Social / Demographics

31 min ago
Cities outside of the big coastal tech hubs have characteristics well suited for the high-tech sector.
TechCrunch
Yesterday
Organized by Fira de Barcelona at its Gran Via venue, the event is the largest to date, with over 840 exhibiting companies, 700 attending cities and a 31% increase regarding exhibition space, occupying two pavilions for the first time.
Cities of the Future
2 days ago
When women don’t feel safe using transit, they use other modes and end up paying the price.
Wired
2 days ago
Driving is often marketed as fun and liberating, but millennials aren’t buying it.
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
Suburban poverty is reading, here are a few ways to understand what that means.
Build a Better Burb
November 8, 2018, 7am PST
California residents throughout the Central Valley struggle with inadequate transportation. Shuttle and ride-share programs are filling in the gaps.
The Fresno Bee
November 7, 2018, 5am PST
The first comprehensive look at social capital in a Canadian city reveals lessons for planners and more about what connects citizens to their communities.
The Star
November 6, 2018, 7am PST
In his new book Palaces for the People, sociologist Eric Klinenberg explores the places—from libraries and schools to cafes and churches—where cities' social lives take place. It's a compelling idea but one that Klinenberg discusses clumsily.
California Planning & Development Report
November 4, 2018, 5am PST
Behavioral science is informing the city’s efforts to change the way people commute.
CityLab
October 31, 2018, 9am PDT
San Francisco voters will decide on Proposition C, a business tax based on gross receipts levied on large employers, the most contentious of five local measures.
Curbed SF
October 31, 2018, 7am PDT
Funding for two routes is running out soon, but many workers depend on this service to access jobs outside of the city.
Urban Milwaukee
October 29, 2018, 2pm PDT
As California tries to stem its increasing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, its capital, Sacramento, may prove to be a model for other cities as it embraces electric vehicles and strategies to reduce driving.
Curbed
October 29, 2018, 9am PDT
Skyrocketing housing costs in California are pushing people out to other parts of the country.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
October 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
The city of L.A.'s poets write about their neighborhoods.
Los Angeles Review of Books
October 26, 2018, 5am PDT
A study of the musical nightlife of New York shows these spaces are an integral part of the city’s urban landscape.
CityLab
October 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The Guardian published an in-depth exposé of the causes and effects of gentrification in the city of Atlanta.
The Guardian
October 25, 2018, 6am PDT
Over the last decade and a half, the city has put millions of dollars into affordable housing. But the help is not reaching Charlotte’s neediest residents.
The Charlotte Observer
October 24, 2018, 7am PDT
An interactive map created by National Geographic creates a detailed look at the racial makeup of the United States.
National Geographic
October 22, 2018, 9am PDT
Cities like Austin, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, and now Seattle are pursuing equity-based agendas for ADUs.
The Urbanist
October 22, 2018, 8am PDT
The light rail line was supposed to improve transit to less accessible parts of the city, but service so far has been disappointing.
San Francisco Chronicle