Technology

November 11, 2016, 5am PST
The Mini Metro transit planning game has been around in all its simple and frustrating glory for a few years now, but it only recently became available as a mobile app.
The Verge
November 8, 2016, 6am PST
Articles that claim online commerce have surpassed sales at brick and mortar stores are wrong, according to an article on City Observatory.
City Observatory
November 5, 2016, 9am PDT
A test of a "fully-operational" Hyperloop transportation system is scheduled to take place next week in the United Arab Emirates.
ArchDaily
November 4, 2016, 7am PDT
A modded version of Cities: Skylines and 200-250 hours are all it takes to make a 1:1 digital representation of the city of San Francisco.
CityLab
November 2, 2016, 6am PDT
Los Angeles Department of Transportation General Manager Seleta Reynolds discusses her vision for urban mobility and the growing role of city leadership.
The Planning Report
November 1, 2016, 8am PDT
As leader of Arup’s global Foresight + Research + Innovation team, Chris Luebkeman spends much of his time thinking about how to build tomorrow’s cities today. Writer Peter Moskowitz spoke with him about aging and climate change.
Doggerel
October 31, 2016, 1pm PDT
An apartment-hunting website that highlights landlords' credibility has not earned their cooperation.
New York Times
October 31, 2016, 9am PDT
Alphabet will likely pursue other ways to deliver high-speed fiber-optic internet service.
New York Times
October 28, 2016, 12pm PDT
Facebook's advertising platform might run afoul of the Fair Housing Act of 1968—a reminder of the risks as new business models gain traction on the Internet.
ProPublica
October 28, 2016, 7am PDT
The Silicon Valley start-up devoted to reinventing the city made a splashy hire this week.
TechCrunch
Feature
October 27, 2016, 5am PDT
The annual list of the best planning, design, and development websites, representing some of the top online resources for news, information, and research on the built environment.
James Brasuell
October 23, 2016, 11am PDT
The Internet of Things—that network enabled collection of objects designed to make our lives easier through automation and user experience—has created a massive new collections of targets for hackers.
Associated Press via SFGate
October 21, 2016, 10am PDT
Tesla showed off new self-driving technology this week.
TechCrunch
October 20, 2016, 7am PDT
Google's new maps redesign calls out areas of interest, but is "interesting" just a euphemism for rich?
City Observatory
October 19, 2016, 9am PDT
The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure will be up and running by 2017.
PGH City Paper
October 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
The city of Pittsburgh launched a Buildingeye website to provide new access to the development and approval process in the city.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 16, 2016, 7am PDT
The Brookings Institute thinks it has found a way to measure the impact of the expanding 'gig economy'—i.e., freelancing work enabled by online platforms like Airbnb and Uber.
Brookings
October 16, 2016, 5am PDT
Gabe Klein thinks a proposed ban on self-driving cars in Chicago is shortsighted.
Chi.Streetsblog
October 13, 2016, 2pm PDT
Health care advice can often be given through video or teleconferencing, which saves a great deal of time and money, but most patients still aren't eager to do it.
Chicago Tribune
October 13, 2016, 8am PDT
It might be fun to imagine a a world filled with self-driving cars, reducing traffic and improving safety with one silver bullet. The more realistic short-term scenario, however, deploys low-speed, self-driving buses on private campuses.
Inverse