Kentucky

July 8, 2017, 7am PDT
It's not just the ears of dogs that suffer the consequences of the nation's loudest celebration—it's also our lungs. Louisville provides the proof.
Courier-Journal
July 7, 2017, 12pm PDT
The already congested Brent Spence Bridge between Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky will be partially closed this summer for repairs. The project still won't fix larger problems with the bridge.
The Wall Street Journal
June 28, 2017, 11am PDT
New subdivision planning and construction is expected to expand the footprint of the Louisville metropolitan area. The question is whether those new developments will protect or harm the beloved Floyds Fork.
Courier-Journal
June 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
The tributes to Branden Klayko, one of the hardest working and influential writers on the subjects of urbanism, have been steady and heartfelt.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 21, 2017, 2pm PDT
Urbanist Brent Toderian does not begrudge NIMBYs; he values them. In an interview with David Roberts of Vox, he explains that the problem doesn't lie with development opponents as much as it does with the decision-makers.
Vox
June 21, 2017, 6am PDT
The Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has announced the first winner of the "Map of the Month" contest.
Data-Smart City Solutions
June 15, 2017, 11am PDT
A mileage fee applicable only to heavy trucks is floated as a third option to close the road funding gap in Wisconsin. The other two options are hiking gas taxes, which is opposed by Gov. Scott Walker, or adding road tolls.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
June 15, 2017, 5am PDT
An affordable senior apartment development has provoked heated opposition in the Louisville suburb of Prospect.
Insider Louisville
May 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Water bills are going up because pipes put in shortly after World War II are in need of repair and replacement all over the country, and federal funding for water is shrinking.
Vox
April 23, 2017, 9am PDT
President Trump may be stuck in a past era of thriving coal mines, but at least one forward-thinking coal company sees lucrative opportunities in using reclaimed mountaintop strip mines as sites for solar farms.
Courier-Journal
March 29, 2017, 12pm PDT
By purchasing 954 acres of forested land, the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has added to its swath of the map in the neighborhood of Louisville and Fort Knox.
Courier-Journal
March 23, 2017, 9am PDT
A century-old dam on the Green River failed in November. Now it will be removed in March.
Courier-Journal
January 13, 2017, 9am PST
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced another round of Choice Neighborhood grants in December, awarding five communities a total of $132 million in grant funding.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
December 30, 2016, 12pm PST
Many in the urbanism community were shocked to see the scale of the recently completed "Spaghetti Junction" in Louisville, but the tolling system that will fund the project is just as critical to consider.
City Observatory
December 27, 2016, 2pm PST
Whether you call it the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, the Downtown Crossing, or the new Spaghetti Junction—call it done.
Louisville Business First
October 23, 2016, 9am PDT
The Courier-Journal is launching a series of reports on the city of Louisville's ongoing work to clean up its sewer system.
Courier-Journal
October 22, 2016, 11am PDT
The architectural firm SCAPE plans new paths through Lexington, Kentucky’s downtown using the city's buried water and karst formations as its key features.
The Achitect's Newspaper
October 2, 2016, 7am PDT
As summer temperatures rise and heat waves roll through, cities can take steps to keep cool. But shedding the heat may be difficult for urban areas designed to retain it.
The New Yorker
July 29, 2016, 11am PDT
The idea behind the "Racial Equity Here" initiative: dismantle systematic racial inequality.
Next City
July 1, 2016, 12pm PDT
Five U.S. cities will examine how their government operations impact people of color, and come up with solutions to advance racial equity.
Living Cities