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15 sec ago
A cadre of rich Nantucket homeowners block a project approved by the city to house seasonal workers.
The Boston Globe
1 hour ago
Minneapolis is working to set the pace nationally for pro-housing initiatives focusing specifically on ending segregation.
Next City
2 hours ago
Nashville's first transit oriented development plan, focusing on the neighborhood of Donelson, is facing opposition from affordable housing advocates.
The Tennessean
3 hours ago
The healthcare provider's decision to spend $200 million on housing programs reflects the growing awareness of the intersectionality of housing and health.
CityLab
4 hours ago
So you think you're a transit expert?
The Guardian
19 hours ago
Detroit becomes one of the few cities offering adaptive bikes as an option in its bikeshare system's fleet.
Curbed Detroit
20 hours ago
Elijah Anderson writes that a spate of highly publicized recent incidents has highlighted the frequent racial targeting that blacks face as they live, work, study and otherwise navigate “white spaces.”
Penn IUR Urban Link
21 hours ago
Even with tons of building permits already issued this year, the outlook for the state’s affordability crisis is pretty grim.
The Mercury News
22 hours ago
Laws that control rent-stabilized apartments have been weakened over the last 25 years while the surging economy drives many of these units into the free market.
The New York Times
23 hours ago
Climate change is only part of the story, but humans have left a detectable footprint on the distribution of the global water supply.
Grist
Yesterday
Two towers, one reaching 1,100 feet and the other 850 feet, will take their place in the Chicago skyline.
The Architect's Newspaper
Yesterday
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy weighs in on the hottest topic in alternative transportation.
Mashable
Yesterday
San Francisco Chronicle energy reporter David R. Baker sheds some light on the nation's first state building code requiring that solar panels be included in new home construction, adopted by the California Energy Commission on May 9.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
Flixbus is launching in Los Angeles, aiming for the kind of fast success they've had in Europe where they quickly became the continent’s largest bus provider after being founded in 2013.
Quartz
Yesterday
Births and birth rates dropped to a 30-year low, not an issue of concern yet, but if the trend continues, the U.S. could join other developed nations that must deal with the consequences of an aging population. Immigration plays an uncertain factor.
NPR: The Two-Way
Yesterday
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
The Texas Tribune
Yesterday
In some cities and neighborhoods, the number of vacant properties is the only thing growing.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Yesterday
One of the main forces behind Measure S spills her thoughts on Hollywood, homelessness and what’s wrong with planning in Los Angeles.
Curbed Los Angeles
2 days ago
Florida's Brightline train system only has one station in each of the three cities it currently serves, so it has sought out a unique solution to the first-last mile challenge.
The Palm Beach Post
2 days ago
Private dockless bikeshare companies are encroaching on territory controlled by public, docked bikeshare companies.
The Boston Globe
2 days ago
Providing user experience in self-driving cars offers an under-appreciated business opportunity.
Quartz