temporarily test a half-mile road diet concept along Curry Ford Road. This tactical urbanism project is expected to last 4 weeks.
Modern Cities