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November 18, 2020, 7am PST
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson hopes to use CARES Act funding to 50 new homes for homeless living in the city.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 19, 2020, 8am PDT
Americans living in legacy cities face a unique set of challenges and opportunities in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Several local, state, and federal support strategies could aid these cities in recouping losses.
Brookings
August 5, 2020, 11am PDT
A truly ambitious, and thoroughly innovative development, project in St. Louis will adapt a former hospital facility to house numerous nonprofit and neighborhood investment organizations.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
June 25, 2020, 11am PDT
St. Louis stakeholders hope to build on the momentum provided by the arrival of the new western headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
St. Louis Public Radio
April 7, 2020, 8am PDT
Missouri is taking stock of its construction program as gas taxes and sales taxes plummet.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 25, 2020, 9am PST
Missouri lawmakers removed a barrier to the creation of a Hyperloop test facility in St. Louis.
St. Louis Business Journal
December 15, 2019, 5am PST
It makes more fiscal sense to buy flood-prone land and conserve it than to cover the costs of the damages to developments, according to researchers from the University of Bristol and other institutions.
St. Louis Public Radio
October 30, 2019, 8am PDT
Residents of the neighborhood of Soulard started a trend at the beginning of the decade that has changed the face of the neighborhood, and started to catch on in other parts of the city of St. Louis as well.
St. Louis Public Radio
October 15, 2019, 6am PDT
Planning for the future should involve people who are going to live the future.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
October 14, 2019, 12pm PDT
Extremely poor ridership might be dooming the St. Louis Loop Trolley less than a year after it opened to the public.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
September 11, 2019, 2pm PDT
Long awaited improvements on the Amtrak route between Chicago and St. Louis are being delayed again, this time because of trouble installing positive train control (PTC).
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 9, 2019, 2pm PDT
St. Louis University is helping stabilize the neighborhood located near its medical campus—instead of expanding the campus into property it owns around the campus, it is building houses to sell.
St. Louis Public Radio
September 3, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities like St. Louis, Denver, and Minneapolis have have fewer bus drivers than the transit system requires. The shortages are effecting the quality of service.
Streetsblog USA
August 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities in flyover country are facing new redevelopment challenges as companies relocate from costly coastal cities. In St. Louis, downtown revitalization has also brought plans to tackle blight, and the consequences for residents could be immense.
CityLab
August 16, 2019, 5am PDT
Are we laughing with the trolley comedian, or at the trolley comedian?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
An Urban Land Institute program brings students into the discussion and gives them the tools to make a difference in the planning processes that define their communities.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 10, 2019, 7am PDT
St. Louis’ Mosaic Project offers an example of how U.S. cities can welcome foreign talent and benefit from their skills.
The Brookings Institute
July 26, 2019, 12pm PDT
Metro Transit recently announced its plans to remove or relocate 450 bus stops systemwide in St. Louis city and county. After adjusting that number to 370 bus stops, the work of consolidating bus stops is underway.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 7, 2019, 5am PDT
The St. Louis Loop Trolley isn't running at full capacity, yet, but it's also falling well short of its projected ridership.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 21, 2019, 7am PDT
St. Louis County is considering fair housing legislation that would prevent source of income discrimination, as many cities in the region have already done, and many more are also considering.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch