United States

August 13, 2003, 2pm PDT
Arizona cities get ready to vote on specifics of a regional transit plan, whose implementation will be overseen by the new Phoenix mayor.
The Arizona Republic
August 13, 2003, 1pm PDT
President Bush promotes a "healthy forests" initiative, which would protect homes by thinning dense undergrowth.
The Los Angeles Times
August 13, 2003, 12pm PDT
Eli Whitney's invention of methods of mass production to build American muskets in 1800 create a way of thinking that leads us to sprawl.
Daytona Beach News Journal
August 13, 2003, 10am PDT
Why does this city attract more immigrants than New York or Los Angeles? And how does it house them without expanding into rural areas?
The Economist
August 12, 2003, 2pm PDT
There's a lot of buzz nowadays about therapeutic gardens.
American Society Of Landscape Architects
August 12, 2003, 1pm PDT
The authors of this academic article challenge conventional wisdom regarding the economic inefficiency of recent urban development patterns.
Harvard University
August 12, 2003, 12pm PDT
The casualty rate from tire-blowout related incidents peaks in the hottest months of summer in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Arizona Republic
August 12, 2003, 9am PDT
Reiscast interviews William Hudnut on the prospects of urban revitalization, based today's economic environment and demographic changes.
August 12, 2003, 6am PDT
The perks of being deemed historic, such as huge property-tax breaks and increased property value attracts a burgeoning number of neighborhoods.
The Arizona Republic
August 12, 2003, 4am PDT
The Sierra Club announced its opposition to the nomination of Governor Mike Leavitt for EPA Administrator because of his anti-environmental record as Governor of Utah.
Sierra Club
August 11, 2003, 10pm PDT
President Bush has selected Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt (R) to head the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2003, 12pm PDT
A famed inventor tests the Segway and, though impressed with the electric scooter, says that it is not suitable for sidewalks.
BBC News
August 11, 2003, 10am PDT
America's aging population will exacerbate existing transportation problems while requiring new approaches to meet changing needs. Pushing beyond the stereotypes of elderly mobility, this analysis looks at a host of emerging issues and pro
The Brookings Institution
August 11, 2003, 9am PDT
Ralph Nader says that public space, universal community services and their historic traditions which bind our nation together are all under assault.
Common Dreams
August 11, 2003, 8am PDT
Census Bureau report highlights some interesting trends about where retirees moving to.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2003, 7am PDT
The thrust of contemporary urban planning might make sense if we were bees or ants. But we aren't, writes Wendell Cox.
Heartland Institute
August 10, 2003, 9am PDT
A recent study shows that a majority of the population of Americans over age 65, will live in suburban settings and be increasingly dependent on cars to get around.
The Boston Globe
August 10, 2003, 5am PDT
A new TRP report on the state of the practice, capabilities, agencyexperience, cost, and bus rider reactions to real-time bus arrivalinformation systems.
Transportation Research Board
August 9, 2003, 5am PDT
Kansans are outraged at a research study that scientifically concludes that the state of Kansas is flatter than a pancake.
The Kansas City Star
August 8, 2003, 2pm PDT
With the imminent threat of increased flooding and erosion, some are wondering if Venice, Italy will be able to sustain itself as a habitable place.
The Boston Globe