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13 hours ago
The tributes to Branden Klayko, one of the hardest working and influential writers on the subjects of urbanism, have been steady and heartfelt.
The Architect's Newspaper
2 days ago
A record heatwave and the likelihood for more extreme weather raises alarm in Arizona.
The Arizona Republic
2 days ago
A new report by CBRE finds reasons to be skeptical of tales of the downfall of the suburban office market. Denver provides a compelling case study.
Colorado Real Estate Journal
2 days ago
Buffalo is considering policies to support affordable rental housing as demand rises. While inclusionary zoning is controversial everywhere, specific questions about the policy's effectiveness arise in cities with little to no population growth.
The Buffalo News
2 days ago
A lawsuit, allowed to proceed by a Wayne County judge, reveals some of the difficulties of blight removal.
Detroit Free Press
2 days ago
The move is risky. The agency has no electric buses now, and the last ones it operated performed so badly they had to be returned. The plan is to make the transition in phases, and hope that battery technology improves.
KPCC
2 days ago
Texas has doubled down on the Trump Administration's deportation policies, and business leaders from several sectors in the state are starting to speak up about the policy's effects on the workforce.
AP via Southeastern Missourian
2 days ago
Online options and oversaturation in some markets are leading to continued declines in physical storefronts around the country.
Bloomberg
2 days ago
If passed, St. Louis's new zoning regulations will allow residents of St. Louis to keep up to eight rabbits or chickens, among other animals.
Next City
2 days ago
"It is ridiculous that in New York City dancing is just as illegal as it was in the fictional movie Footloose," says Councilmember Rafael Espinal of New York City's cabaret law.
Crain's New York Business
3 days ago
An advocate for the Cotton Belt line to connect Dallas with suburbs to the north is tired of the project taking a backseat to the transit interests of the urban core.
The Dallas Morning News
3 days ago
Access to high-speed Internet makes a huge difference in day-to-day life. The digital divide between urban and rural communities means some rural communities could be left behind.
The Wall Street Journal via MSN Money
3 days ago
Urbanize.LA has the scoop on the first indications of plans in South L.A. to give more space in the road to bikers.
Urbanize LA
3 days ago
Ambitious hopes ride on a proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.
Urban Milwaukee
3 days ago
The city of Des Plaines, Illinois has entered into a consent decree with the Justice Department to ensure it acts in accordance with the law regarding future zoning requests from religious institutions.
Chicago Tribune
3 days ago
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) adds a logical supplement to their library of street design guides: a guide to stormwater infrastructure that is often built alongside or as part of road infrastructure.
Next City
3 days ago
Portland planners are picking up and dusting off an idea that's been around since the 1990s: a subway in Downtown Portland.
The Oregonian
3 days ago
Long Island Rail Road riders expressed amazement at the new concourse under Eighth Avenue from America's busiest train station. It opened June 15 as the first phase of the new Moynihan Station.
The New York Times
3 days ago
Activist politician and rapper, Rhymefest, partners with Blackstone Bicycle Works and Donda's House to attempt the impossible: a compelling song about bike safety.
YouTube
3 days ago
The police report conflicts with videos showing CitiBike rider Dan Hanegby, 36, an avid cyclist on his daily commute, being hit by a charter bus on June 12. Almost a year earlier, a Divvy Bike rider was fatally struck by a truck in Chicago.
The New York Times
4 days ago
An additional 3,500 units means more money for land owners and more choices apartment seekers in east Harlem.
Crain's New York Business