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5 hours ago
The Federal Communications Commission announced a new 5G Fund this week.
Smart Cities Dive
6 hours ago
Sprawling subdivision development in Montana is popping up in former agricultural land, pressuring water resources and leading to some legal controversy.
High Country News
7 hours ago
Google has laid the foundation for four large, and distinct, employment centers in just one city of the South Bay Area.
The Mercury News
8 hours ago
A team of experts suggests that a rebranding and potentially a new entity to oversee construction will be necessary to finish phase two fo the Transbay transit center.
San Francisco Chronicle
9 hours ago
The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission has proposed a truly radical development requirement for private developments in the city's downtown: spaces for the homeless.
Willamette Week
10 hours ago
While the details of funding are undetermined, Kansas City, Missouri took a monumental step in the history of U.S. public transit yesterday.
KSHB
11 hours ago
Portland has updated its bicycle parking code for the first time since the code was adopted in 1996.
BikePortland
12 hours ago
Manhattan Valley has seen little development, but an influx of young families, new restaurants, and a community-driven planning effort are stirring the pot.
Crain's New York Business
13 hours ago
The proposal by Mayor John Tory is being hailed as a game changer in Canada's most populous city.
The Star
14 hours ago
There's a map of Boston that points out all the best sledding spots. It seems like there are millions of kids living in other parts around the country that could benefit from a sledding map of their hometown.
The Boston Globe
Yesterday
The town of Innsifil, Ontario, located to the north of Toronto, has approved a truly ambitious, futurists vision for its future, centered around public transit and called "Mobility Orbit."
Innisfil Journal
Yesterday
Curbed Los Angeles takes a tour of the Crenshaw Line, currently doing test runs in Los Angeles and Inglewood and expected to open to the public in summer or fall 2020.
Curbed Los Angeles
Yesterday
Employment in Pontiac has risen 14.2 percent since 2010, the city is fiscally sound, and development investments continue.
The Detroit News
Yesterday
Though it stops well short of a citywide upzoning, the city of Tacoma has still expanded its planned development envelope by upzoning residential neighborhoods around the city.
The Urbanist
Yesterday
There's an estimated $34 billion in property stuck in legal limbo in Georgia, and some, like the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, think it should be leveraged for social equity.
SaportaReport
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, connecting the East Bay and the North Bay near San Francisco, is 63 years old, but a local elected official is thinking about how to replace it.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
The U.S. is exceptional when it comes to carbon emissions—that much is indisputable.
Vox
Yesterday
The New York Times created a visualization of air pollution that allows comparisons between local conditions and the worst air pollution in the world.
The New York Times
Yesterday
The planned National Public Housing Museum, expected to open in 2021, will draw attention to a highly contested subject and connect to the relevance provided by contemporary anxieties about housing.
CityLab
Blog post
2 days ago
Brian Stone of the Georgia Institute of Technology writes about a recent article he co-authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
JPER