United States

Yesterday
The New York Times publishes an interactive feature that illustrates the stubbornness of natural disasters (or humans, in the face of natural disasters).
The New York Times
Yesterday
A little less emphasis on the suburban, and a little more emphasis on the urban.
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
Development continues to encroach on agricultural land around the United States. A new study shows exactly how much agricultural land has been developed.
Modern Farmer
2 days ago
A deadly explosion in West, Texas spurred the Obama administration to update regulations to the chemical industry.
The Washington Post
2 days ago
Wendy's has been updating the look and design of their restaurants since last year, but now a new layout will shrink the footprint and add efficiency to the fast food spot.
Forbes
3 days ago
A big new study by the Pew Research Center examines the ties that bind, and the differences that threaten to tear us apart.
Pew Research Center
3 days ago
To end traffic fatalities while still enabling urban mobility, cars will have to slow down and people will have to travel by other modes.
Medium
4 days ago
The healthcare provider's decision to spend $200 million on housing programs reflects the growing awareness of the intersectionality of housing and health.
CityLab
4 days ago
Elijah Anderson writes that a spate of highly publicized recent incidents has highlighted the frequent racial targeting that blacks face as they live, work, study and otherwise navigate “white spaces.”
Penn IUR Urban Link
5 days ago
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy weighs in on the hottest topic in alternative transportation.
Mashable
5 days ago
Flixbus is launching in Los Angeles, aiming for the kind of fast success they've had in Europe where they quickly became the continent’s largest bus provider after being founded in 2013.
Quartz
5 days ago
Births and birth rates dropped to a 30-year low, not an issue of concern yet, but if the trend continues, the U.S. could join other developed nations that must deal with the consequences of an aging population. Immigration plays an uncertain factor.
NPR: The Two-Way
5 days ago
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
The Texas Tribune
5 days ago
In some cities and neighborhoods, the number of vacant properties is the only thing growing.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
6 days ago
Providing user experience in self-driving cars offers an under-appreciated business opportunity.
Quartz
May 18, 2018, 9am PDT
This version is called 'The Best of All Possible Plans.'
Twitter
May 18, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the way people commute reveal about the role of individuals in society?
CityLab
May 17, 2018, 2pm PDT
What they lack in speed they make up for in revelry. But multiple-rider "beer bikes" also pose challenges to regulators.
Governing
May 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
Right turns on red became legal at a large scale across the country in the 1970s, despite the threats the practice represents to pedestrians and people on bikes.
Streetsblog USA
May 17, 2018, 10am PDT
It’s "dramatically higher" than any number under discussion, and not even close to what the city will raise with its new tax on large businesses.
Crosscut