August 12, 2016, 8am PDT
A recent op-ed posted here warned against new transportation technologies and instead encouraged cities to invest in public transit and walkable communities. However, transportation network companies claim to have increased transportation equity.
February 24, 2016, 6am PST
Many experts believe that a property crash, as a result of Hurricanes or sea level rise, on the coast of South Florida is inevitable. But that hasn't deterred the suppliers or the consumers in the Miami real estate market.
October 14, 2014, 1pm PDT
Nathalie Baptiste examines the case of Prince George’s County in Maryland near Washington D.C. as a study in how the housing and real estate markets has unjustly attacked the wealth of Black Americans.
July 10, 2010, 1pm PDT
The Obama administration is trying to rein in suburban sprawl. But is it any match for 70 years of unsustainable development?
January 4, 2010, 1pm PST
In a scathing critique of Richard Florida, reporter Alec MacGillis claims that Florida's creative class strategies haven't worked for ailing cities around the country. Florida counters that the recession has changed the landscape.
May 6, 2009, 1pm PDT
Reporter Ben Adler travels to Leesburg, VA without a car and reports on the difficulties he experiences getting around. In comparison, Ben walks with ease around Kentlands, a New Urbanist development in Maryland.
November 26, 2008, 5am PST
This article from <em>The American Prospect</em> profiles New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and examines her influence on the city's green agenda.
September 9, 2008, 2pm PDT
At a recent bipartisan panel on public transportation and energy policy sponsored by the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, panelists made the Conservative case for urban density and public transit investments.
April 18, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>A new book argues that most American cities have fully embraced neoliberal policies that encourage gentrification, privatization, and corporate invasion -- at the expense of lower- and middle-class residents.</p>
February 22, 2007, 10am PST
<p>Cities are taking the lead in working towards a sustainable future, yet there's so much left to do. It's time for professionals to take a systems approach, argues Neal Peirce.</p>
October 1, 2005, 7am PDT
John Meyer follws up on the 'death of environmentalism' by offering 'the afterlife of environmentalism'.
September 14, 2002, 9am PDT
The American Prospect offers a dual review of "American Metropolitics: The New Suburban Reality" and "Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-first Century."
September 3, 2002, 2pm PDT
Who gains in the fundamental land battles over democratic values and commercial pursuits?
June 10, 2002, 6am PDT
Rem Koolhaas is perhaps the greatest contemporary architect, but as a planner, he falls flat.
December 21, 2001, 4am PST
Sarah Williams Goldhagen asks why contemporary architecture in the U.S. is so "boring" and "bad."
October 19, 2001, 2pm PDT
Lawrence Mishel advocates that a government stimulus package aimed at helping the slowing economy should include investments in transportation.