News

Blog post
10 hours ago
In Zoned Out!, Tom Angotti, of City University New York (CUNY) tries to make the case against upzoning New York's neighborhoods (or at least its poorer ones).
Michael Lewyn
3 days ago
Bill de Blasio's decision to hand out more than 10,000 parking placards to school employees incentivizes driving and costs the city money.
StreetsBlog NYC
3 days ago
A California state senator has proposed to overhaul California’s cap-and-trade system explains the changes he wants to see.
The Planning Report
3 days ago
The side of Mount Everest is no place for a crowd.
The Washington Post
3 days ago
The hot new wheels of choice for little ones to learn how to ride bikes are called balance bikes. "Welcome to the Tour de France of Toddler Racing," says the Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal
4 days ago
The Government Accountability Office was set to investigate why U.S. transit capital investments are so expensive, especially in contrast to comparable European projects, but that study will not leave the station.
Vox
4 days ago
The U.S. Census released its 2016 population data today. It feels a lot like a popularity contest.
U.S. Census Bureau
4 days ago
Ben Brown calls BS on a number of city planning and gentrification points.
PlaceShakers
4 days ago
A staple of the California driving experience will soon be a thing of the past.
The Mercury News
4 days ago
Signal priority is a way to create faster, more regular bus service by adjusting length of stoplights for buses.
Active Transportation Alliance
4 days ago
Federal agencies think the proposed Bay Delta tunnels are still too dangerous for endangered species.
Sacramento Bee
4 days ago
A college soccer coach's disproved theory that claims artificial truf causes cancer refuses to die.
The Boston Globe
4 days ago
A garden in Pittsburgh has become the model for a movement to combine environmental reclamation with economic development.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Powersource
4 days ago
A new branch of the Lincoln Institute will focus on water planning, especially in the western United States.
The Daily Sentinel
4 days ago
A bill to hike Louisiana's gas tax by 17 cents per gallon has advanced, but the state has a "California problem": Tax increases must pass by a two-thirds majority.
The Advocate (Louisiana)
5 days ago
Latino Chicagoans are more likely to live in diverse neighborhoods than whites or blacks do.
Crain's Chicago Business
5 days ago
The Honor the Nevada Enabling Act, proposed by Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nevada) to transfer some Bureau of Land Management property to state control, will not be brought to Congress.
Reno Gazette Journal
5 days ago
Activists use plungers to unclog streets for bikers, as tide of active transit flows unimpeded across America's planes.
Omaha World Herald
5 days ago
The Napa River's Oxbow bypass doubles as public park space and an outlet when the river floods. The project brought together local environmentalists and the business community.
San Francisco Chronicle
5 days ago
Planning and art don't traditionally mix, but that's changing. Embedded at NYC's Department of Design and Construction, artist Mary Miss envisions public art as an infrastructural aid.
Next City
5 days ago
Mayor Kevin Faulconer sees San Diego's Pure Water Program as proof of concept for other cities with uncertain water supplies. By 2035, the initiative aims to derive one-third of the city's supply from recycled wastewater.
Brookings