United States

3 hours ago
Denver and Austin were finalists in the competition. Since then, they've found ways to implement their ideas.
Governing
6 hours ago
A new study explores how the built environment influences vehicle miles traveled.
Streetsblog USA
7 hours ago
One man's noise pollution is another man's symphony.
CityLab
10 hours ago
It's not just Oroville and Elko County. By 2020, 70 percent of the dams in the United States will be more than 50 years old.
The New York Times
2 days ago
The Los Angeles Times Editorial Board issues a strong critique of ongoing Republican efforts to gut the Endangered Species Act.
Los Angeles Times
2 days ago
As more and more children are kept in homes and yards, Joe Cortright worries about the effects of private play on American culture and public spaces.
City Observatory
2 days ago
Next on President Trump's environmental chopping block may be a rollback of fuel efficiency standards. Two auto associations have asked EPA Administer Scott Pruitt to review a decision made last month to retain a 54.5 mpg target.
The Washington Post
3 days ago
Lyft is looking to take advantage of the recent scandals dogging Uber by expanding to 54 new cities.
CNN
3 days ago
"To get beyond NIMBYism, we first must understand it," writes Richard Florida.
CityLab
3 days ago
Choosing cartography as a career is a natural result of a lifelong love of maps. National Geographic gathers the proof.
National Geographic
4 days ago
The first environmental regulation to be rescinded under President Trump was the Stream Protection Rule. It will not be the last. The president has his eyes on a rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.
The Washington Post
4 days ago
Members of Congress are mobilizing to protect the popular New Market Tax Credit program, which has offered benefits in rural and urban environments.
Next City
Feature
5 days ago
The challenge facing the nation's infrastructure is massive in scale, requiring ambition lacking since the New Deal and Eisenhower eras. Building on those historic models, the following op-ed suggests a "WPA 2.0" approach to infrastructure.
Armando Carbonell and Susannah Drake
5 days ago
So much for the 2015 record of 3.148 trillion miles. Last year saw a cumulative travel increase of 2.8 percent to 3.218 trillion miles, setting a new record as cheap gas contributed to increased driving.
E&E News
5 days ago
Joe Cortright argues for a new approach to the discussion about the country's dependence on automobiles: talk about responsibility, not morals.
City Observatory
5 days ago
A new, interactive feature by The Washington Post endeavors to bring the point about the nation's crumbling infrastructure closer to home.
The Washington Post
6 days ago
The way Google predicts parking difficulty could make it easier to develop "smart city" applications in the future.
IoT for All
6 days ago
Schools tend to get built on cheap land. Cheap land is often found near busy roadways—sources of pollutants that are harmful to the health of children.
The Center for Public Integrity
6 days ago
From warehouse to art studio to luxury loft: the SoHo model of industrial-zone gentrification has become familiar around the world. A team of New York-based designers developed a proposal for spreading the benefits of economic growth in these areas.
Soft City
6 days ago
In one of her first major decisions, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao deferred a decision on a critical $647 million federal grant to electrify the 51-mile San Francisco to San Jose Caltrain line, which would also be used by high-speed rail.
SF Gate