News

5 min ago
Opponents of red light cameras have achieved a major victory against the Rahm Administration in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
15 hours ago
The rapidly growing and urbanizing continent of Africa offers lessons in property tax.
At Lincoln House
16 hours ago
The Citymapper "smart bus" system will rely on the power of data to meet transit service demand in London.
The Verge
17 hours ago
The city of Richmond has decided to turn potential to reality by approving, among other big transit changes, five new bus rapid transit routes.
Greater Greater Washington
18 hours ago
A new map presents two scenarios: the temperature in 2100 if recent emissions trends continue unabated, and the temperature in 2100 with moderate emissions cuts.
Climate Central
19 hours ago
A majority of Americans of both parties support raising the gas tax to pay for road improvements. Could it provide the source of the $200 billion in federal funds for Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan?
Bloomberg Politics
20 hours ago
A very public spat over proposed Midtown East plan took place in the pages of Crain's this week.
Crain's Business New York
21 hours ago
Developers had plans for the largest undeveloped waterfront property north of Hoboken in the state of New Jersey. The borough of Edgewater has other plans.
NorthJersey
22 hours ago
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
Trulia
23 hours ago
Are millennials the key to preservation? A new survey finds that millennials prefer to live, work and play in neighborhoods with historic buildings.
Modern Cities
Yesterday
Actually-fake-news site The Onion got a few burns on the world of planning this week. One article satirized the nation's inaction over the state of its infrastructure. The other hit the Brookings Institute where it hurts: the policy recommendations.
The Onion
Yesterday
While the fame and the glory might go to the first companies that bring self-driving cars to the market, the companies that provide the detailed, constantly changing maps will make a lot of money.
PC Magazine
Yesterday
The state of Colorado is growing quickly, and that means planners and developers will have to actively implement more efficient water infrastructure.
The Journal
Yesterday
The Los Angeles Times published a pair of incendiary articles this week in which coffee plays an integral role in the conversation about gentrification.
Los Angeles Times
Yesterday
The Colorado legislature has been unable to agree on a transportation funding package, but the recent bill passed by Oregon has prompted one influential Republican senator to suggest that the state tax bicycle sales.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
Yesterday
Have NIMBYs and YIMBYs arguing in your neighborhood? Scott Doyon talks residential development.
PlaceShakers
Feature
Yesterday
The path to business success occasionally passes through the garage—famously demonstrated by industry titans like Amazon or Hewlett Packard. Zoning codes should encourage, not obstruct, these kinds of American success stories.
Olivia Gonzalez
Yesterday
From train cars to buses, a new study finds that buying American adds cost.
The Hill
Blog post
Yesterday
Since its inauguration in 1975, San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza has not served its intended purpose.
Linda Day
Yesterday
The longstanding trend in Texas of permitting more single-family homes than multi-family developments looks to be accelerating.
Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
Transport for London has responded to customer requests for a new accessibility measure: a map to help riders avoid long tunnels.
Metro Magazine