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7 hours ago
Black Americans pay a higher price to be homeowners—and the number of those who can afford to pay that price is dropping quickly.
NPR
4 days ago
With Arizona bearing the brunt of the first round of drought-induced water cuts, with more sure to follow, the Arizona State Legislature is looking over the horizon for potential solutions.
Mohave Valley Daily News
4 days ago
Two options for significant parking reforms are under consideration in St. Paul. The City Council could decide to eliminate parking requirements entirely as soon as this summer.
Pioneer Press
4 days ago
Interstate 270, the Capital Beltway, will no longer by widened as part of the I-495/I-270 Managed Lanes Project.
Bethesda Magazine
4 days ago
A key piece of the funding required to achieve Ontario Premier Doug Ford's vision for an expanded subway system in Greater Toronto Area clicked into place this week.
The Star
5 days ago
While autonomous vehicles still face regulatory and technical challenges, investment in basic transportation infrastructure like buses and bike lanes can go a long way toward improving safety and taking cars off the road.
The New Republic
5 days ago
Billed as a "bridge replacement," the latest iteration of the Columbia River Crossing project is a costly expansion that will impose new tolls and cost upwards of $5 billion, according to an article by Joe Cortright.
City Observatory City Commentary
5 days ago
The program, which gives tax credits to investors, has resulted in added jobs, increased incomes, and low rates of displacement.
Next City
5 days ago
Expanding wealth inequality has contributed to the explosive growth of "dollar store" retailers.
CNN
5 days ago
The unchecked power of individual city councilmembers has, in some cases, restricted housing development and fueled corruption.
Slate
5 days ago
Dallas is amidst a process for electing a new City Council, and one local writer sees the transition as an opportunity to present an ambitious agenda for also overhauling the city's local dining scene.
Dallas Observer
5 days ago
After reconfiguring the 14th Street Bridge, which crosses the Downtown Connector (I-75/I-85) in Atlanta, the Midtown Alliance and the city have their sights set on similar multi-modal improvements for the 10th Street Bridge.
SaportaReport
5 days ago
An analysis of housing affordability shows rising costs in America's smaller cities.
Bloomberg Opinion
6 days ago
Nearly 6 million Californians will receive $600 in economic stimulus checks as the state makes a plan to spend its surprise, massive budget surplus. $2.6 million for rent relief and $2 billion to pay utility bills are also planned.
KQED
6 days ago
Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths are dropping in the U.S. Govs. Andrew Cuomo, Phil Murphy, and Ned Lamont jointly announced on May 3 that their states would lift most restrictions on May 19. Experts and residents have mixed reactions.
The New York Times
6 days ago
Rochester, MN, joins the ranks of cities realizing that community input is worth paying for.
Next City
6 days ago
Paradise, California—devastated by the deadly Camp Fire of 2018—is attracting new and returning residents as the city rebuilds its housing stock.
Sacramento Bee via SFGate
6 days ago
Examples from around the world showing that the popular theory often doesn't hold up present powerful implications for commons management.
Aeon
6 days ago
Developer Southbank Partners is putting the finishing touches on the second phase of the Riverfront Commons in Covington, Kentucky.
WCPO
6 days ago
Cities have more experience, and examples, than they might realize when it comes to reinventing systems of investment and governance to recover from the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bloomberg CityLab
6 days ago
A study that made the rounds as a working paper at the beginning of 2019 has now been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
The Review of Economics and Statistics