Green Infrastructure

16 hours ago
The Living Cully coalition prioritizes the well-being of long term, lower-income residents with future-building revitalization projects.
Next City
June 4, 2019, 11am PDT
More coastal cities and communities are turning to the "soft" solutions of living shorelines—relying on "a combination of oyster reefs, oyster shells, rocks, marsh plants, and other natural materials can be an effective alternative to seawalls."
Vox
May 5, 2019, 11am PDT
The San Francisco Bay has 400 miles of shoreline, and a dire need for a new approach to dealing with the effects of rising water levels. An estimated $100 billion in potential property damage is at risk.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 24, 2019, 5am PDT
The bonds finance new green infrastructure projects that otherwise would be considered too risky.
Next City
January 4, 2019, 12pm PST
A community initiative says demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and closure of the Battery Street Tunnel offer a chance to turn a series of green infrastructure ideas into reality.
The Urbanist
November 12, 2018, 10am PST
A campaign to lid Interstate 5 is gaining steam. Proponents are envisioning central Seattle before the freeway ran through it.
The Urbanist
November 2, 2018, 6am PDT
Storm resilience is a key design element of Hunter’s Point South Park in New York.
CityLab
October 17, 2018, 7am PDT
The city plans to use a different approach to tackle its longstanding flood problems.
NOLA.com
August 24, 2018, 10am PDT
How to design a transit system that is safe, green, and beautiful.
ASLA The Dirt
July 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Who knew green infrastructure was such a divisive topic?
Greater Greater Washington
June 27, 2018, 11am PDT
A partnership between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Omaha Stormwater Program are tackling the challenges of combined stormwater systems in the Omaha area.
University of Nebraska College of Architecture
May 18, 2018, 10am PDT
Neither environmentalists nor developers like the city’s current regulations around tree removal, but there is praise on both sides for the “smart and nimble” new version.
D Magazine
March 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
The most recent post-Harvey proposal would mean the city could endure enormous rain events, but so far it's not clear who would pay for it.
Houston Chronicle
March 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Rutgers professor restores natural processes to help shorelines adapt to rising sea levels.
The Harvard Gazette
December 6, 2017, 11am PST
Microsoft is the latest tech industry titan to announce a major construction project in the Silicon Valley.
The Mercury News
December 2, 2017, 5am PST
An article on Governing aims to spread the word about the Greenprint Resource Hub.
Governing
November 22, 2017, 7am PST
The Rockefeller Foundations EIB Challenge is putting a spotlight on an innovative new funding mechanism.
Saporta Report
November 11, 2017, 1pm PST
History shows that there's more than one way to control flooding, but the best ideas are also urban amenities.
Houston Chronicle
October 31, 2017, 11am PDT
Only one coastal city has a sewer system that must handle stormwater as well as wastewater. San Francisco's efforts to adapt its combined sewer-stormwater system has put it on the vanguard of the city's climate adaptation efforts.
San Francisco Chronicle
Feature
August 9, 2017, 9am PDT
With the recently adopted Community Greening Plan, Capital Region Water has committed to the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure in Harrisburg. The plan is empowering residents to partner in stormwater management.
Claire Maulhardt, Andrew Dobshinsky