It is the 'largest and most unusual' Federal agency with the power to change the nation's landscape; a Washington Post series reviews the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
It is a public works agency, an environmental agency legally responsible for the nation's wetlands, a developer, a military organization with a civilian work force, and an "environmental regulator despised by environmentalists". It is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the "largest and most unusual agency in the Federal government"."This series will explore how an agency born as a regiment in George Washington's army has built clout in the city that bears his name, and how it uses that clout to reconfigure the American landscape."
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The Top Urban Planning Books of 2022
An annual list of the must-read books related to urban planning and its intersecting fields.
Anchorage Eliminates Parking Requirements Citywide
Anchorage is the latest city to enact sweeping parking reforms, in another blow to the car-centric status quo of planning.
Long Delayed, $1.95 Billion Central Subway Opens in San Francisco
San Francisco’s first north-south subway opened last weekend, extending service on Muni’s T light rail line.
Some States Use More Highway Funding for Transit Than Others
A news study brings the receipts on state and regional transportation spending.
Bikeshare Ridership Up From Pre-Pandemic Levels
Shared micromobility, particularly docked bikeshare systems, are seeing record growth, but ‘scooter inflation’ may cool riders’ enthusiasm.
Free Rides, Overnight Service Considered for Metro Transit in D.C.
Washington, D.C. councilmembers are making a bold commitment to public transit.
Chaddick Institute at DePaul University
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority)
Missoula Redevelopment Agency
City of Joliet
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.