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12 hours ago
Now that the plans to extend the 710 Freeway in Southern California between Alhambra and Pasadena are finally dead, the question remains about what to do with the state-owned land at either end of the planned route.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
2 days ago
There are plenty of airports in the country where taking the bus or the train is still the best option after arriving at the airport. Don't miss those opportunities.
TransitBlog
2 days ago
Alicia John-Baptiste, a veteran of transportation and planning agencies in San Francisco will take the helm of the influential planning and urbanism think thank.
San Francisco Chronicle
2 days ago
The Safe & the City app uses data to help women find the safest routes in cities.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
As the world becomes more encased in concrete, the detrimental effects of its widespread use are increasing in scale and severity.
The Guardian
3 days ago
"Jobs-rich area," a new term that targets some suburban regions, is among amendments added March 11 to Senate Bill 50, the reincarnation of Wiener's controversial SB 827 housing bill that died last year.
San Francisco Examiner
3 days ago
An analysis of retail data suggests that vehicle restrictions in the city center led to more sales and less emissions.
Forbes
3 days ago
Improved light bulbs have led to huge decreases in residential energy use. Changes to federal standards, however, will likely stymie future progress.
The New York Times
3 days ago
The One Central development would transform 34 acres over Metro tracks near Soldier Field.
Chicago Tribune
3 days ago
The proposal to create a new department in the city of Atlanta devoted to traffic and potholes came in the State of the City speech delivered this week by Mayor Keisha Bottoms.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
4 days ago
The Philippine capital will get an extension to its rail system with a new subway that will connect to the city’s airport.
Next City
4 days ago
Pierce Transit has proposed a new Bus Rapid Transit line to speed travel, but Tacoma residents have bristled at the prospect of losing front lawns and parking spaces.
KOMO News
4 days ago
Curbed Architecture Critic Alexandra Lange provides everything you need to know about the $25 billion, "city within the city" that opened to the public in Manhattan today. Also, the review isn't exactly positive.
Curbed
4 days ago
Urban water suppliers have had to learn quickly that fire ecology is a major concern in maintaining a secure water supply system.
Yale Environment 360
4 days ago
Homelessness spiked in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. But the city has made substantial progress in providing housing and services to keep people off the streets.
WBUR
4 days ago
On March 8, 30-year-old Tess Rothstein of Berkeley was riding a rented Ford GoBike in San Francisco's SoMa district when a car door suddenly opened, forcing her outside the narrow white line of the conventional bike lane into the path of a truck.
San Francisco Examiner
4 days ago
A new analysis of inequality looks at where people go and how they spend their time.
CityLab
4 days ago
Amarillo, a city of nearly 200,000 residents located in the Texas Panhandle, will rewrite its zoning ordinance for the first time in over 50 years.
Statesman
4 days ago
A new 3D printer, coming soon to the market, promises serious construction cost savings in an era of seriously expensive construction costs.
Curbed Austin
4 days ago
It's a video game, or a master course in eschatology.
WTOP
5 days ago
"The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes" illustrates the depth of the nation's rental housing affordability crisis.
Curbed