News

12 hours ago
The city of Paradise was prepared for the Camp Fire when it ripped through the town last week, and it still wasn't enough to save everyone.
Los Angeles Times
13 hours ago
Organized by Fira de Barcelona at its Gran Via venue, the event is the largest to date, with over 840 exhibiting companies, 700 attending cities and a 31% increase regarding exhibition space, occupying two pavilions for the first time.
Cities of the Future
14 hours ago
It was not your basic fuel tax hike. Utah voters were told that raising the tax would help education by redirecting revenue from the General Fund to schools that currently goes to transportation. Yet voters also passed decidedly liberal initiatives.
Deseret News
15 hours ago
The D.C. Council voted, 11-2, to decriminalize fare evasion on the D.C. Metro transit system. The council will have to vote one more time to confirm the new policy.
The Washington Post
16 hours ago
According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.
WTOP
17 hours ago
A downtown transportation plan designed to prioritize "transportation for everyone" will come before
Bike Portland
18 hours ago
The gender gap in walking and biking is deep and wide in Seattle. Here's a call to action.
Crosscut
19 hours ago
A thriving natural environment creates opportunity for private developers and local economies, an economist argues.
New York Times
20 hours ago
Experts say China has the highest vacancy rate on residential units of any country in the world. The roots of the problem lay in housing speculation, according to China's leaders.
Bloomberg
21 hours ago
By restricting car traffic and eliminating parking along a portion of King Street in Toronto, streetcar ridership and service performance have been greatly improved.
The Star
Yesterday
Similar to Missouri voters, who rejected a 10-cents per gallon tax hike placed on the ballot by the state legislature, Colorado voters rejected two competing initiatives to finance transportation improvements placed on the ballot by citizen groups.
Denver Business Journal
Yesterday
When women don’t feel safe using transit, they use other modes and end up paying the price.
Wired
Yesterday
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
Planetizen
Yesterday
Tax increment financing (TIF) districts are common in municipalities across the country. However, the economic development tool is also poorly understood and often the target of criticism.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Yesterday
A new report from Trulia reveals the quickly increasing number of neighborhoods in the country that have a median home price touching seven figures.
Curbed
Yesterday
Driving is often marketed as fun and liberating, but millennials aren’t buying it.
Chicago Tribune
Yesterday
The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.
Planetizen
Yesterday
After legalizing accessory dwelling units in 2016, the city of Ann Arbor hasn't added many accessory dwelling units. Some regulations designed to limit the number of ADUs developed have made the building type impossibly cost prohibitive.
MLive
Yesterday
Suburban poverty is reading, here are a few ways to understand what that means.
Build a Better Burb
Yesterday
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
2 days ago
The news about veteran homelessness rising in expensive cities might come as a surprise, after years of reported progress.
How Housing Matters