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There is good news in the most recent Federal Highway Administration Travel Trends report—if you look hard enough.
AASHTO Journal
June 18, 2017, 11am PDT
Voters in Santa Rosa, California rejected a measure that would have retained the rent and eviction control ordinance that the city council had approved lasted August. The referendum was placed on the ballot by the California Apartment Association.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2017, 9am PDT
Wildfires, exacerbated by climate change, are ravaging the Great Plains with new intensity, according to a new study.
The Washington Post
June 18, 2017, 7am PDT
The headline from the latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies on the state of the nation's housing market focuses on a shrinking, broken rental market.
Affordable Housing Finance
June 18, 2017, 5am PDT
This time the sound of music is the sound of the subway.
Archinect
June 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
Small square-footages might be in vogue, but would the occupants of tiny homes really pass up American-Dream spaciousness, given the chance?
The New York Times
June 17, 2017, 11am PDT
In Arlington, restricting density to preserve neighborhood character isn't new. A rowhouse ban in 1938 may be one factor behind today's steep prices and gentrification.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Washington, D.C. has place to do a new Barnes Dance.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2017, 7am PDT
River infrastructure is often a target for budget cuts in presidential budgets, only to receive funding from Congress. A huge project to replace dams and locks on the Monongahela River hangs in the balance.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 17, 2017, 5am PDT
Touted as a leader among the European cities moving toward car-free streets, Oslo's ambitions of removing all cars from the city center has hit some roadblocks.
The Guardian
June 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The nation's largest brick and mortar retailer gearing up to fight rival Amazon's brick and mortar grocery concept.
Modern Cities
June 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
Malcom Gladwell takes on the racial and environmental problems related to the game of golf, particularly as it relates to L.A. property taxes and the Ship of Theseus.
Revisionist History
June 16, 2017, 12pm PDT
Apple's new campus contains thousands of parking spaces, but neither transit options nor daycare.
Wired
June 16, 2017, 11am PDT
A federal judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers failed to fully comply with NEPA in allowing the controversial pipeline to cross under the Missouri River. The judge did not order Energy Transfers Partners to cease operations of the pipeline.
NPR: The Two-Way
June 16, 2017, 10am PDT
The debate over public safety in Downtown St. Paul is once again focused on the city's skyways. There, concerns about access challenge any possible solutions.
MinnPost
June 16, 2017, 9am PDT
A city controller's audit finds lots of room for improvement at the Houston Fire Department's Life Safety Bureau.
The Houston Chronicle
June 16, 2017, 8am PDT
Plans to decommission existing public housing blocks and replace them with newer high-rises has angered middle-class residents in Moscow who fear the loss of their homes and investments.
The Washington Post
June 16, 2017, 7am PDT
America's freedoms allow Americans the right to complain, vociferously, about things like a planned disc golf course.
The Record
June 16, 2017, 6am PDT
The Sightline Institute thoroughly investigates the use of carbon pricing as a deterrent to greenhouse gas emissions around the world.
Sightline Institute
June 16, 2017, 5am PDT
If a new online cartoon for The New Yorker were a real calendar, we'd expect it would sell more copies than Playgirl and find itself spread across dart boards in all five boroughs.
The New Yorker
June 15, 2017, 2pm PDT
E-commerce and its delivery trucks are a big problem for narrow streets, homes, and retailers that don't have loading docks.
The Philadelphia Inquirer