News

9 min ago
Universities do more than teach classes; they can help transform economies and elevate cities to greatness. UC San Diego is banking on it.
The Planning Report
2 hours ago
The California governor, known for his outspoken climate advocacy, signed the nation's toughest fracking regulation bill in 2013. His response to those who want to ban fracking is that priority must be on reducing oil consumption.
San Francisco Chronicle
4 hours ago
The city of Irving, a suburb of the city of Dallas, will soon add a $1 billion mixed-use development, complete with a light rail station.
The Dallas Morning News
19 hours ago
The Bay Area agency had to extend service into the night hours when the show ran overtime.
San Francisco Chronicle
20 hours ago
The "missing middle" of housing is a concept familiar to many planners, but it's still probably unknown to most of the public. A story for Austin's NPR station could be an indication that the missing middle is entering the public consciousness.
KUT
21 hours ago
Sloan Lake is getting a new neighbor.
The Denver Post
22 hours ago
The U.S. government will sue Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over software that allowed cars to pass emissions tests while letting out more pollutants than would be allowed.
The New York Times
23 hours ago
Pasadena is revising its zoning regulations to accommodate more accessory dwelling units. This open letter to the city's Planning Commission includes sound suggestions, applicable everywhere.
UrbDeZine
Yesterday
The saga of the 710 Freeway will continue, as it has for decades. Now, however, a proposal to build a 6.3-mile tunnel from El Sereno to Pasadena, has lost key support from the regional transportation agency.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Yesterday
Bill de Blasio's decision to hand out more than 10,000 parking placards to school employees incentivizes driving and costs the city money.
StreetsBlog NYC
Yesterday
A California state senator has proposed to overhaul California’s cap-and-trade system explains the changes he wants to see.
The Planning Report
Yesterday
The side of Mount Everest is no place for a crowd.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
The hot new wheels of choice for little ones to learn how to ride bikes are called balance bikes. "Welcome to the Tour de France of Toddler Racing," says the Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal
Yesterday
The Government Accountability Office was set to investigate why U.S. transit capital investments are so expensive, especially in contrast to comparable European projects, but that study will not leave the station.
Vox
Yesterday
The U.S. Census released its 2016 population data today. It feels a lot like a popularity contest.
U.S. Census Bureau
Yesterday
Ben Brown calls BS on a number of city planning and gentrification points.
PlaceShakers
Yesterday
A staple of the California driving experience will soon be a thing of the past.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
Signal priority is a way to create faster, more regular bus service by adjusting length of stoplights for buses.
Active Transportation Alliance
2 days ago
Federal agencies think the proposed Bay Delta tunnels are still too dangerous for endangered species.
Sacramento Bee
2 days ago
A college soccer coach's disproved theory that claims artificial truf causes cancer refuses to die.
The Boston Globe
2 days ago
A garden in Pittsburgh has become the model for a movement to combine environmental reclamation with economic development.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Powersource