United States

February 8, 2019, 2pm PST
A new study by researchers from Harvard University addresses bike equity, which is a powerful tool for increasing access to transportation and reducing inequality in U.S. cities
The Conversation
February 8, 2019, 12pm PST
With the Trump administration's abdication of its predecessor's position on fighting climate change, a void has been left in global climate change leadership. One expert believes that China may have already filled the leadership role.
PBS NewsHour
February 8, 2019, 11am PST
Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) introduced a House resolution to tackle climate change that calls for the nation to become carbon neutral by 2030, an ambitious goal, but is it realistic?
The Washington Post
February 8, 2019, 10am PST
Pennsylvania-based prosecutors and the Department of Justice in Washington are mounting a legal challenge to a proposed supervised injection site in the works in Philadelphia.
WHYY
February 7, 2019, 12pm PST
Mobility companies are sitting on troves of valuable data. Sharing data with cities remains an issue, but both sides are becoming more aware of the mutual benefits.
Move Forward
February 7, 2019, 6am PST
While suburbs are changing, that doesn't mean they are declining, according to recently published research.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
February 7, 2019, 5am PST
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has followed the path laid by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in joining the U.S. Climate Alliance. All three are new Democratic governors replacing Republican predecessors.
InsideClimate News
February 6, 2019, 1pm PST
The tech is part of a public-private partnership meant to improve connectivity to Waze and other navigation apps from underground.
The Verge
February 6, 2019, 10am PST
Ride-hailing companies have yet to deliver on many of the transportation system improvements that they, and their supporters, have been promising. Streetsblog USA provides a scathing critique of the consequences of widespread ride-hailing.
Streetsblog USA
February 6, 2019, 8am PST
A Washington Post feature analyzes the changing skylines of cities from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.
The Washington Post
February 6, 2019, 6am PST
The trend should serve as a "wake-up call" for housing policy, researchers say.
The Washington Post
February 5, 2019, 8am PST
President Trump has finally acted to fill the seat vacated by former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
Associated Press via Daily Herald
February 5, 2019, 7am PST
Richard Florida counters the idea that children and families are disappearing from U.S. cities.
CityLab
February 5, 2019, 5am PST
In preparation for tonight's State of the Union address, consider the role of "transportation" and "infrastructure" in previous State of the Union addresses dating back to 1999.
Eno Center for Transportation
February 4, 2019, 8am PST
Road pricing has its faults as a revenue measure, but it needs to be compared to ten elements of the current system of paying for transportation, including hidden subsidies, says Joe Cortright, an urban economist with Portland-based City Observatory.
City Observatory
February 4, 2019, 6am PST
The Census Bureau expects misinformation campaigns like those leading to the 2016 President Election to sway the results of the 2020 Census.
Nextgov
February 1, 2019, 10am PST
Cities fear federal funding cuts if the citizen question stays on the Census and results in an undercount of Latino populations.
CityLab
February 1, 2019, 5am PST
The Onion's satirical news skills are put to use in canvassing public opinion about climate change.
The Onion
January 30, 2019, 6am PST
With Democrats rising to power in the U.S. House of Representatives and the government recently reopened (temporarily at least), it's time to plot the legislative ambitions of the coming session in Congress.
Streetsblog USA
January 29, 2019, 9am PST
How people get to work, and the geographic distinctions between trends in those choices, reveals some of the country's more ominous traits, including the trend Richard Florida calls "the new urban crisis."
CityLab