United States

14 hours ago
The Federal Transit Administration is still holding much of the funding promised by Congress since 2017. It's unlikely that anyone likely to vote for Trump again in 2020 is losing any sleep over money not spent on public transit infrastructure.
Streetsblog USA
15 hours ago
Several strategies and initiatives seek to make parks more accessible on foot in the county of Los Angeles. Clement Lau, an L.A. County planner, summarizes a few of these strategies and initiatives.
UrbDeZine
16 hours ago
Transit ridership is dropping, but a closer look at causes points to the role bike share could play in making transit a better option.
Curbed
19 hours ago
Trouble in the global market means trouble at home when it comes to recycling. Municipalities are having trouble paying the extra cost for recycling programs as China stops accepting U.S. waste.
The New York Times
Yesterday
An explosion of upscale multifamily development in Texas cities reflects trends in the national housing market.
Curbed
Yesterday
The role of business improvement districts in criminalizing homelessness reflects a tension between private interests and public space, Rob Waters writes.
Next City
Yesterday
Size and growth go hand in hand, until they don't, according to a new analysis. Density might be the reason that synergy eventually shortcircuits.
CityLab
2 days ago
It's time to get demand and supply on the same page, according to this report.
RCLCO
2 days ago
There are plenty of airports in the country where taking the bus or the train is still the best option after arriving at the airport. Don't miss those opportunities.
TransitBlog
3 days ago
Improved light bulbs have led to huge decreases in residential energy use. Changes to federal standards, however, will likely stymie future progress.
The New York Times
4 days ago
Urban water suppliers have had to learn quickly that fire ecology is a major concern in maintaining a secure water supply system.
Yale Environment 360
4 days ago
Homelessness spiked in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. But the city has made substantial progress in providing housing and services to keep people off the streets.
WBUR
4 days ago
A new 3D printer, coming soon to the market, promises serious construction cost savings in an era of seriously expensive construction costs.
Curbed Austin
5 days ago
"The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes" illustrates the depth of the nation's rental housing affordability crisis.
Curbed
5 days ago
It's only one step in a multi-modal journey, but parking at a transit station can be quite a hassle.
Smart Cities Dive
5 days ago
The trends in home improvement have a lot to do with the trends of the larger real estate market.
The Harvard Gazette
6 days ago
Two generations ago, most children walked to school. But the numbers have dropped significantly.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
6 days ago
According to the Urban Institute's Housing Affordability for Renters Index, the number of renters who can afford to buy a home in their metropolitan area is generally increasing when compared to the housing bubble of the mid-2000s.
Urban Institute
6 days ago
Online reviews aren't representative of overall neighborhood populations, but they can reveal data that otherwise might go unnoticed during research phases of planning processes.
PhysOrg
6 days ago
It's been five years since the Rockefeller Foundation launched the 100 Resilient Cities initiative. A new analysis by the Urban Institute evaluates the accomplishments of 100 Resilient Cities so far.
100 Resilient Cities