News

9 hours ago
Olympia, Washington joins the ranks of cities making new incentives for the creation of missing middle housing.
The Olympian
11 hours ago
At the NATO Summit in Brussels last Wednesday, President Trump charged that Germany was captive to Russia because of its dependence on Russian natural gas, and a new, controversial pipeline from Russia to Germany will exacerbate its dependency.
The Washington Post
13 hours ago
A new study builds an even stronger case for setting pollution controls at PM 2.5 to prevent increased risk of diabetes. The EPA's clean air regulations set a threshold much less restrictive than that level.
The Atlantic
15 hours ago
Development around the University of Texas at Dallas is already complete in anticipation of a commuter rail line scheduled for completion in 2022.
The Dallas Morning News
17 hours ago
Details of the parking and automobile-related revenue generated by the 25 largest cities in the United States reveals a wide range of potential effects arising from a future of self-driving cars.
Governing
Yesterday
Total on-site energy use in U.S. homes declined between 2009 and 2015, thanks to new new building technology and warmer winters.
Housing Perspectives
Yesterday
"Everything we've heard about global urbanization turns out to be wrong."
Place
Yesterday
With so much attention devoted to how technology will change roadways and vehicles, less speculation has attended to the ways technology will change walking.
Foreground
Yesterday
Blue Ash’s 50-bike pilot makes it the first suburb in the area with a bike share system.
WCPO
Yesterday
Electric-assist bikes, also known as e-bikes, will make it easier for more people to ride bikes, according to this opinion piece.
The Urbanist
2 days ago
The new Futures Command will employ 500 employees and represents a big win for the city of Austin in a national economic development process landscape increasingly marked by competitive bid processes.
Associated Press via Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
The Gehl Institute's new Inclusive Healthy Places Framework is a free tool for evaluating and creating inclusive public places that support health equity.
Inclusive Health Places: A Guide to Inclusion & Health in Public Space. Learning Globally to Transform Locally
2 days ago
Bike advocates say a protected bike lane near the downtown Caltrain station can't wait. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) says the project will have to wait.
San Francisco Chronicle
2 days ago
It seems like Vision Zero never had a chance.
Greater Greater Washington
2 days ago
Uber announced 100 lay offs this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 days ago
It is possible to achieve state-mandated global warming reduction goals after all. The nation's first such goal, signed into law by Republican governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006, called for reducing emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
San Francisco Chronicle
2 days ago
CVS is about as American as apple pie, but at what cost to American communities?
The Dallas Morning News
2 days ago
A new report providing credible estimates of five cities of differing size and geographic location reveals one truth about the United States: parking is the dominant land use in cities.
Streetsblog USA
2 days ago
The Brookings Institution released the Global Metro Monitor 2018 report this week.
Brookings
2 days ago
The transit map is useful, but doesn't always capture the scale of the engineering feat that produced the world's subways systems.
CityLab
3 days ago
The Transportation Planning Organization will budget a study on how best to connect trails to transit hubs.
Miami Today