News

57 min ago
The man in charge of public transit in the land of streetcars, bridges without cars, and bike-riding congressmembers is calling for three large highway expansion projects.
Portland Tribune
1 hour ago
A new series of articles, launched by a big feature earlier this month, will explore the changes occurring in the famous and beloved city of Nashville.
The Tennessean
2 hours ago
Planners are hard at work in a unique corner of the city of Philadelphia—the Far Northeast.
PlanPhilly
3 hours ago
Cheyenne Plaza LLC asked to have the bus stop near their property removed and the Cheyenne Transit Program obliged.
Wyoming Tribune Eagle
Blog post
4 hours ago
Some evidence suggests that apartments lead to more greenhouse gas emissions per capita than houses. Does this mean that suburbs pollute less than cities? Probably not.
Michael Lewyn
5 hours ago
The first environmental regulation to be rescinded under President Trump was the Stream Protection Rule. It will not be the last. The president has his eyes on a rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.
The Washington Post
6 hours ago
Members of Congress are mobilizing to protect the popular New Market Tax Credit program, which has offered benefits in rural and urban environments.
Next City
7 hours ago
Even as extensions to the Gold Line and Measure S seem to paint a brighter future for public transit in Los Angeles, commuters continue to use less public transit, especially buses.
Los Angeles Times
8 hours ago
The process of redeveloping the site of one of the country's most infamous public housing complexes, Cabrini-Green in Chicago, will soon take another substantial step into the future.
Chicago Tribune
9 hours ago
The new Transit-Walkability Collaborative works to create safe, healthy, equitable, and sustainable communities by harnessing the synergy between walkability and quality public transit service.
Transit-Walkability Collaborative
Feature
Yesterday
The challenge facing the nation's infrastructure is massive in scale, requiring ambition lacking since the New Deal and Eisenhower eras. Building on those historic models, the following op-ed suggests a "WPA 2.0" approach to infrastructure.
Armando Carbonell and Susannah Drake
Yesterday
With experts predicting widespread autonomous vehicle (AV) adoption in the not-too-distant-future, many policymakers, designers, and ordinary citizens are left scratching their heads, uncertain of what to expect and how to prepare.
Doggerel
Yesterday
Bus ridership has dropped for many years in New York City, but much of the bleeding is concentrated in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Could the congestion problems of the central city be the reason for the declining use of bus transit?
StreetsBlog NYC
Yesterday
A new debate has emerged, starting from a source very close to the project, about the effects of the High Line in New York City.
CityLab
Yesterday
So much for the 2015 record of 3.148 trillion miles. Last year saw a cumulative travel increase of 2.8 percent to 3.218 trillion miles, setting a new record as cheap gas contributed to increased driving.
E&E News
Yesterday
A new report and hearings by the state's House and Senate environment committees has put a cap-and-trade policy to curb carbon emissions back in play in Salem.
Statesman Journal
Yesterday
Joe Cortright argues for a new approach to the discussion about the country's dependence on automobiles: talk about responsibility, not morals.
City Observatory
Yesterday
A Dallas non-profit has sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott over what it calls a blatantly racist law that allows landlords to refuse payment in federal housing vouchers.
The Dallas Morning News
Yesterday
A new, interactive feature by The Washington Post endeavors to bring the point about the nation's crumbling infrastructure closer to home.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
Strong Towns is rolling out an in-depth analysis of a controversial proposal in Shreveport, Louisiana to build a new connector for Interstate 49 North in the heart of the city.
Strong Towns
2 days ago
The way Google predicts parking difficulty could make it easier to develop "smart city" applications in the future.
IoT for All