December 18, 2017, 9am PST
If the desert metropolis wants to survive, it will need a strategy built on something other than a denser, more urban downtown.
December 5, 2017, 10am PST
If California is going to address its chronic housing shortage, single-family residential neighborhoods can no longer be ruled "off limits." Opposition to a small Berkeley subdivision spawned new housing legislation and fostered the YIMBY movement.
December 1, 2017, 8am PST
Tech ventures like Airbnb have "uberized" the lodging industry. They have also created new challenges for land use planners and government officials. This article provides a sampling of regulatory approaches to short-term rentals.
Maine Association of Planners Front Page
November 13, 2017, 8am PST
The new community of Belmont will join Arcosanti as another attempt at turning Arizona desert into the next evolution of human habitation. This time, one of the richest men in the world is behind the plans.
November 7, 2017, 2pm PST
The conversation about the future of self-driving cars took an unexpected leap forward today, as Waymo announced its use of fully automated rides—with no human driver present.
November 7, 2017, 7am PST
Phoenix voters approved the city's Transportation 2050 plan, a package which includes more frequent bus service, road improvements, eventual light rail service and subsidizes Lyft rides: Lyft for public transit riders going to or coming from a stop.
October 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
The shared economy is coming to that most sacred of private properties—the garage or driveway parking spot.
October 9, 2017, 11am PDT
Waymo, Google's self-driving car company, is close to a major product launch in Phoenix, Arizona. We could be months away from a new era of transportation history.
September 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
Arizona's largest electric utility is proposing a set of next-gen energy conservation tools for its customers, as well as an accompanying educational component.
July 19, 2017, 8am PDT
Look no further than the American Southwest for signs that human ingenuity is no match for the ability of the planet to reassert its power.
June 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Documenting the effects of climate change on the West's most vital source of water.
June 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A record heatwave and the likelihood for more extreme weather raises alarm in Arizona.
June 8, 2017, 5am PDT
June 8 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright, and Dezezen has rounded up 10 ways to celebrate nationwide.
May 25, 2017, 6am PDT
A new branch of the Lincoln Institute will focus on water planning, especially in the western United States.
May 18, 2017, 8am PDT
John Wesley leads the charge to introduce urbanism into mega-suburb of Mesa, Arizona.
April 27, 2017, 10am PDT
Grid Bike Share is expanding in Phoenix.
April 26, 2017, 8am PDT
Alphabet, Inc's self-driving car wing, Waymo, announced a new program offering free rides in self-driving cars to families in Phoenix.
April 21, 2017, 7am PDT
The Navajo Nation is not moving forward with a controversial plan to build a tram that would connect tourists from the rim of the bottom of the Grand Canyon, along with commercial and retail space. The proposal isn't totally dead yet, however.
April 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Troop 6000 makes their home in a Sleep Inn in Queens that the city of New York is using as a temporary homeless shelter.
April 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), who represents an area covering about 300 miles of the border between Arizona and Mexico, would force the Trump Administration to complete an environmental review before completing its promised border wall project.