September 10, 2019, 9am PDT
A study by scholars at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University finds that renters around the country are more likely to pay a larger share of their income on housing than homeowners do.
August 2, 2019, 9am PDT
The Reno City Council this week approved a new, 165-page "Sustainability and Climate Action Plan."
April 29, 2019, 2pm PDT
Reno officials hope to protect public green space in the Truckee Meadows before potential new development arrives.
October 29, 2018, 9am PDT
Skyrocketing housing costs in California are pushing people out to other parts of the country.
June 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
Lime Bike will be available at the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, a first for bike share in the US.
September 13, 2017, 5am PDT
Reno is considering a law that critics say is a textbook example of the criminalization of homelessness and everyday life.
January 4, 2017, 8am PST
77 successful drone deliveries were made in the month of November from one 7-Eleven store in Reno, Nevada to customers in the city.
October 18, 2016, 11am PDT
Reno's blight initiative drew criticism when it removed 68 benches from a park it was renovating.
May 6, 2016, 7am PDT
As a nascent tech economy tests the waters, Reno's Vice Mayor spearheads an effort to equitably clear out blight and revisit the purpose of the city's downtown.
January 18, 2016, 9am PST
Residents of Reno, Nevada participating in a rewrite of the city’s master plan have spoken out about the myriad of problems afflicting their downtown—it's dirty, dangerous, and deserted.
May 19, 2015, 10am PDT
Next City's "Urban Vanguard" fellows envision ways to use tactical urbanism to further the evolution of Reno, Nevada. Their presentations helped city leaders reconsider the ways the city thinks about itself.
May 4, 2015, 12pm PDT
Long considered a desert backwater and second fiddle to Las Vegas, the city of Reno is having a resurgence. Small entrepreneurs, industrial giants like Tesla, and artists inspired by Burning Man are converging to overshadow the fading casino economy.
September 4, 2014, 2pm PDT
With competition from California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, Elon Musk, the CEO of Bay Area-based Tesla Motors, chose the Silver State to build his much sought after $5 billion battery "giga factory."
November 27, 2012, 7am PST
Seen as a source of economic development and easy money for cities (struggling or not) throughout North America, casino projects are neither a revenue panacea nor the win-win "economic bullet" that supporters claim, argues Richard Florida.
June 21, 2012, 9am PDT
Concerned about becoming a "western Detroit," the city of Reno, built around the gambling industry, seeks to shake off that trademark with new investments in other industries and amenities.
March 4, 2011, 5am PST
The city of Reno, Nevada has installed nine different wind turbines around town to test out their varying designs in an effort to find out which is the most efficient turbine to consider for large-scale installation.
June 1, 2009, 5am PDT
Josh Stephens reviews two biographies of cities, <em>The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of An American City</em> and <em>Reno’s Big Gamble: Image and Reputation in the Biggest Little City</em>.