News

26 min ago
Kaiser Permanente Northwest has taken action in the fight against homelessness—acknowledging that adequate healthcare is impossible for people living on the streets.
The Oregonian
Feature
1 hour ago
The rise of white nationalist politics has many implications for the ideas of a just city.
Jason Reece
2 hours ago
The Obama Administration's Department of the Interior released their report on coal mining on federal lands just days before the Trump team takes office.
The New York Times
3 hours ago
Paris's most tourist-friendly neighborhoods are getting less dense: falling fertility rates, rising costs, and home sharing are all suspected as possible culprits.
Quartz
4 hours ago
Access to healthcare and city or suburban lifestyles seem to be tied to a longer life.
Vox
19 hours ago
If built, new protected bike lanes in Culver City, California would connect train riders to walkable downtown commercial areas.
KPCC
20 hours ago
The "Monitoring Global Urban Expansion Program" gathers and analyzes data on 200 cities around the world. The "Atlas of Urban Expansion" presents the program's preliminary results.
Atlas of Urban Expansion
21 hours ago
There is more than one new connection to LAX and the region's rail networks in the works.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
22 hours ago
When nature is integrated into urbanism, wellness surges. Hazel Borys looks at the benefits.
PlaceShakers
23 hours ago
Gainesville turns contaminated land into a contemporary public greenspace to serve as the city's “Central Park."
Modern Cities
Yesterday
The history of the Chicago Cultural Center, "the nation's first and most comprehensive free municipal cultural venue," offers insight into the shifting relationships between culture, politics, and money in the third-largest city in the United States.
Soft City
Yesterday
As seas rise, San Francisco is looking to shore up its costal protection against earthquakes and extreme weather events.
San Francisco Chronicle
Feature
Yesterday
According to this op-ed, the city of Los Angeles is implementing a sweeping, yet almost completely unpublicized, effort to give historic status to tens-of-thousands of homes and properties across the city, without ever telling anyone about it.
Daniel Freedman
Yesterday
In his continuing look at places people can exercise - other than the gym - LA park planner Clement Lau writes about the popularity of indoor malls in winter climes for exercising adults and children.
UrbDeZine
Blog post
Yesterday
Today’s "Eco" or "Green" Urbanism movement has ancient, cross-cultural roots. This history is worth contemplating for lessons relevant to sustainable planning and design.
Dean Saitta
Yesterday
2017 will be a big year for transit openings around North America. What will come in the years to follow has a lot to do with the Trump Administration.
the transport politic
Yesterday
The Exchange House will open in February, offering a hostel and much more for the immigrant communities of Akron's North Hill neighborhood.
Cleveland.com
Yesterday
A timber company is nearing the end of its deal to log the Port Gamble Forest, so local preservationists are raising money to protect the forest from development.
The Seattle Times
Yesterday
So far four cities in California require solar panels on all new residential construction, with San Francisco as the most populous example. A proposed law would expand that requirement to the rest of the state.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
A bill proposed by a Republican lawmaker in North Dakota will shift forgive motorists any liability if they to run over pedestrians "negligently" occupying a freeway.
Bismark Tribune
2 days ago
The country's first "clean coal" facility has also been described as "the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture system."
The Washington Post