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People living in tiny homes drastically reduce their ecological footprints and make more sustainable lifestyle choices, research shows.
CityLab
April 12, 2019, 5am PDT
The supply gap is hitting lower-income families especially hard, a new study shows.
Housing Perspectives
April 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
The plan points to transit’s role in a cleaner and more sustainable future, but comprehensive changes in transportation policy are also needed.
Data for Progress
April 9, 2019, 1pm PDT
Predictive analytics can help identify vulnerable people early and deliver necessary services before they descend into homelessness.
Dissent
April 8, 2019, 11am PDT
A wealth of pre-authored policy maps lets users access data to explore public policy issues.
ArcWatch (Esri)
April 2, 2019, 2pm PDT
Cities across the country are developing floodplain construction standards that are more stringent than those required by FEMA.
Inside Climate News
Blog post
April 2, 2019, 12pm PDT
While 2019 doesn’t scream smart city revolution, we are seeing signs of significant smart city evolution.
Robert Fischer
March 29, 2019, 7am PDT
The use of level of service (LOS) to gauge the success of roadway networks has shaped and influenced cities in many negative ways.
Brookings / The Avenue
March 25, 2019, 5am PDT
The metamorphoses of suburban commercial buildings reflect a story of the urban landscape waiting to be told.
The American Conservative
March 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
Suburban neighborhoods are faring better than neighborhoods in cities when it comes to a range of economic status indicators.
CityLab
March 22, 2019, 1pm PDT
Research shows racial disparities in exposure to air pollution as well as consumption of the goods and services that cause it.
NPR
March 19, 2019, 10am PDT
Transit ridership is dropping, but a closer look at causes points to the role bike share could play in making transit a better option.
Curbed
March 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
Two generations ago, most children walked to school. But the numbers have dropped significantly.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
March 8, 2019, 12pm PST
The urban landscape could change significantly as cities and transportation systems evolve. Planners are envisioning what that would mean for parking and what decisions need to be made now.
Digital Trends
March 8, 2019, 7am PST
The bus lanes can be installed quickly, requiring minimal time and resources and offering a good return on investment, says a new report.
CityLab
March 7, 2019, 2pm PST
The video game has inspired many people to pursue careers in planning. But, the newest version is also trying to better align the simulations with what planners face in the real world.
Los Angeles Times
March 1, 2019, 2pm PST
Cities across the country have ambitious goals to move to renewable energy, but support at the federal level is lacking. A new program will assist cities with procurement and regulation of renewables.
Smart Cities Dive
February 28, 2019, 12pm PST
When gentrification takes center stage, neglected places facing poverty, segregation, and disinvestment are overlooked.
City Observatory
February 22, 2019, 8am PST
President Trump still touts coal and its return, but what’s happening in the real world suggests coal is on its way out for good.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
February 20, 2019, 12pm PST
Lyft will add electric vehicles to its rental fleet and offer riders the option to request hybrid and electric vehicles.
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