January 14, 2011, 12pm PST
For many immigrants in Los Angeles, bicycling is the only viable way to get around. A group of activists is trying to make that transportation reality safer and more reliable.
December 1, 2010, 6am PST
Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome housing design is a popular form of housing at the temporary festival Burning Man. But why hasn't a good idea caught on in the mainstream?
November 21, 2010, 11am PST
This post from GOOD points to an old map of the Western U.S. in which state lines are redrawn based on the locations of watersheds.
October 20, 2010, 5am PDT
A new report shows that solar panel installation has increased to record levels in 2010. Throughout the first half of 2010, 339 megawatts of grid-connected solar capacity were installed.
October 6, 2010, 1pm PDT
A new report from The Los Angeles Food Policy Task Force calls for the government to take steps to increase accessibility to local, healthy food in urban areas.
October 1, 2010, 8am PDT
Sprawl affects the length of commutes, according to a new study from CEOs for Cities. <em>GOOD</em> visualizes the data with this infographic.
August 9, 2010, 9am PDT
After years of preparation, San Francisco has implemented a new system that will adjust the price of parking spots according to supply and demand.
August 5, 2010, 6am PDT
Three design firms offer new ideas for redesigning New Orleans' levees.
July 20, 2010, 10am PDT
"Vigilant old ladies: another good example of the value of neighborhood social capital (and urban living)."
July 19, 2010, 12pm PDT
The Los Angeles River has long been forgotten by many of the city's residents and officials. <em>GOOD</em>'s Alissa Walker takes a look at some plans to reintegrate the river into the city.
July 16, 2010, 6am PDT
In the face of a recent heat wave, New York City's smart grid stood up to the challenge and made sure that the power kept flowing.
July 3, 2010, 1pm PDT
The City of Baltimore has appointed a new "food czar" to look at food health and access issues in the city. In the broader senses, though, officials in the city look at this new position as a part of their sustainability planning.
June 30, 2010, 9am PDT
This infographic from <em>GOOD</em> shows how walking and cycling have grown in America -- and how federal funding for bike and pedestrian projects have steadily increased.
June 17, 2010, 5am PDT
A new infographic from <em>GOOD</em> tracks population shifts in New Orleans, giving a visual representation of the changes underway in the troubled city.
June 16, 2010, 6am PDT
<em>GOOD</em> points to a new project that's trying to create and collect city logos for every city on the planet.
May 31, 2010, 9am PDT
As part of his series about walking across Los Angeles, writer Ryan Bradley delves into the complicated and controversial relationship between race and transit in the city.
May 2, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>GOOD</em> points us to a new project that harnesses the power of citizens to create a census of trees in San Francisco.
April 22, 2010, 5am PDT
Tysons Corner, Virginia, represents an unlikely pilot project for "desprawling" America's suburbs, but the expansion of Metro rail through the town has been seized by local officials as an opportunity to revamp the city's urban form and density.
April 21, 2010, 6am PDT
This article from <em>GOOD</em> wonders whether farms could become the new cornerstone amenity in suburban residential communities.
April 8, 2010, 11am PDT
Despite a less-than-stellar reputation of public transit, Los Angeles has plans to expand its system of light rail and BRT over the next 30 years. But now momentum is growing to fast-track that work into the next 10 years.