United States

3 hours ago
The Seattle Times says there could be no worse time than right now to repeal tax exempt bonds that help finance affordable housing.
The Seattle Times
Yesterday
Eleven attorneys general have sent a letter, and a warning, to the Trump Administration: we'll battle new entrance fees in court if we have to.
The Sacramento Bee
Yesterday
Could a political movement to ban cars be gaining momentum in North America?
Treehugger
Yesterday
An era of multi-family construction is expected to slow as the housing market recalibrate, according to analysis in Bloomberg.
Bloomberg
Yesterday
Last year, ProPublica revealed that Facebook's advertising features were allowing discriminatory housing advertisements in conflict with Fair Housing Act. After promising to improve, Facebook still fails the standards of federal law.
ProPublica
2 days ago
An administrator for the Kentucky division of the Federal Highway Administration informed the city of Lexington that its rainbow crosswalk does not meet federal safety standards.
Lexington Herald Leader
2 days ago
The Rockefeller Foundations EIB Challenge is putting a spotlight on an innovative new funding mechanism.
Saporta Report
2 days ago
David Duyen identifies an under-reported culprit in the so-called "retail apocalypse," and challenges policy makers to respond.
New Republic
2 days ago
More than one city has ditched parking in response to the congestion and conflicts created by ride-hailing pick-ups and drop-offs .
CNN
2 days ago
Robert Steuteville reviews Cities Alive, by Michael Mehaffy, describing the newly released book as "an important analysis for urbanism."
Public Square: A CNU Journal
3 days ago
Blogger and planners Pete Saunders is acknowledging black urbanists from all over the spectrum of civic involvement.
The Corner Side Yard
3 days ago
Imagine if hosting a transitional tiny home village for the homeless became the norm for all suitable vacant land?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
3 days ago
For a city in the middle of a rent crisis, the Tacoma Housing Authority project can't come too soon.
Curbed Seattle
3 days ago
Streetsblog USA wants you to use #walkinginthemargins to expose hostile pedestrian environments.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
Tesla introduces a high-performance, totally electric, semi-autonomous truck that that can haul 80,000 of freight for 500 miles without recharging.
Vox
5 days ago
In many locales, instruments like traffic studies take pedestrian health into little account. According to Lark Lo, healthy communities haven't been much of a priority at all.
Next City
6 days ago
The National Building Museum draws attention to the drastic change that has come to the American household. No longer does the nuclear family dominate the housing market, and a new era of housing development must be launched.
National Building Museum
6 days ago
By 2019, a multi-million dollar project developed by a former "big energy" guy might make Cleveland the new U.S. leader in renewable energy.
Next City
November 17, 2017, 10am PST
A new study from MIT makes a clear connection between the intensity of rainfall caused by Hurricane Harvey last August in Texas and climate change, concluding that the likelihood of stronger downpours is greatly increasing.
The Washington Post
November 17, 2017, 8am PST
The Onion is probably trolling the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration more than bike riders with this one.
The Onion