News

5 hours ago
An article and video by Chicago PBS station WTTW explore San Francisco's uniquely ambitious approach to sharing the city with wildlife.
WTTW
6 hours ago
Researchers from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have produced a model of coastal erosion based on the impacts of expected sea level rise by the end of the century.
USGS
7 hours ago
By purchasing 954 acres of forested land, the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has added to its swath of the map in the neighborhood of Louisville and Fort Knox.
Courier-Journal
8 hours ago
Flanked by coal miners, President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that begins the roll back of his predecessor's signature environmental rule, the Clean Power Plan, and other environmental regulations to facilitate energy production.
The Washington Post
9 hours ago
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
The Boston Globe
10 hours ago
While winter cities may spend most of their brand management on showcasing regional winter amenities, the greatest winter cities provide delight on the neighborhood scale.
PlaceShakers
11 hours ago
A founder and veteran of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Office has resigned over the White House's plans to shutter the program.
The Washington Post
12 hours ago
The Republican governor's transportation priorities align with the administration’s agenda, according to the Washington Post.
The Washington Post
13 hours ago
As the supply of affordable housing in Gowanus continues to diminish, a new coalition demands that any rezoning plan fill the gaps.
The Real Deal
14 hours ago
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and this week the Census Bureau crossed a major item of its to-do list in preparation for the next census by presenting its list proposed questions to Congress.
U.S. Census Bureau
Blog post
Yesterday
Some commentators argue that even if cities allow housing supply to expand, more permissive zoning will cause land prices to increase, causing rents to rise rather than fall. This post disagrees.
Michael Lewyn
Yesterday
The city of New Albany approved a plan to keep where opioid abuse clinics can locate.
News and Tribune
Yesterday
Pacific Plaza is the first of four new parks planned for Downtown Dallas.
Dallas News
Yesterday
Not only are suburbs growing, many of the larger, older cities that had reversed decades of population decline, are now losing population, again. The biggest losers: counties with the greatest population densities.
Governing
Yesterday
Planetizen rounded up the pertinent news stories on the big move by the NFL's Raiders from their home in the East Bay to Sin City. The Las Vegas Raiders will be a thing by 2020 at the latest.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
Under the Trump Administration, federal employees dedicated to causes like climate change mitigation face uncertain prospects. They could turn to accommodating state governments.
High Country News
Yesterday
As new construction favors single occupants and childless professionals, the capital's housing stock is increasingly boxing out families.
Greater Greater Washington
Yesterday
Building on support from the Rockefeller Foundation, Pittsburgh has released a framework for its future resilience efforts. Concrete details are still to come.
Next City
Yesterday
From London to Los Angeles, the punk movement was always an urban phenomenon. But punks needed to fight hard for a place in the cities they called home.
The Guardian
Yesterday
The Pier 55 proposal made a big splash in New York when it was proposed in 2014, but now it appears headed for the trash bin of history.
The Architect's Newspaper
2 days ago
Santiago Caltrava designed the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, which is all you need to hear to understand the Texas-sized ambition of the project. Evaluating the bridge's success, five years after its opening, is more complicated than that.
Dallas News