News

24 min ago
Greg David argues that zoning rules limiting Manhattan's Garment District to manufacturers are obsolete. Without them, underutilized space could be put to better use.
Crain's New York Business
1 hour ago
Responses to the new pedestrian infrastructure in Bodegraven are likely to say these crosswalk signals in the ground are victim-blaming or Millennial-coddling.
World Economic Forum
2 hours ago
In short, transit wasn't really there. When transportation network services went down, people felt stranded. Transit friendliness can go a long way.
Medium
3 hours ago
A contentious debate broke out this week, after a pundit proposed breaking up the consolidation of economic and political power of the country's liberal cities.
The New York Times
4 hours ago
Communities across Nebraska report plenty of jobs to go around, but not enough housing for the workers to fulfill the demand.
Omaha World-Herald
5 hours ago
Missouri State Representative Bryan Spencer (R-Wentzville) on tolls: Don't even think about it, Missouri Department of Transportation.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
6 hours ago
The New York Times provides interactive and first-person accounts of the city's failure to provide public transportation to people with disabilities.
The New York Times
7 hours ago
The League of American Bicyclists publishes a Bicycle Friendly State ranking as part of its Bicycle Friendly State program.
Next City
22 hours ago
An article and video by Chicago PBS station WTTW explore San Francisco's uniquely ambitious approach to sharing the city with wildlife.
WTTW
23 hours ago
Researchers from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have produced a model of coastal erosion based on the impacts of expected sea level rise by the end of the century.
USGS
Yesterday
By purchasing 954 acres of forested land, the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has added to its swath of the map in the neighborhood of Louisville and Fort Knox.
Courier-Journal
Yesterday
Flanked by coal miners, President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that begins the roll back of his predecessor's signature environmental rule, the Clean Power Plan, and other environmental regulations to facilitate energy production.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
The Boston Globe
Yesterday
While winter cities may spend most of their brand management on showcasing regional winter amenities, the greatest winter cities provide delight on the neighborhood scale.
PlaceShakers
Yesterday
A founder and veteran of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Office has resigned over the White House's plans to shutter the program.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
The Republican governor's transportation priorities align with the administration’s agenda, according to the Washington Post.
The Washington Post
Yesterday
As the supply of affordable housing in Gowanus continues to diminish, a new coalition demands that any rezoning plan fill the gaps.
The Real Deal
Yesterday
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and this week the Census Bureau crossed a major item of its to-do list in preparation for the next census by presenting its list proposed questions to Congress.
U.S. Census Bureau
Blog post
Yesterday
Some commentators argue that even if cities allow housing supply to expand, more permissive zoning will cause land prices to increase, causing rents to rise rather than fall. This post disagrees.
Michael Lewyn
Yesterday
The city of New Albany approved a plan to keep where opioid abuse clinics can locate.
News and Tribune
2 days ago
Pacific Plaza is the first of four new parks planned for Downtown Dallas.
Dallas News