June 11, 2017, 7am PDT
President Trump made a compelling case for reducing the length of time needed to construct major infrastructure projects to justify the creation of a new White House council to streamline permitting. Only one problem: it already exists.
December 15, 2015, 10am PST
As the presidential election season gears up, Mortimer B. Zuckerman's op-ed offers a cynical and weary electorate hope by invoking a transformative political vision of the role of the city.
April 21, 2012, 9am PDT
As bike share systems spread across the country, Danielle Kurtzleben looks at their profitability, or lack thereof, and asks whether cash-strapped cities or the federal government will want to sink money into systems that struggle to break even.
August 4, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Andres Duany and other experts discuss how the convergence of high gas prices and the foreclosure crisis may reverse years of cheap gas and cheap exurban land. He's pushing mixed uses and reformed zoning in suburbia, and he's betting on Texas.</p>
April 9, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>More and more people are riding public transit systems, which many officials see as a good sign. But the added strains to the systems are placing many in tight financial situations.</p>
December 20, 2007, 9am PST
<p>This follow-up article from <em>U.S. News and World Report</em> gives a basic rundown of what an urban planner does on a typical day at work.</p>
December 20, 2007, 8am PST
<p>This "executive summary" from <em>U.S. News and World Report</em> describes what it means to be an urban planner -- named one of the 31 best careers.</p>
October 30, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Southern California's wildfires have emphasized the fact that many people choose to live in disaster-prone areas all across the country. Many of them say the benefits outweigh the inherent risk.</p>
May 3, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>In this interview, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talks about how to tackle the city's congestion and housing issues.</p>
February 22, 2006, 9am PST
Will the frenzy of New Orleans' 'defiantly idiosyncratic character' be replaced by a few tame, touristy neighborhoods like the 'Disneyfied Vieux Carre'?
February 21, 2006, 11am PST
Urban design efforts in New Orleans run 'headlong into the politics of race, class, and power'. Will the new New Orleans be a smaller, wealthier, and less diverse place?