News

9 hours ago
A middle schooler reviews the top three city building games on the market in 2019.
Grant Reviews Blog
3 days ago
The 2019 American Community Survey includes a notable changes, including a few relevant to planners.
PRB
3 days ago
The so-called car capital of the world is now a "hotbed for mobility disruption," a Harvard studio suggests.
The Planning Report
3 days ago
Construction of 10 miles of dual express lanes on I-10 received the go-ahead last month after a TIFIA loan closed for $225 million of the $925 million project planned by the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority.
Inland Empire Community News
3 days ago
Before his death in March, Hussle has plans for an opportunity zone investment fund that would ensure the community wouldn’t lose out in the development process.
Los Angeles Times
3 days ago
Top problems with form-based codes, and how to fix them.
PlaceShakers
3 days ago
Five cities will help the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) prove that urban streets can provide the location for a drastic shift in the carbon emissions status quo.
National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
3 days ago
One perhaps overlooked detail of an ambitious Vision Zero bill proposed last week for Washington, D.C.: a provision that would allow ordinary citizens to issue parking tickets.
WTOP
3 days ago
According to the Sightline Institute, exclusionary zoning is responsible for the nation's ongoing housing affordability crisis.
Sightline Institute via YouTube
3 days ago
Alexander Garvin argues that it’s time for the end of the mega-project in an excerpt from "The Heart of the City: Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century."
Next City
4 days ago
The bikes offer a transportation option for older people where other modes fall short.
Fast Company
4 days ago
The developers of 1,400 homes in the desert north of Phoenix say they understand the responsibility of being the first to develop an area. Opponents would rather there was no development at all.
Arizona Republic
4 days ago
Residents of Houston are less likely to think of flooding as a concern, or to think development should be prohibited in flood-prone areas, as in the years immediately following Hurricane Harvey.
Houston Chronicle
4 days ago
Denver's "Right to Survive" initiative highlights just how troubling and problematic policy approaches to homelessness can be.
Governing
4 days ago
A new estimate of how much it will cost to repair all of the infrastructure in the MBTA system places the price tag $3 billion higher than an estimate made only four years ago.
The Boston Globe
4 days ago
A key signal of economic strength for the planning and development industries delivered bad news for the first time in a long time.
American Institute of Architects
4 days ago
One of the most famous suburban counties in the country could become a little less urban this week, if a proposal to cut bus service makes it past the Montgomery County Council.
Greater Greater Washington
4 days ago
More evidence that express (toll) lanes benefit public transit when buses operate in the corridor. Riders on Georgia's Xpress buses, which use the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes, saw trip times reduced by 15 minutes.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
4 days ago
The island's 40-acre park is a recreational destination, but waterfront advocates would like to see more use of Governor Island's shoreline and maritime infrastructure.
Crain's New York Business
4 days ago
A design-focused study of mode choice doesn’t consider the many ways people interact with and travel through urban environments.
City Observatory
5 days ago
Pedestrian fatalities are rising, and one city council candidate has had enough.
Cincinnati Enquirer