Controversies

Yesterday
It seemed like maybe the pace of electric scooter news was slowing. Wrong.
Planetizen
4 days ago
If Brooklyn keeps up the pace of current growth, it could pass Chicago in population in the next few years.
Curbed NY
September 15, 2018, 1pm PDT
As more companies start to run private buses, some of which use public transit bus stops, the question of whether or not they're getting in the way has become more hotly contested.
UW News
September 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Revitalization plans for the Alamo Plaza are moving forward, controversially, in San Antonio. The hope is to have investments complete by the 300th anniversary of the Alamo in 2024.
San Antonio Express-News
August 23, 2018, 11am PDT
The New York City Council this month approved a rezoning plan for the neighborhood of Inwood, located at the northern tip of Manhattan.
Crain's New York Business
July 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
A columnist presents criticisms and recommendations for both sides of the density debate as Minneapolis considers a new comprehensive plan.
Star Tribune
July 30, 2018, 7am PDT
A public service announcement about safe use of electric scooters turn into a full-fledged controversy last week in Portland.
Streetsblog USA
July 24, 2018, 7am PDT
Transit supporters in the Detroit region suffered a setback last week, but the hope is that they've only lost a battle, not the war, for regional transit.
Detroit Free Press
July 23, 2018, 5am PDT
Is the gritty, diverse New York of yesteryear dying, vanishing, or otherwise ceasing to exist? Depends on who you ask and where you look.
Harper's
July 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
A proposal for a facility that converts septic waste to compost will have to find another home, after a decision in Linn County, Iowa.
The Gazette
July 18, 2018, 6am PDT
The City Council will still have to approve the likely controversial idea of allowing accessory dwelling units citywide in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Pioneer Press
July 12, 2018, 6am PDT
The picturesque neighborhood of Adams Morgan is becoming whiter and more affluent, but it also hasn't developed much new housing.
Greater Greater Washington
June 27, 2018, 6am PDT
Two major scooter companies operating in Miami have ceased operations in the city, at least for now.
Miami Herald
June 21, 2018, 2pm PDT
Mayor Jim Kenney could still veto the bill.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 19, 2018, 8am PDT
The legal controversy over the Genesee Power Plant in Flint, Michigan has finally ended, with a court forcing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better investigate and resolve complaints of environmental discrimination.
Pacific Standard
June 16, 2018, 11am PDT
A small city in the South Bay Area, south of San Jose, has approved its first multi-family housing project—because state law mandated it.
The Mercury News
June 14, 2018, 7am PDT
Another example of a city looking for revenue to support affordable housing projects in response to the growing cost of housing.
The Wall Street Journal
June 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
If your city was home to some of the wealthiest, largest companies in the country, would you tax them to raise money for more housing and transit service?
The Seattle Times
June 4, 2018, 8am PDT
The city is implementing a pilot program that prioritizes shared cars.
The New York Times
May 26, 2018, 5am PDT
Is anybody up for happy hour in Alexandria?
The Washington Post