United States

August 27, 2003, 10am PDT
The Interagency Council on Homelessness is charged with the ambitious task of ending chronic homelessness in ten years.
The Economist
August 27, 2003, 7am PDT
Many cities have higher ozone levels on weekends even though nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions go down 10 to 40 percent on weekends.
Tech Central Station
August 26, 2003, 2pm PDT
How healthy is your city? A survey ranks 10 zones and 125 cities.
Organic Style
August 26, 2003, 6am PDT
In efforts to win over swing voters in the Pacific Northwest, Bush tours forest fires and responds vaguely to environmental activists.
The Chicago Tribune
August 25, 2003, 2pm PDT
New report ranks top metro areas with the worst air pollution, and concludes that half of all Americans are breathing unhealthy air.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
August 25, 2003, 1pm PDT
For some, HOAs are a dream come true. For others who run afoul of the rules, HOAs can be a nightmare. Is this the ultimate NIMBYism?
Bankrate.com
August 25, 2003, 11am PDT
The EPA is about to issue a controversial rule for the nation's dirtiest power plants, forcing a new nose-wrinkling debate.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 25, 2003, 10am PDT
To reduce elderly driver crashes, we will need to "redesign the suburbs" and provide alternative transportation choices for Americans.
The Washington Post Writers Group
August 25, 2003, 8am PDT
This editorial is sceptical of the Bush administration's "Healthy Forests" initiative and says the changes to the Clean Air Act are of "dubious value."
The Guardian Unlimited
August 25, 2003, 7am PDT
While the founders of New Urbanism are still going strong, a new organization is connecting the next generation of leaders of the movement.
Planetizen
August 25, 2003, 6am PDT
The Bush administration plans to open a huge loophole in the Clean Air Act.
The Guardian Unlimited
August 23, 2003, 3pm PDT
A Census report "indicates that the 'white flight' of the early 1990s is not so white anymore."
USA Today
August 23, 2003, 1pm PDT
While the nation's cities try to develop successful strategies for growth, rural America is finding hundreds of inventive ways to add to its appeal.
Smart City
August 23, 2003, 11am PDT
Low funding and attempts to gut environmental rules are blocking the Transportation Equity Act.
Las Vegas Sun
August 23, 2003, 7am PDT
Cambodia's Ministry of Tourism is preparing grandiose plans for a million-dollar theme park on a former notorious Khmer Rouge.
International Herald Tribune
August 22, 2003, 1pm PDT
Mixed-use projects get a lukewarm review in comparison to the financial rewards from conventional projects.
National Real Estate Investor
August 22, 2003, 11am PDT
An Urban Land Institue policy forum examines London's congestion pricing and the implications of imposing fees to drive downtown.
Urban Land Institute
August 22, 2003, 10am PDT
Which U.S. city can rightly claim the title of "Ecotopia?"
Grist Magazine
August 22, 2003, 8am PDT
Concerned about its public image, Wal-Mart has hired consultants to conduct "reputation research." Suggested remedies include radio and television ads.
The New York Times
August 21, 2003, 3pm PDT
The Ohio River's thousand-mile run offers scientists fresh insights into the health of America's waterways, pollution threats, and troubled aquatic life.
The Christian Science Monitor