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1 hour ago
Los Angeles and Uber bike-share subsidiary Jump are in a protracted legal battle over the city's data sharing requirements.
Los Angeles Times
3 hours ago
The New Carrollton transit station will add Purple Line light rail to its multi-modal mix; planners at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) hope to leverage the new transit for new land use and development around the station.
The Washington Post
5 hours ago
A new report by Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan economic think tank, claims that Miami is the most vulnerable coastal city in the world.
Scientific American
23 hours ago
Dockless bikes offer the unexpected and help users navigate and understand the urban environment in new and different ways.
Next City
Yesterday
The first phases of a plan to remake the downtown Los Angeles plaza into a more inviting, accessible public space are going to kick off soon.
Curbed Los Angeles
Yesterday
California's water resources are under threat from climate change, and the state's water agency must take action to face the challenges.
The Sacramento Bee
Yesterday
The National Cooperative Highway Research Program has released a report that looks at the effects of new transportation-related technologies on public agencies .
TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program
3 days ago
Gary Mason has been decorating a SEPTA trolley for Valentine's Day since 1993.
WPVI Action News
3 days ago
A study identifies cities where people stay in their homes longer, and they tend to be at either end of the income and home values spectrum.
The New York Times
3 days ago
A study of residents in Beijing, China who became car owners indicates that they used alternative transportation modes less after buying cars.
MinnPost
3 days ago
The measurable effects of climate change are a tangible reminder of trends over time that otherwise can be hard to recall.
Outside
3 days ago
A former industrial site on the edge of Portland, Oregon's urban core is planned with major urbanism ambitions.
UrbanLand
3 days ago
For a long time Airbnb shined in the profit-making department, when compared to other tech companies valued over a billion dollars. Now the once-profitable short-term rental platform is losing money, quickly.
Recode
4 days ago
Private companies and public transit agencies will share a lot of data to ensure that new mobility on demand (MOD) services are effective and sustainable. Lessons on the kinds of data necessary to make MOD work are emerging in L.A. and Seattle.
Eno Center for Transportation
4 days ago
Cities and counties all over the South are restricting further development of dollar stores.
Next City
4 days ago
What began as Google buses, transporting highly paid engineers from San Francisco to Silicon Valley, has transformed into multi-company fleets serving white- and blue-collar workers in the 3,000-square-mile Northern California megaregion.
Protocol
4 days ago
Dating back to a tradition begun in the 1630s, public meetings are an essential part of the political systems, and planning processes, of U.S. cities. Public meetings are also broken, according to this article.
Curbed
4 days ago
The Global Resilient Cities Network (GRCN) has been formed by cities formerly members of the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities program.
Smart Cities Dive
Blog post
4 days ago
Many jurisdictions have vehicle miles traveled (VMT) reduction targets, intended to reduce congestion and pollution. They can also provide large but often overlooked traffic safety benefits.
Todd Litman
4 days ago
In 2015, Austin, Texas adopted a Vision Zero goal to reach zero traffic fatalities.
Smart Cities Dive
4 days ago
Everyone pays a high price for the congestion and pollution of car dependence, according to this article, so maybe drivers should start paying more for the privilege.
Honolulu Civil Beat