December 5, 2019, 9am PST
Concerns about the impact on a nearby butterfly preserve, a judge in Texas finally shutdown private construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
November 5, 2019, 7am PST
Construction of a border wall would have grave social and environmental consequences, but retailers with clout are not stepping up as they have when other places have been threatened.
August 29, 2019, 6am PDT
Transit agencies, affordable housing developers, and many others might be envious of the kind of leeway sources say President Trump is willing to grant in the name of project delivery.
February 2, 2018, 11am PST
In the drive to begin construction in New Mexico, the Trump Administration has bypassed dozens of federal environmental regulations.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 24, 2018, 12pm PST
Planners in El Paso, Texas want to expand the SunCycle bikeshare system south of the border in Ciudad Juárez.
January 8, 2018, 7am PST
New details are emerging regarding the Trump Administration's intentions for the long-promised wall between the United States and Mexico.
November 16, 2017, 9am PST
The game company has pledged to obstruct Trump's proposed border wall.
August 2, 2017, 11am PDT
Also, the House of Representatives has approved the funding president trump wants for the wall, but the Senate is likely to balk.
Associated Press via Denver Post
July 27, 2017, 12pm PDT
The latest in a series of new pedestrian crossings at the Mexico-U.S. border between San Ysidro and El Chaparral opens on July 31.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
June 1, 2017, 5am PDT
The Public Information Act has not been sufficient in getting the Trump Administration to divulge information about its plans to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.
Center for Biological Diversity
May 29, 2017, 11am PDT
The Outlet Shoppes mall in Laredo opened in March and has done brisk business since—including cash transactions that are likely indication of spending from Mexican residents from across the border.
April 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), who represents an area covering about 300 miles of the border between Arizona and Mexico, would force the Trump Administration to complete an environmental review before completing its promised border wall project.
September 29, 2016, 7am PDT
Election rhetoric aside, towns on the U.S.-Mexico border share common urban challenges. A proposal is in the works to connect Brownsville, Texas and the Mexican city of Matamoros via bike path.
March 31, 2011, 2pm PDT
Architecture prof. Ron Rael redesigns the U.S./Mexico border to encourage interesting interactions rather than just exclusion.
February 15, 2009, 5am PST
The border between the U.S. and Mexico is being built into 700 miles of wall in Texas. Architect Lance Hosey looks at the environmental, ecological and sociological problems it creates.
March 4, 2008, 7am PST
<p>This report from <em>NPR</em> examines the controversy and battle brewing between the federal government and small towns in Texas over a Department of Homeland Security plan to build more than 700 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.</p>