News

1 hour ago
The recent spill of 210,000 gallons of crude oil from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota was far from an outlier.
High Country News
3 days ago
A relative lack of conversions from office to residential—the adaptive reuse model driving the housing market in many urban areas—makes the Washington, D.C. region a perfect place to study the factors that make or break an adaptive reuse proposal.
Greater Greater Washington
3 days ago
More than one city has ditched parking in response to the congestion and conflicts created by ride-hailing pick-ups and drop-offs .
CNN
3 days ago
Robert Steuteville reviews Cities Alive, by Michael Mehaffy, describing the newly released book as "an important analysis for urbanism."
Public Square: A CNU Journal
3 days ago
News of the details of the negotiation between Taiwan-based Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin have revealed ideas about transportation planning that are either ambitious or delusional, depending on your opinion.
Biz Times
3 days ago
The St. Louis trolley revival is running out of cash.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
3 days ago
It's not so easy weaning itself from dirty coal power, one reason why Germany likely won't meet its 2020 greenhouse gas reduction targets. But they will have plenty of company, though all targets are voluntary.
The New York Times - Climate
3 days ago
Blogger and planners Pete Saunders is acknowledging black urbanists from all over the spectrum of civic involvement.
The Corner Side Yard
3 days ago
The District may soon remove criminal penalties from fare evasion with a proposal that would lower fines and strike the possibility of jail time.
The Washington Post
3 days ago
Imagine if hosting a transitional tiny home village for the homeless became the norm for all suitable vacant land?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
4 days ago
For a city in the middle of a rent crisis, the Tacoma Housing Authority project can't come too soon.
Curbed Seattle
4 days ago
Rebalancing bus stop in New York City and elsewhere improve speed and service for all riders.
TransitCenter
4 days ago
Streetsblog USA wants you to use #walkinginthemargins to expose hostile pedestrian environments.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
It's an unprecedented move, but developer Champion Real Estate hopes to be "part of the solution" for pricey Los Angeles.
Curbed LA
4 days ago
The half-cent sales tax will fund new rebate programs for zero and near zero-emissions vehicles and multimodal transportation. Opponents claim the privilege tax, as it is called, violates the state constitution because revenues aren't used for roads.
The Bulletin (Oregon)
4 days ago
A visit to Tbilisi, Georgia, reveals that churches are crucial elements in the creation of landscape. Their civic functions are at least as important as their theological functions.
Common Edge Collaborative
4 days ago
Tesla introduces a high-performance, totally electric, semi-autonomous truck that that can haul 80,000 of freight for 500 miles without recharging.
Vox
4 days ago
If there was a Bronco's game on Sunday, you might be late to work Monday, because RTD doesn't have the drivers to cover both rushes.
Streetsblog Denver
4 days ago
The much-reported Las Vegas Autonomous bus got into a fender bender on its first day of service, the Las Vegas police department concluded the other vehicle was at fault.
The Washington Post
4 days ago
The political support for an expanded set of tenant protections emerged in response to the program of rezonings underway as part of the de Blasio Administration's housing plan.
Politico
Blog post
5 days ago
Research in cognitive sciences is dictating that we can no longer rely on the presentation of scientific facts when building policy.
Steven Snell