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6 hours ago
Burdened by rising housing costs, many millennials are finding it increasingly difficult to pay off debt or save for the future.
CNBC
8 hours ago
In the works since 1999, the Centennial Project by Tejon Ranch Co. seemed to have cleared its final hurdle in 2018, but a Los Angeles County court ruling has created another hurdle for the sprawling development.
Los Angeles Times
10 hours ago
Experts at the Urbanism Next conference advise city leaders not to overlook basic, "mundane" infrastructure that underpins the success of cities and transportation systems.
GOVTECH.COM
12 hours ago
Despite operating on public right-of-way, food vendors claim that developers are pushing them out of established vending spots.
Curbed
2 days ago
Less restrictive permit laws and pre-fabricated, pre-approved building options are spurring more homeowners to build backyard additions.
Bloomberg CityLab
2 days ago
Affluent areas face more demolitions than gentrifying areas in Houston and Harris County, according to the findings of a new report from the Kinder Institute of Urban research.
Kinder Institute of Urban Research
2 days ago
State funding approved in early 2020 and Covid-related service changes are allowing multiple localities to consider a drastic move for public transit: permanent, fare-free bus service.
The Virginia Mercury
2 days ago
Millions of American property owners are behind on mortgage payments and facing the prospect of foreclosure and eviction later this year.
Forbes
3 days ago
New research quantifies the effect of parking reforms implemented by the city of Buffalo in 2017.
Sidewalk Talk
3 days ago
Rebutting the argument that roads and bridges are "crumbling" and should be our first infrastructure priority.
Slowboring.com
3 days ago
To reduce pedestrian deaths, we must restore their rights as primary street users, argues a former NYC traffic commissioner.
New York Daily News
3 days ago
With ridership at record lows and agencies struggling to stay afloat, public transit around the world will need robust investment to recover after the pandemic.
The New York Times
3 days ago
With some strategic planning on the part of transit agencies and operators, shared e-scooters can be an important ally in the fight against car dependence.
Greater Greater Washington
3 days ago
The methodology calls for authentic participation and a willingness to engage stakeholders in a "collaborative and empathic" placemaking process.
Common Edge
Blog post
3 days ago
The significance of the Biden administration's expansive view of infrastructure is reflected in the flood of commentary published in the week since the public's first look at the American Jobs Plan.
James Brasuell
3 days ago
Hoboken has spent the past several years investing in new bike infrastructure, and traffic collisions of all kinds have since decreased.
StreetsBlog NYC
4 days ago
The Board of Directors for the Regional Transportation District has given a preliminary green light to accelerate planning work on the B Line extension from Denver to Boulder and Longmont.
CPR News
4 days ago
Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.
Atlanta Magazine
4 days ago
Analysis of cell phone location tracking data shows changes in how Californians have moved around since the pandemic.
U.S. News & World Report
4 days ago
The Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Plaza mall is 41 acres of prime commercial real estate in the nation’s second largest city. When the mall came up for sale last year, a group of residents decided to shoot for the moon and started organizing to buy it.
Next City
4 days ago
The former Paradise Valley Mall will undergo a conversion to a mixed-use community with homes, offices, and stores.
CNBC