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Coronavirus and Urbanism

9 hours ago
The COVID-19 pandemic stole some of the incredible benefits of living in New York City, but as of this morning, the overnight service that so many in the nation's largest city rely on is back.
Spectrum News 1
5 days ago
Dallas is amidst a process for electing a new City Council, and one local writer sees the transition as an opportunity to present an ambitious agenda for also overhauling the city's local dining scene.
Dallas Observer
6 days ago
Cities have more experience, and examples, than they might realize when it comes to reinventing systems of investment and governance to recover from the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bloomberg CityLab
May 10, 2021, 12pm PDT
A comic strip illustrates the humans behind remarkable resilience in the face of incredible risks.
The Nib
May 10, 2021, 10am PDT
The fortunes of commercial real estate in Seattle have completely reversed since February, according to a new analysis.
The Seattle Times
May 6, 2021, 7am PDT
Despite fears of a mass exodus, most cities are seeing only modest population losses, with the majority of movers staying in the same metro area.
Bloomberg CityLab
May 6, 2021, 5am PDT
"The CDC order must be set aside," said U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich in a ruling announced Wednesday, May 5.
Bloomberg
Feature
May 5, 2021, 12pm PDT
The American Planning Association's 2021 National Planning Conference started streaming this morning, with an obvious focus on equity and the historical role of the planning profession in perpetuating systemic racism.
James Brasuell
May 4, 2021, 5am PDT
A big piece of the process of reopening New York City for business is scheduled for May 17, but numerous challenges remain in getting the city that never sleeps back on track.
The New York Times
April 28, 2021, 6am PDT
The city's comparatively affordable rents and low unemployment rate have attracted new residents during a year when many big cities saw their population growth slow.
Urbanize Atlanta
April 27, 2021, 6am PDT
Bidding wars, TikToks, and disparate impacts—every day there's more evidence that the pandemic has only worsened the nation's housing affordability crisis.
Slate
April 22, 2021, 8am PDT
The American Planning Association has a breakdown of the massive $2 trillion jobs plan that would change the course of federal infrastructure policy.
American Planning Association
April 21, 2021, 12pm PDT
With regular updates of rent debt data from around the United States, a new dashboard reveals the depths of one of the most pressing crises of the pandemic.
National Equity Atlas
Feature
April 21, 2021, 5am PDT
Vital urbanism and a prescription for the post-pandemic city.
Dan Kaplan
Blog post
April 20, 2021, 5am PDT
The latest edition of an ongoing compendia of articles trying to make sense of the deep uncertainties of the pandemic—and what it all means for the future of cities.
James Brasuell
April 15, 2021, 9am PDT
It's hard to describe the current trends in the housing market as a "boom," though homebuying costs are surely rising.
Axios
Blog post
April 15, 2021, 8am PDT
Over the past year, there's been a mass exodus out of major urban areas. In states like New York, Illinois, and California, more than 59% of migration was outbound.
Devin Partida
April 15, 2021, 6am PDT
A large number of local leaders are leaving office ahead of schedule; many report Covid burnout as the cause of their departure.
The New York Times
Feature
April 13, 2021, 12pm PDT
In Dallas, Dr. Eric Anthony Johnson is not letting last year's crises go to waste.
Laurie Mazur
Blog post
April 13, 2021, 5am PDT
Rents have been declining more slowly in the outer boroughs than in Manhattan. Does this mean that what happens in Manhattan has no effect on the rest of the city?
Michael Lewyn