News

6 hours ago
If built, new protected bike lanes in Culver City, California would connect train riders to walkable downtown commercial areas.
KPCC
7 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
8 hours ago
There is more than one new connection to LAX and the region's rail networks in the works.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
9 hours ago
When nature is integrated into urbanism, wellness surges. Hazel Borys looks at the benefits.
PlaceShakers
10 hours ago
Gainesville turns contaminated land into a contemporary public greenspace to serve as the city's “Central Park."
Modern Cities
11 hours ago
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
12 hours ago
As seas rise, San Francisco is looking to shore up its costal protection against earthquakes and extreme weather events.
San Francisco Chronicle
Feature
13 hours ago
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
14 hours ago
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
15 hours ago
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
Yesterday
The country's first "clean coal" facility has also been described as "the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture system."
The Washington Post
Yesterday
How did Vienna, Austria, substantially reduce car trips while increasing bicycling and trips taken by public transportation over 25 years? A new paper published in the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation provides answers.
International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
Yesterday
Up against an unexpected federal requirement to produce substantially more funds for a crucial rail project, San Mateo County's transportation authority showed the importance of "self-help" counties that control local transportation sales tax funds.
The Daily Journal
Yesterday
2017 has all the makings of a classic showdown in Oregon, where the state legislature will consider to policies that deeply divide the interest interests of tenants and landlords.
The Portland Mercury
Yesterday
A list of the ways cities will resist the anti-urban politics of the populist movements represented by President-elect Donald Trump and Brexit.
CityLab
2 days ago
Seattle's bikeshare system, known as Pronto!, will shut down in March.
The Seattle Times