The Trump administration has canceled a nearly $1 billion grant assigned to the California high-speed rail project and is attempting to get the state to return the $2.5 billion it has already spent on the $77 billion project.
3 days ago
William H. Frey, a demographer with Brookings, argues that racial diversity is a good thing for the country by many measures. Trump's wall would make it harder to benefit from demographic changes, but changes is still coming.
January 17, 2019, 8am PST
Property acquisition in Texas won't come easy.
April 11, 2018, 7am PDT
The American Rivers advocacy organization this week released their annual list of most endangered rivers in the United States.
March 7, 2018, 11am PST
Architects Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller, founders of El Paso firm AGENCY, discuss the reality and rhetoric of the US–Mexico border.
February 2, 2018, 11am PST
In the drive to begin construction in New Mexico, the Trump Administration has bypassed dozens of federal environmental regulations.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 8, 2018, 7am PST
New details are emerging regarding the Trump Administration's intentions for the long-promised wall between the United States and Mexico.
December 10, 2017, 5am PST
The list of the 12 most "memorable" and "outrageous" controversies in the field of architecture looks a lot like a list of controversies in the field of planning.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 16, 2017, 9am PST
The game company has pledged to obstruct Trump's proposed border wall.
October 24, 2017, 10am PDT
The U.S.-Mexico border between San Diego and Tijuana received eight controversial additions over the weekend.
September 1, 2017, 9am PDT
In what was called a "significant milestone" by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, Trump's controversial border wall project has shown its first tangible results.
August 2, 2017, 11am PDT
Also, the House of Representatives has approved the funding president trump wants for the wall, but the Senate is likely to balk.
Associated Press via Denver Post
July 31, 2017, 10am PDT
Planning of President Trump's proposed border wall is moving along very quietly, and quickly, at a federal wildlife refuge in Texas.
July 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
A House of Representatives committee has different ideas about the spending priorities of the federal government when it comes to issues like a proposed border wall and the Great Lakes.
June 6, 2017, 10am PDT
The Texas city is moving ahead on plans to refurbish its old trolleys into a 21st-century streetcar system. The aim is to resurrect an old route that traversed the border to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
June 1, 2017, 5am PDT
The Public Information Act has not been sufficient in getting the Trump Administration to divulge information about its plans to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.
Center for Biological Diversity
April 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), who represents an area covering about 300 miles of the border between Arizona and Mexico, would force the Trump Administration to complete an environmental review before completing its promised border wall project.
April 11, 2017, 7am PDT
Vox offers a feature length article, with lots of visual references, that tells the story of the ecological risks inherent with any plan to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico.
April 5, 2017, 7am PDT
The Wall Street Journal received lots of press packages from firms bidding to build the proposed wall between the border of the United States and Mexico. A gallery of renderings—sent in earnest, in protest, or in a crass marketing ploy—follows.
March 17, 2017, 6am PDT
One of the nuggets of significance in the Trump Administration's budget draft indicates the president's seriousness about building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico.