Social / Demographics

March 29, 2017, 5am PDT
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and this week the Census Bureau crossed a major item of its to-do list in preparation for the next census by presenting its list proposed questions to Congress.
U.S. Census Bureau
March 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
The city of New Albany approved a plan to keep where opioid abuse clinics can locate.
News and Tribune
March 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Not only are suburbs growing, many of the larger, older cities that had reversed decades of population decline, are now losing population, again. The biggest losers: counties with the greatest population densities.
Governing
March 28, 2017, 8am PDT
As new construction favors single occupants and childless professionals, the capital's housing stock is increasingly boxing out families.
Greater Greater Washington
March 28, 2017, 6am PDT
From London to Los Angeles, the punk movement was always an urban phenomenon. But punks needed to fight hard for a place in the cities they called home.
The Guardian
March 25, 2017, 1pm PDT
LendingTree ranks the most popular cities for Millennial homebuyers.
LendingTree
March 24, 2017, 2pm PDT
Feast your eyes on a list by Modern Cities of the 50 best food trucks in the United States.
Modern Cities
March 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Post-recession population growth in the United States looks a lot like pre-recession growth in the United States. As some have predicted or already noticed: the story of U.S. growth is still suburban.
FiveThirtyEight
March 21, 2017, 10am PDT
In contrast to other California cities, seaside Santa Barbara is successfully reducing its homeless population. Local advocates cite a tight-knit network of service providers.
Pacific Standard
March 20, 2017, 11am PDT
With increasing awareness and discussion about the gender gap apparent across most of Corporate America, this article explores how the Architecture and Engineering industry is seeking to close the gap and empower women.
Doggerel
March 20, 2017, 6am PDT
Immigrants, both documented and undocumented, are a growing factor in the demand for new housing. In the long term (or sooner), the Trump Administration's hard line on newcomers could lead to instability for the rest of us.
The Guardian
March 16, 2017, 5am PDT
Women in the building trades are celebrated as part of Women's History Month.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 15, 2017, 8am PDT
Concerns about affordability and cultural identity are emerging in Mexican-American and African-American neighborhoods in Tucson.
Arizona Public Media
March 13, 2017, 11am PDT
The Sacramento Bee follows-up a revealing report on lower income workers leaving California due largely to exorbitant housing costs with an editorial endorsing legislation by Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco to address the source of the problem.
The Sacramento Bee
March 11, 2017, 9am PST
In the wake of a very pro-development March election, Los Angeles seems ready to embrace change. But not everywhere. In low-income Boyle Heights, residents have been more militant than most against encroaching gentrification.
CityLab
March 10, 2017, 1pm PST
Bayonne, New Jersey doesn't currently have a mosque, after a heated six-hour zoning meeting officials have rejected an application to build one.
WNYC
March 10, 2017, 10am PST
After appearing in the film La La Land, the world-renowned, iconic, 116-year-old Angels Flight will reopen to the public after a three-year modernization process.
The Planning Report
March 9, 2017, 2pm PST
President Trump has made no secret of his disdain for many of the traditional data points used to represent the health and prosperity of the country. The budgetary process offers an opportunity to match words with action.
Pacific Standard
Blog post
March 9, 2017, 1pm PST
This "livable cities" ranking considers transit, walkability, and bikeability.
Michael Lewyn
March 8, 2017, 1pm PST
A reading list inspired by International Women's Day delves into subjects like "empathy in design to the challenge of defining diversity."
Doggerel