United States

5 min ago
Elon Musk's desire to tunnel a path to freedom from congestion refuses to die.
Wired
2 hours ago
Randall Arendt looks at how communities can achieve results similar to Form-Based Codes through a simpler set of form-based design standards (FBDS).
Maine Association of Planners Front Page
3 hours ago
Amazon's Treasure Trucks hawk everything from GoPros to poke bowls and Harry Potter books.
Modern Cities
5 hours ago
While reduced from current levels, the House Appropriations Committee budgeted far more than what President Trump had proposed, but they agreed with him to eliminate the TIGER grant program and reduce transit investments, though by a lesser amount.
The Hill
6 hours ago
Millennials have lower rates of home ownership, and higher tuitions are partly to blame.
Bloomberg
22 hours ago
The National Park Service is looking for solutions to overcrowding at its most popular parks. The idea of an online reservation system might get its first test in Utah.
Associated Press via The Mercury News
Yesterday
Faced with "mounting costs" due to the impacts of climate change, a collection of coastal communities in California have taken legal action against the fossil fuel industry.
Associated Press via KPCC
Yesterday
A few ideas on how advertisements could do a better job of selling public transit to the public.
Mobility Lab
2 days ago
A car spends 95 percent of the time parked, and only 5 percent of its time in use. The huge amount of space that system requires is made "intuitively and accessibly" comparable by the What the Street project.
Fast Company
3 days ago
A majority of Americans of both parties support raising the gas tax to pay for road improvements. Could it provide the source of the $200 billion in federal funds for Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan?
Bloomberg Politics
3 days ago
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
Trulia
3 days ago
Are millennials the key to preservation? A new survey finds that millennials prefer to live, work and play in neighborhoods with historic buildings.
Modern Cities
3 days ago
Actually-fake-news site The Onion got a few burns on the world of planning this week. One article satirized the nation's inaction over the state of its infrastructure. The other hit the Brookings Institute where it hurts: the policy recommendations.
The Onion
3 days ago
While the fame and the glory might go to the first companies that bring self-driving cars to the market, the companies that provide the detailed, constantly changing maps will make a lot of money.
PC Magazine
Feature
4 days ago
The path to business success occasionally passes through the garage—famously demonstrated by industry titans like Amazon or Hewlett Packard. Zoning codes should encourage, not obstruct, these kinds of American success stories.
Olivia Gonzalez
4 days ago
From train cars to buses, a new study finds that buying American adds cost.
The Hill
4 days ago
Mobility Lab, the Chilton Media Group, and Vox have produced a new video on the price of parking, and "how we have historically done it all wrong" in the United States.
Mobility Lab
4 days ago
As America's VMT returns to record highs, more of the miles are coming from cities than ever before.
Slate
6 days ago
Seattle provides plenty of shade for residents to enjoy in the summer months.
The Stranger
July 17, 2017, 11am PDT
In downtowns across America, booming development has come at the expense of crucial homeless services that have traditionally located there.
CityLab