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Cities outside of the big coastal tech hubs have characteristics well suited for the high-tech sector.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
When women don’t feel safe using transit, they use other modes and end up paying the price.
Wired
2 days ago
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
Planetizen
2 days ago
Tax increment financing (TIF) districts are common in municipalities across the country. However, the economic development tool is also poorly understood and often the target of criticism.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
2 days ago
A new report from Trulia reveals the quickly increasing number of neighborhoods in the country that have a median home price touching seven figures.
Curbed
2 days ago
Driving is often marketed as fun and liberating, but millennials aren’t buying it.
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.
Planetizen
2 days ago
After legalizing accessory dwelling units in 2016, the city of Ann Arbor hasn't added many accessory dwelling units. Some regulations designed to limit the number of ADUs developed have made the building type impossibly cost prohibitive.
MLive
2 days ago
Suburban poverty is reading, here are a few ways to understand what that means.
Build a Better Burb
2 days ago
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
3 days ago
The news about veteran homelessness rising in expensive cities might come as a surprise, after years of reported progress.
How Housing Matters
3 days ago
A housing development near Tampa will have high-tech smart homes with grid-optimized solar power.
Fast Company
3 days ago
Men are more likely to undertake longer commutes, according to recent analysis of U.K. commuting habits.
Office for National Statistics
3 days ago
An economic development professional shares three key takeaways from a recent conference focused on land baking practices.
The Port
3 days ago
A campaign to lid Interstate 5 is gaining steam. Proponents are envisioning central Seattle before the freeway ran through it.
The Urbanist
3 days ago
An internet company can't just stop paying for the use of underground transit facilities when it decides the subway company doesn't have the right to charge for the access.
WTOP
3 days ago
Safety advocates in Halifax, Nova Scotia have installed crosswalk flags at over 150 crosswalks in the city. The question is whether the flags make anyone safer.
The Globe and Mail
3 days ago
When it comes to food delivery, every second counts.
Forbes
3 days ago
The Houston region continues to grow, and local regional governance is struggling to meet residents’ needs.
Houston Public Media
3 days ago
A newly installed parklet in Chicago is part of a larger program to engage the city’s public spaces.
Next City
Blog post
4 days ago
The Charter of the New Urbanism favors infill development, yet new urbanists sometimes oppose infill, especially in historic urban areas. This post speculates on why that might be the case.
Michael Lewyn