April 19, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is under the microscope. As the Trump Administration considers eliminating the program, the Urban Institute recommends a less-is-more approach.
April 16, 2017, 7am PDT
Northeastern University students provide some of the first comprehensive study into a widespread problem with the neglect of federal grant money.
June 28, 2016, 9am PDT
The APA blog issues a call to action to promote park equity.
American Planning Association
February 28, 2016, 9am PST
Opposition to a bikeshare proposal in Raleigh, North Carolina, centers on whether enough people will use the system to justify its cost.
November 26, 2015, 1pm PST
The latest round of funding for the Choice Neighborhoods program adds a new component—"Planning and Action Grants."
November 25, 2015, 2pm PST
A new study examines the question of how to achieve neighborhood transformation through the Choice Neighborhoods federal grant program.
May 6, 2015, 5am PDT
A policy adopted earlier this year and due to go into effect next March would require states to plan for climate change before they are eligible to receive grant funding to plan for disasters.
April 6, 2012, 12pm PDT
Pittsburgh is smoothing over the residue of its industrial past, turning an abandoned railway into a waterfront park, Paige Miller reports.
October 20, 2011, 1pm PDT
The money, part of a larger $930 million to be allocated nationwide for transit projects, will aid 16 new projects from facility maintanence to hybrid buses.
October 11, 2011, 12pm PDT
The Obama Administration has decided to provide federal funding for a variety streetcar projects. Over the past few months, cities including San Antonio have proposed routes that will run through densely populated areas.
January 6, 2011, 9am PST
In his annual state-of-the-city speech, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker highlighted what he sees as his most important accomplishment: a streetcar.
July 19, 2010, 1pm PDT
Charlotte just won $25 million in grants from the federal government to combine with $12 million of local funds to build a streetcar system. Some say it's a waste of money. This editorial from <em>The Charlotte Observer</em> argues its case.
February 18, 2010, 1pm PST
Officials in Atlanta are pushing forward with plans to build a streetcar, despite being left out of a recent federal stimulus-led package of transportation grants.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 27, 2009, 5am PDT
Mayor of Boston announces $300,000 to create green-collar jobs.
April 9, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Politicians in Washington D.C. are getting behind Honolulu's plans for a $3.7 billion light rail system, calling it the "most efficient light rail project in the country".</p>