September 6, 2019, 2pm PDT
Seventy percent of the surface of New York City is impervious. A program with a goal to build a total of 9,000 curbside rain gardens will put a dent in the hardscape.
August 21, 2019, 8am PDT
The city of Houston will decide their next mayor in November, in a rematch of the two candidates who ran against each other in a tight runoff election in 2015 as well as a host of additional candidates.
July 19, 2019, 8am PDT
The Living Cully coalition prioritizes the well-being of long term, lower-income residents with future-building revitalization projects.
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."
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.
March 24, 2019, 5am PDT
The bonds finance new green infrastructure projects that otherwise would be considered too risky.
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.
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.
November 2, 2018, 6am PDT
Storm resilience is a key design element of Hunter’s Point South Park in New York.
October 17, 2018, 7am PDT
The city plans to use a different approach to tackle its longstanding flood problems.
August 24, 2018, 10am PDT
How to design a transit system that is safe, green, and beautiful.
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.
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.
March 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Rutgers professor restores natural processes to help shorelines adapt to rising sea levels.
December 6, 2017, 11am PST
Microsoft is the latest tech industry titan to announce a major construction project in the Silicon Valley.
December 2, 2017, 5am PST
An article on Governing aims to spread the word about the Greenprint Resource Hub.
November 22, 2017, 7am PST
The Rockefeller Foundations EIB Challenge is putting a spotlight on an innovative new funding mechanism.
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.