United States

9 hours ago
Predicting the future of challenges facing cities isn't very hard when the future is already staring cities right in the face.
Meeting of the Minds
Yesterday
There are more than 90,000s dams in the U.S.; many will never be visited by federal or state inspectors.
Yale Environment 360
Yesterday
If you pay a 20% down payment for a home, you’re making a leveraged bet that the home will maintain or grow its value.
City Observatory
Yesterday
Fewer people investing in low-income housing tax credits means fewer affordable housing units being built—at a time when affordable units are in extremely short supply.
The Sacramento Bee
2 days ago
The chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure used the word "unlawful," when describing the tardy delivery of allocated capital investment funding by the Federal Transit Administration under the Trump administration.
Streetsblog USA
2 days ago
The secret manual for the use of facial recognition and data collection software company Palantir was made public thanks to a FOIA request. It includes instructions on how to find a complete account of a person's movements.
Motherboard
2 days ago
The slow progress of autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle technology in gaining widespread traction in the transportation market is casting doubt on the ambitious statements of a few years prior.
Fast Company
2 days ago
A new infographic breaks down how much space is devoted to buildings, green space, and roads in 15 major U.S. cities.
Geotab
3 days ago
As the threat of flooding increases, buyout programs to relocate homeowners are a better alternative to rebuilding—for cities and residents.
The New York Times
3 days ago
A social network analysis, touted as the largest ever, reveals the importance of mobility for social connections.
Slate
3 days ago
The geography of talent is changing. Richard Florida takes a closer look at where the creative class is moving as a result of the housing affordability crisis in many of the largest and most famous cities in the country.
CityLab
4 days ago
How will motorists who don't pay gas taxes fund road upkeep? That's one of the questions that the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee hopes to answer this summer as they work to reauthorize the FAST Act before it expires on Sept. 30, 2020.
Route Fifty
4 days ago
Local municipalities are offering housing incentives to draw employees and help them live closer to their jobs.
Governing
4 days ago
Minorities were hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis of the Great Recession. Latinos are now helping keep the housing market afloat.
The Wall Street Journal
4 days ago
While much focus is on the future of autonomous vehicles, the increase in pedestrian deaths related to SUVs remains a largely ignored issue.
Slate
6 days ago
All over the country, sorry bus stops lack seating. Studies show that deficiency can depress ridership, some motivated citizens are looking to change that.
CityLab
6 days ago
Bus stop balancing can help lines run much more smoothly. A new publication guides agencies through the process.
Streetsblog USA
6 days ago
Counter to the usual narrative of population decline, some rural areas stand in serious need of housing.
The Christian Science Monitor
July 12, 2019, 11am PDT
A tool released last year helps users test the significance of comparisons between American Community Survey estimates.
United States Census Bureau
July 12, 2019, 6am PDT
New federal legislation would establish a national complete streets program.
Streetsblog USA