United States

17 hours ago
A report from the Global Climate Action Summit on a looming deadline set by the Paris climate agreement: ending sales of new gas and diesel-powered light-duty vehicles by 2035.
Los Angeles Times
Yesterday
A new survey identified the top climate strategies favored by municipalities around the country.
Smart Cities Dive
Yesterday
Richard Florida talks with sociologist Eric Klinenberg about his new book and the places and organizations that help hold society together.
CityLab
2 days ago
A controversial form of value capture, tax increment financing begs for further analysis and understanding. A new report by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy sheds light on the subject.
CityLab
3 days ago
With the price of steel increasing significantly since the beginning of the year, the construction industry has little choice but to build through a more expensive process.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
3 days ago
A three-day global summit on climate action in San Francisco, hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown, is unlike other international climate summits in that it features "non-state actors," such as governors, mayors, and businesses, rather than nations.
Los Angeles Times
3 days ago
Renewable energy enjoys broad public support—the utility industry is more skeptical.
Vox
4 days ago
The Pilot Program for Expedited Project Delivery reflects the Trump Administration's approach to public transit investments.
Federal Transit Administration
4 days ago
Google's Environmental Insights Explorer multiplies the power of Google maps for the benefit of the planet.
Fast Company
4 days ago
From high-rises to townhouses, the suburban multi-family market is growing fast.
Governing
5 days ago
After the company he founded fought off a tax to fund homeless and affordable housing funds in Seattle earlier this year, Jeff Bezos has announced a new $2 billion fund that will fund homeless services, among other efforts.
GeekWire
5 days ago
One Obama-era climate regulation still on the books deals with methane leakage from oil and gas wells. The greenhouse gas is 25 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. Another methane regulation targeted deals with flaring on federal lands.
The New York Times
6 days ago
Several cities in West Texas have a long history in wastewater reclamation, even using the water for drinking, due to the Texas drought. El Paso aims to build the nation's largest advanced purification project for direct water reuse.
Quartz
6 days ago
Amtrak and a range of big city transit agencies have received federal grants to upgrade their security in the face of terrorism.
Progressive Railroading
6 days ago
It's been over 60 years, but at long last a missing stretch of I-95 between New Jersey and Pennsylvania has been completed. Meanwhile, disrepair threatens the rest of the system.
Quartz
6 days ago
The news and opinions are filling newspapers and websites faster than electric scooters are filling sidewalks.
Planetizen
September 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Earlier this month marked the ten-year anniversary of an event that lives in infamy in the annals of the federal government.
Eno Transportation Weekly
September 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
New research draws on the popular review site Yelp to predict changes in housing prices and demographics.
CityLab
September 10, 2018, 10am PDT
As climate hawks gather in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit that convenes Wednesday, Gov. Jerry Brown, host of the summit, is dogged by critics who can't distinguish between oil production and consumption.
CALmatters
September 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Park planner Clement Lau discusses five (plus one in Los Angeles) key data sources for parks and recreation planning.
UrbDeZine