News

42 min ago
Faced with "mounting costs" due to the impacts of climate change, a collection of coastal communities in California have taken legal action against the fossil fuel industry.
Associated Press via KPCC
2 hours ago
New York's ability to feed itself with locally grown urban agriculture is only being partially realized. Better planning, specific to urban agriculture, would help.
The Wall Street Journal
4 hours ago
Rents and prices are going up for basically every kind of housing unit in Alexandria, Virginia. The city's commitment to the preservation of subsidized housing is no match.
Greater Greater Washington
20 hours ago
A few ideas on how advertisements could do a better job of selling public transit to the public.
Mobility Lab
22 hours ago
A new CincyInsights dashboard shows recycling participation rates all over the city.
City of Cincinnati
Yesterday
A car spends 95 percent of the time parked, and only 5 percent of its time in use. The huge amount of space that system requires is made "intuitively and accessibly" comparable by the What the Street project.
Fast Company
Yesterday
Mayor Gimenez is citing frugality as the reason behind a decision that favors bus rapid transit over an earlier proposal for new rail lines.
The Miami Herald
Yesterday
Opponents of red light cameras have achieved a major victory against the Rahm Administration in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
Yesterday
The rapidly growing and urbanizing continent of Africa offers lessons in property tax.
At Lincoln House
Yesterday
The Citymapper "smart bus" system will rely on the power of data to meet transit service demand in London.
The Verge
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
Yesterday
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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days ago
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
Trulia
2 days 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
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
The state of Colorado is growing quickly, and that means planners and developers will have to actively implement more efficient water infrastructure.
The Journal
2 days ago
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