United States

September 6, 2017, 8am PDT
The Governors Highway Safety Association, in partnership with State Farm Insurance, has released surprising data about bike safety.
Seattle Transit Blog
September 6, 2017, 7am PDT
Evidence that the Trump's Administration's ongoing "dismantling of the administrative state" is having an effect at the Census Bureau—with potentially disastrous consequences for governments of all shapes and sizes.
Brookings
September 6, 2017, 5am PDT
As Houston and East Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey, an even stronger hurricane has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, headed to the Caribbean Sea, and likely Florida by this weekend, though there is uncertainty where it goes next.
Guardian
September 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
Mom and Pop Make Way for Institutional Investors in the Landlord Business
The New York Times
September 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
With the media rightfully pointing to Houston's sprawling urban development patterns that exacerbated the epic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Paul Krugman also finds fault with cities where urban development is too tightly regulated.
The New York Times - Opinion
September 5, 2017, 11am PDT
As the largest commercial property holder int he United States, the federal government's development plans can contribute to the economic and cultural success of communities.
Governing
September 5, 2017, 7am PDT
While any one event can not be attributed to global warming, climate scientists have long acknowledged a connection to extreme weather. Pruitt, a climate denier, dismisses any such connection with the amount of rainfall from Hurricane Harvey.
Talking Points Memo
September 5, 2017, 6am PDT
Uber Movement makes publicly available data for two billion trips taken on the transportation network company. Uber says the data should benefit urban planners.
TechCrunch
September 5, 2017, 5am PDT
The author of the "The Rise of the Creative Class" and the "New Urban Crisis" says cities have had their moment.
The New York Times
September 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
Reports of the death of brick and mortar retail have been greatly exaggerated, according to a new analysis.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 4, 2017, 7am PDT
As Houston's flood waters recede and attention turns from rescue to recovery and soon rebuilding, critics have pointed to the city's lack of zoning as the cause of the devastation. But are they looking in the right direction?
New York Magazine
September 4, 2017, 5am PDT
'Hoodmaps' are here, but the crowdsourcing map tool is attempting to improve on the "Judgmental Maps" that came before.
Curbed LA
September 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
Those were the words President Trump expressed before his first trip to Texas while Hurricane Harvey was ravaging Houston. But experts worry that the rebuilding won't be better due to the recision of an Obama-era environmental regulation.
NPR
September 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The variables in public transit service have never been so brightly and kinetically illustrated.
Mapzen
September 2, 2017, 5am PDT
Though the United States is lagging other parts of the world in offshore wind energy capacity, that trend could be set to change in the coming decade.
Smart Cities Dive
September 1, 2017, 9am PDT
In what was called a "significant milestone" by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, Trump's controversial border wall project has shown its first tangible results.
The Washington Post
September 1, 2017, 7am PDT
Some say that "nonprime" loans will create the same financial ruins as their "subprime" predecessors. Others say the housing market needs ways for more people to buy homes and drive the industry.
CNBC
August 31, 2017, 7am PDT
The research director of the National League of Cities explains the defining characteristics of local economies—namely that of five distinct kinds of local economies, three serve to distinguish the nuances between mid-sized cities.
CitiesSpeak
August 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Americans have increased their driving every year since 2011, and the first six months of 2017 were no different, increasing 1.6 percent compared to last year, according to data released Tuesday by the Federal Highway Administration.
Federal Highway Administration
August 29, 2017, 2pm PDT
The news about the decline of bus ridership around the country is making the rounds again. The future of bus transit as we know it seems to be in question.
The Wall Street Journal