News

20 min ago
The original purpose of President Trump's press conference were lost as the discussion devolved.
Smart Cities Dive
1 hour ago
Is the bar for health risks in brownfield development set too high? Environmental attorney Richard Opper thinks so and argues the case in this opinion piece.
UrbDeZine
2 hours ago
A town of about 20,000 people, located on the coast of Maine, and home to Bowdoin College has completed a new zoning code.
The Coastal Journal
3 hours ago
In an underreported fact, it has rained every day since April 1 in New Orleans this year. The city is struggling to deploy stormwater infrastructure, however, and flooding overwhelmed drainage again this month, on the cusp of hurricane season.
The Guardian
4 hours ago
The future of smaller cities could depend on figuring out a way to improve transit, perhaps not at the neighborhood or level, but at the corridor level.
Itinerant Urbanist
19 hours ago
Some surprises and lots of blue-sky thinking are revealed in the new capital plan for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
San Francisco Examiner
20 hours ago
A think-piece published by CityLab argues that public space, and the ideals it embodies, are under threat from the racist groups that gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.
CityLab
21 hours ago
"The Bronx is open for business—the tech business," according to an opinion piece in Crain's New York Business.
Crain's New York Business
22 hours ago
A new study from researchers at the International Monetary Fund finds the cost of doing fossil fuel business.
The Guardian
23 hours ago
A 25-year regional transit plan, which includes five corridors for light rail or bus rapid transit lines, is taking shape in Nashville,
Tennessean
Yesterday
The single most effective way a major employer in Seattle found to reduce solo driving was to charge employees for parking, but ruling-out monthly permits. An innovative method was adopted to charge workers on a daily basis
The Seattle Times
Yesterday
After launching in 2013, the bikeshare system in Columbus, called, CoGo, has expanded facilities and increased ridership. Profitability is expected soon, too.
Columbus Business First
Yesterday
A review of Al Gore's new documentary film, "An Incovenient Sequel: Truth to Power" focuses on the lessons that can be gleaned from the film's representations of Texas.
Houston Chronicle
Yesterday
A day of reckoning has come for state lawmakers who proposed protections for motorists who attack protestors from behind the wheels of their car. A tragedy at protests in Charlotte has cast new light on the dangerous potential of such laws.
The Dallas Morning News
Yesterday
The industrial sector in Chicago is setting records.
Globe St.
Yesterday
Although no U.S. region has yet to even get halfway to sustainability goals set by the Paris Climate Agreement, certain U.S. cities are doing better than the rest.
CityLab
Yesterday
Officials in Buffalo are considering a move to institutionalize their commitment to walkability.
The Buffalo News
Yesterday
Al Jazeera created a video that documents the decline of suburbia.
Al Jazeera
Yesterday
Los Angeles Magazine provided Los Angeles Director of City Planning Vince Bertoni an opportunity to speak in his own words on the ways planners are preparing for the future.
Los Angeles Magazine
Yesterday
The 2017 "Worst Case Housing Needs" report paints a dire picture of the nation's low-income housing options, as the Trump Administration proposes drastic cuts to federal housing programs.
The Washington Post
Blog post
2 days ago
This post offers a critique of claims that there is an ideal, "Goldilocks density."
Michael Lewyn