News

38 min ago
For the first time in 30 years, a crop of new clouds will enter the canon of cloud varieties recognized by meteorologists all over the world. This is also a good time to talk about climate change.
The Financial Times
2 hours ago
The story of Babcock Ranch, "a planned community that could become the most sustainable town in America," as told by Marlene Cimons for Nexus Media.
Nexus Media
4 hours ago
Fire standards and street design manuals, meant to protect people, actually make them less safe by damaging walkability and encouraging driving—a classic example of silo thinking.
The Original Green Blog
20 hours ago
LendingTree ranks the most popular cities for Millennial homebuyers.
LendingTree
22 hours ago
After six years of successful Smart City Expo World Congresses in Barcelona, the island of Majorca will host one that focuses exclusively on islands. It will focus on technology and innovation, and address unique challenges islands face.
Cities of the Future
Yesterday
The foreclosure crisis and the Great Recession have paved the way for a steady decline in homeownership. Many cities will never be the same.
Bloomberg
Yesterday
As it has promised for years, Bay Area Rapid Transit today opens the Warm Springs/South Fremont extension of the regional rail transit system. The first train departs at the station at 5:48 am, and the first train arrives at 7:04 am.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
After four crashes that led to deaths of four cyclists riding the Rickenbacker Causeway, a new bike bridge has been proposed in Miami.
The Architects Newspaper
Yesterday
Feast your eyes on a list by Modern Cities of the 50 best food trucks in the United States.
Modern Cities
Yesterday
Apartment building with subsidized units for the disabled has drawn protest and support, Alex Nitkin talked to some of the people hoping to move into the apartments.
DNAinfo Chicago
Yesterday
The city of Pontiac has filed a lawsuit over the illegal storage of hundreds of Volkswagen vehicles. The vehicles have mothballed at the Pontiac Silverdome as a result of the buy-back program necessitated by the 2016 emissions cheating scandal.
Oakland Press
Yesterday
Risk-management experts are seeking creative ways to finance resilience investments that prevent damage from natural disasters. Insurance markets, with their direct stake in protecting homes and businesses, can be key partners in this effort.
Doggerel
Yesterday
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has partnered with veterans group to provide free transit to the city's veterans.
Kansas City Star
2 days ago
A bill to ask voters in November to increase the state sales tax by 0.62 percent to fund transportation projects passed its first House committee March 22 on a partisan vote, with Democrats in support and Republican opposed.
The Colorado Independent
2 days ago
In medium-sized cities and suburban areas, it's simply easier to drive your own car in most cases. But shared rides might still have a chance to catch on.
Mobility Lab
2 days ago
As President Trump rolls back climate and energy regulations, many states are attempting to require utilities to get more power from renewable sources. Also, fewer states are attempting to reduce or eliminate renewable energy requirements.
E&E News [Subscription]
2 days ago
The Greater Cleveland Congregations protested the Cavaliers Stadium renovation in front of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert's Quicken Loans headquarters in Detroit.
Clevescene
2 days ago
The satirical site The Onion produces a set of totally invented, not-to-be-rusted safety tips for riding a bike in cities. We're not sure whether to laugh or cry.
The Onion
Feature
2 days ago
The Planners Across America series visits Maryland for an interview with Baltimore Planning Director Tom Stosur.
Josh Stephens
2 days ago
Post-recession population growth in the United States looks a lot like pre-recession growth in the United States. As some have predicted or already noticed: the story of U.S. growth is still suburban.
FiveThirtyEight
2 days ago
A Northwestern University study found that Chicagoans ran fewer red lights after cameras were installed, even at intersections that don't have cameras.
Chi.Streetsblog