United States

8 hours ago
A report on the fiscal conditions of cities sounds alarms about potential challenges ahead.
The New York Times published an interactive map that shows how important distance is in determining connections on social media.
The New York Times
It seemed like maybe the pace of electric scooter news was slowing. Wrong.
A new book on adaptive reuse of industrial buildings is reviewed by Carol Berens.
"It's a tale of two markets," says Danielle Hale, chief economist for Realtor.com.
Mansion Global
2 days ago
The research is clear: For climate leadership, look no further than young people, people of color, and young people of color.
The Hill
2 days ago
A chance to participate in a lottery, which gets winners on a waitlist for federal housing assistance, pops up on the calendar as frequently as the Summer Olympics.
2 days ago
Created to speed investment in struggling communities, the federal Opportunity Zones program could also spur research into how capital can be better deployed on a district-by-district basis.
The New Localism
2 days ago
Urban design media mourned the passing of Robert Venturi this week.
The New York Times
3 days ago
Finding the right data in an ocean of open data takes some Googling.
Government Technology
3 days ago
Even if widening highways enough to relieve all congestion were possible, it would only benefit a very small number of commuters, according to new research.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
A report from the Global Climate Action Summit on a looming deadline set by the Paris climate agreement: ending sales of new gas and diesel-powered light-duty vehicles by 2035.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
A new survey identified the top climate strategies favored by municipalities around the country.
Smart Cities Dive
5 days ago
Richard Florida talks with sociologist Eric Klinenberg about his new book and the places and organizations that help hold society together.
6 days ago
A controversial form of value capture, tax increment financing begs for further analysis and understanding. A new report by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy sheds light on the subject.
September 15, 2018, 11am PDT
With the price of steel increasing significantly since the beginning of the year, the construction industry has little choice but to build through a more expensive process.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
September 15, 2018, 7am PDT
A three-day global summit on climate action in San Francisco, hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown, is unlike other international climate summits in that it features "non-state actors," such as governors, mayors, and businesses, rather than nations.
Los Angeles Times
September 15, 2018, 5am PDT
Renewable energy enjoys broad public support—the utility industry is more skeptical.
September 14, 2018, 9am PDT
The Pilot Program for Expedited Project Delivery reflects the Trump Administration's approach to public transit investments.
Federal Transit Administration
September 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Google's Environmental Insights Explorer multiplies the power of Google maps for the benefit of the planet.
Fast Company