March 28, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>This video from <em>Slate</em> looks at the "stupidest bike lane" -- a stretch of painted bicycling road that runs for less than one block. </p>
March 1, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>In this slideshow from <em>Slate</em>, Witold Rybczynski looks at public libraries from across the country and wonders how they will and should react to the increasingly digital age.</p>
January 11, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>A slowing economy will lead to the era of the 'ghost mall', according to this article from <em>Slate</em>.</p>
December 28, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Flaws in LEED's rating system make it much too easy to get certified, which begs the question: Does LEED really succeed in making our buildings any greener?</p>
October 1, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Why many cities attempts to create city-wide wireless networks have failed....and why some cities have been successful.</p>
April 19, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>This slideshow from <em>Slate</em> shows how a cornfield in Pennsylvania developed into a new residential community.</p>
March 2, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Slate magazine offers a photographic slideshow of the influential New Urbanist community of Seaside, Florida.</p>
August 25, 2006, 12pm PDT
What New Orleans can learn from Denver.
June 22, 2006, 7am PDT
A novelist takes on Gehry's gargantuan Atlantic Yards project, proposed for Brooklyn.
April 27, 2006, 12pm PDT
Slate publishes a series of articles on human waste, descending to the depths of London's massive and mysterious sewer system and visiting a restored 1865 sewage works, a "sewage school", and the polluted Thames.
April 4, 2006, 9am PDT
The New Urbanist design is expensive, but the concept -- similar to recovery efforts after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake -- shows great promise.
March 31, 2006, 6am PST
In Indiana, selling a 157-mile toll road to Spanish and Australian investors joins the growing trend of selling pieces of underfunded U.S. infrastructure to foreigners.
March 6, 2006, 8am PST
Tesco, the world's fifth-largest retailer, is coming to California -- and with its 546 Tesco Express stores in the UK taking up as much land as just six Wal-Mart supercenters, it could bring a new model of retail land use with it.
November 24, 2005, 5am PST
What would it feel like to commute outside of a two-ton steel cocoon in Los Angeles, on a man-powered vehicle? Turns out, it's rather blissful.
November 8, 2005, 10am PST
Witold Rybczynski reviews Robert Bruegmann's new book, Sprawl: A Compact History.
October 13, 2005, 8am PDT
A photo essay visits megachurches and uncovers surprising trends in modern church architecture.
October 3, 2005, 9am PDT
Austan Goolsbee explains why a short-term increase in fuel prices is unlikely to change Americans' driving habits.
September 8, 2005, 2pm PDT
Jack Schafer argues that Katrina may amount to "creative destruction," and that "[o]nly a sadist would insist on resurrecting this concentration of poverty, crime, and deplorable schools."
August 2, 2005, 2pm PDT
This rising starchitect is a "quintessential urbanist."
August 1, 2005, 8am PDT
Maybe zoning laws are causing the real-estate bubble.