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9 hours ago
In the works since 1999, the Centennial Project by Tejon Ranch Co. seemed to have cleared its final hurdle in 2018, but a Los Angeles County court ruling has created another hurdle for the sprawling development.
Los Angeles Times
11 hours ago
Experts at the Urbanism Next conference advise city leaders not to overlook basic, "mundane" infrastructure that underpins the success of cities and transportation systems.
GOVTECH.COM
13 hours ago
Despite operating on public right-of-way, food vendors claim that developers are pushing them out of established vending spots.
Curbed
2 days ago
Less restrictive permit laws and pre-fabricated, pre-approved building options are spurring more homeowners to build backyard additions.
Bloomberg CityLab
2 days ago
Affluent areas face more demolitions than gentrifying areas in Houston and Harris County, according to the findings of a new report from the Kinder Institute of Urban research.
Kinder Institute of Urban Research
3 days ago
New research quantifies the effect of parking reforms implemented by the city of Buffalo in 2017.
Sidewalk Talk
3 days ago
To reduce pedestrian deaths, we must restore their rights as primary street users, argues a former NYC traffic commissioner.
New York Daily News
3 days ago
The methodology calls for authentic participation and a willingness to engage stakeholders in a "collaborative and empathic" placemaking process.
Common Edge
4 days ago
Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.
Atlanta Magazine
4 days ago
The former Paradise Valley Mall will undergo a conversion to a mixed-use community with homes, offices, and stores.
CNBC
Blog post
4 days ago

A debate about the effect of the increasing footprint of large, institutional investors in the housing market is further fragmenting the politics of development in the United States.

James Brasuell
4 days ago
Lynne Patton, a regional administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Trump administration, was in hot water for abusing her power after staying in public housing for a month in 2019.
Forbes
4 days ago
A Story Map created by the Louisville Metro Office of Planning & Design Services offers a detailed, visual presentation of the history of racism and discriminatory in the planning and zoning of the Louisville and Jefferson County.
Louisville Metro Office of Planning & Design Services
5 days ago
An online calculator helps companies determine the broader impacts of their decisions to continue working remotely or return to the office.
Bloomberg CityLab
5 days ago
The proposed changes to plans for a bus rapid transit route on Colorado Boulevard are an attempt to compromise between competing community concerns.
Urbanize Los Angeles
Feature
5 days ago
To steer American cities into the future, public and private sectors—and citizens—must work together to build broad, lasting support around complicated issues such as transparency and data privacy.
Sara Maffey
5 days ago
One writer argues that rules that prioritize driver safety and ignore pedestrian infrastructure have led to a sharp increase in fatalities on U.S. roads.
Bloomberg CityLab
5 days ago
With 90 percent of its usual commuters still working from home and a full return to the office highly unlikely, what will become of New York City's towering office buildings?
The New York Times
6 days ago
If approved, the proposed regulations would require developers to implement policies to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips for new developments.
Westword
6 days ago
The Television City revamp will more than double the currently available space and include a multi-modal mobility hub, pedestrian improvements, and a "robust" transportation demand management program.
The Architect's Newspaper