News

12 hours ago
The Bus Transformation Project recently released its findings on the state of bus transit in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
13 hours ago
The Tejon Ranch development would bring thousands of homes to a highly fire-prone area in L.A. County.
Los Angeles Times
14 hours ago
Approval of two plans to bring new transit modes to the Atlanta region, reaching into the suburbs, mark a turning point in the transit history of the Southeast.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
15 hours ago
Assemblymembers Phil Ting and Ash Kalra have reintroduced the Clean Cars 2040 Act with the goal of banning the sale of passenger vehicles powered by internal combustion engines by 2040, with the California Air Resources Board playing a lead role.
SF Gate
16 hours ago
As universities become a universally accepted and celebrated economic development power, there's still work to be done in getting the town and gown relationship on the same page.
Metropolis
17 hours ago
The city of Los Angeles is looking for ways to close a $26.2 billion funding gap for its plan to complete 28 transportation projects by the 2028 Summer Olympics.
Los Angeles Daily News
18 hours ago
Using transit gives children experiences, skills, and perspectives that they won’t get riding in a car.
Apolitical
19 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is desperately in need of reform in its system of inspections and enforcement of living conditions in public housing.
The Southern Illinoisan
20 hours ago
A highly recommended long-read, published by Places Journal, lays the groundwork for the study of maintenance and care.
Places Journal
21 hours ago
The City Council overcame a last minute legal challenge to approve the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan late last week.
Star Tribune
Yesterday
A report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine endorses an idea that is sure to be controversial.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
Balance between state and local control and between private and public solutions are necessary for meaningful improvement in housing affordability, according to planning activist and affordable housing developer Murtaza Baxamusa.
UrbDeZine
Yesterday
The state that implemented the first gas tax and the first bike tax took a huge step on Thursday toward becoming the first, since 1956, to toll all lanes on an interstate highway by approving an application to the Federal Highway Administration.
The Columbian
Yesterday
The pitting of cities and rural communities against one another is the wrong approach. Instead, policies that help cities thrive will benefit rural areas in the long run.
Brookings
Yesterday
A Jimmy Buffet-branded 55-plus community in Daytona, Florida is wildly popular. The New York Times Magazine gained early access and ponders its deeper significance.
The New York Times Magazine
2 days ago
The card game LOOP was made by people who obviously put in some serious time hanging from straps on the L.
CityLab
2 days ago
Renton, a suburb of Seattle dealing with skyrocketing housing prices like many of the communities in the region, is allowing new density in residential neighborhoods in the form of backyard cottages.
Crosscut
2 days ago
A $25 million operating deficit will inspire some soul searching, and structural changes.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
A ballot initiative intended to solve the Toledo Area Transportation Authority's budget deficit didn't appear before voters in November, and now less bus service will cost more to ride.
The Toledo Blade
2 days ago
The Houston Chronicle shares the views in the most walkable sections of the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
3 days ago
Much more than just an extension of a house, the porch has long been a place of safety, intimacy, and communality.
The New York Times