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September 11, 2020, 6am PDT
Huge amounts of land are dedicated to asphalt in Kansas City—about twice as much land than is dedicated to buildings. Fiscal dependence on vehicular infrastructure, however, is not unique to Kansas City.
Strong Towns
September 1, 2020, 11am PDT
Wastewater testing is being hailed as a success at the University of Arizona, credited for stopping a COVID outbreak. In Utah, wastewater analysis forced almost 300 students to quarantine for four days while awaiting their test results.
The Arizona Republic
August 5, 2020, 11am PDT
A truly ambitious, and thoroughly innovative development, project in St. Louis will adapt a former hospital facility to house numerous nonprofit and neighborhood investment organizations.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
June 25, 2020, 11am PDT
St. Louis stakeholders hope to build on the momentum provided by the arrival of the new western headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
St. Louis Public Radio
April 12, 2020, 7am PDT
How do we balance the need to provide job training to those incarcerated with the need to ensure that prisoners are not exploited for their work?
Shelterforce Magazine
April 7, 2020, 8am PDT
Missouri is taking stock of its construction program as gas taxes and sales taxes plummet.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 25, 2020, 9am PST
Missouri lawmakers removed a barrier to the creation of a Hyperloop test facility in St. Louis.
St. Louis Business Journal
December 29, 2019, 1pm PST
Kansas City, Missouri will be the largest U.S. city to operate a fare-free system that officials say will make transit more accessible.
CityLab
December 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Light rail, bus rapid transit, subway cell service, and more.
WAMU
December 15, 2019, 5am PST
It makes more fiscal sense to buy flood-prone land and conserve it than to cover the costs of the damages to developments, according to researchers from the University of Bristol and other institutions.
St. Louis Public Radio
December 6, 2019, 9am PST
While the details of funding are undetermined, Kansas City, Missouri took a monumental step in the history of U.S. public transit yesterday.
KSHB
November 12, 2019, 2pm PST
The idea of free transit is sold as a benefit to the environment and the city's most vulnerable residents in this editorial by the Kansas City Star.
Kansas City Star
October 30, 2019, 8am PDT
Residents of the neighborhood of Soulard started a trend at the beginning of the decade that has changed the face of the neighborhood, and started to catch on in other parts of the city of St. Louis as well.
St. Louis Public Radio
October 28, 2019, 7am PDT
The curious case of Cynthia Dunne in Ladue, Missouri, who was permitted by the city to tear down her house, and then subsequently informed that a lack of water pressure prohibited building a new one.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 15, 2019, 6am PDT
Planning for the future should involve people who are going to live the future.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
October 14, 2019, 12pm PDT
Extremely poor ridership might be dooming the St. Louis Loop Trolley less than a year after it opened to the public.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
September 9, 2019, 2pm PDT
St. Louis University is helping stabilize the neighborhood located near its medical campus—instead of expanding the campus into property it owns around the campus, it is building houses to sell.
St. Louis Public Radio
August 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities in flyover country are facing new redevelopment challenges as companies relocate from costly coastal cities. In St. Louis, downtown revitalization has also brought plans to tackle blight, and the consequences for residents could be immense.
CityLab
August 16, 2019, 5am PDT
Are we laughing with the trolley comedian, or at the trolley comedian?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
An Urban Land Institute program brings students into the discussion and gives them the tools to make a difference in the planning processes that define their communities.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch