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As New York City has shut down and people remain physically isolated, stoops provide spaces where residents can safely connect with others and the city itself.
Curbed New York
March 25, 2020, 8am PDT
The economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has already hit public transit revenues hard, and the concerns of millions of renters around the country about how they'll afford to pay the rent are weighing heavily on the country.
The New York Times
March 25, 2020, 7am PDT
The closure will give cyclists and pedestrians a safe roadway to use while maintaining social distancing.
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
March 25, 2020, 6am PDT
Need some work-at-home tips from a veteran? Hazel Borys has eight to consider.
PlaceShakers
March 25, 2020, 5am PDT
Broadcasting information about local actions, to share knowledge and information, and to help local leaders calibrate responses.
National League Of Cities
March 24, 2020, 12pm PDT
President Trump signaled that he was considering lifting the public health guidelines at the end of the 15-day period on March 30 due to the severe economic impacts caused by containment strategies despite mounting deaths caused by the pandemic.
The Washington Post
March 24, 2020, 11am PDT
New research examines ways multifamily housing costs can be reduced through design and construction decisions.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
March 24, 2020, 10am PDT
An executive order ramps up the effort to lower emissions in the state, much of which come from transportation.
Bike Portland
March 24, 2020, 9am PDT
Vince Bertoni addresses his city’s efforts to incentivize affordable housing and noted the responsibility shared at the state, regional, and local level for policy & regulatory change to incent provision of affordable housing.
The Planning Report
March 24, 2020, 8am PDT
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase rapidly throughout the nation, governors of Delaware, Louisiana, and Ohio on Sunday issued stay-at-home orders that take effect Monday night or Tuesday to protect residents and hospitals.
Bloomberg
March 24, 2020, 7am PDT
Data from millions of cellphone customers will be used to locate and alert individuals who may have come into contact with people carrying the virus.
The New York Times
March 24, 2020, 6am PDT
The lessons of the 2008 housing market crash don't necessarily apply to the current situation.
Curbed
March 24, 2020, 5am PDT
Amtrak service between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, stopped after Hurricane Katrina. But recent efforts point to restored service in the coming years.
T4America Blog
March 23, 2020, 1pm PDT
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has seen significant ridership drops due to the coronavirus. The agency is asking Congress for $4 billion to help it through the crisis.
The New York Times
March 23, 2020, 12pm PDT
Research into previous pandemics, like SARS in 2003, the Spanish Flu in 1918, and the early months of COVID-19 in China, offers insight into what to expect for the economy and the housing market during and after the current pandemic.
Zillow
March 23, 2020, 11am PDT
The inventor of the term missing middle housing has advice on writing zoning codes that effectively deliver on the potential of the tool.
CNU Public Square
March 23, 2020, 10am PDT
The effects of a nationwide economic recession will likely hit hardest those regions with vulnerable sectors.
The Avenue (Brookings)
March 23, 2020, 9am PDT
The entire state of California is now on a shelter in place order, but planning desks and public hearings on land use issues were already in the process of shutting down.
Lay of the Land
March 23, 2020, 8am PDT
Bogotá, Colombia is preparing for the coronavirus pandemic by making space for people on bikes in the public realm, calling bikes a hygienic option for mobility.
SmartCitiesWorld
March 23, 2020, 7am PDT
The realities of the coronavirus are most obvious in the declining ridership, and revenues, on public transit in the United States, but it's not enough to shut down public transit when so many people depend on safe, healthy service.
TransitCenter
Blog post
March 23, 2020, 6am PDT
Numerous writers and experts are already examining the question about what happens to ideas about urbanism in a future forever altered by recent events.
James Brasuell