January 19, 2017, 1pm PST
It might seem obvious that vacant homes attract crime and other noxious elements to surrounding properties, but researchers are still working to quantify those external costs.
January 19, 2017, 12pm PST
New "Data Sharing Principles," by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), provide guidance for municipalities hoping to make use of new data sharing opportunities.
National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
January 19, 2017, 8am PST
Poverty and inequality are bad things, but what happens when they coincide? A new study points to a startling increase in the number of U.S. counties suffering from both problems.
January 19, 2017, 7am PST
Charles Marohn of Strong Towns makes the case that whoever's in the White House, simply increasing federal spending on infrastructure isn't the wisest move.
January 19, 2017, 6am PST
With the federal funding situation uncertain, water utilities are left in widely varying financial positions. Comparing local utilities across six metrics paints a grim picture.
January 18, 2017, 10am PST
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruled that existing technology allows for increased efficiency in model years 2022 to 2025. The 2011 rule to achieve 54.5 mpg by 2025 required a 'midterm evaluation' to see if the final target was achievable.
The Washington Post - Energy and Environment
January 18, 2017, 8am PST
The rise of white nationalist politics has many implications for the ideas of a just city.
January 18, 2017, 7am PST
The Obama Administration's Department of the Interior released their report on coal mining on federal lands just days before the Trump team takes office.
January 18, 2017, 5am PST
Access to healthcare and city or suburban lifestyles seem to be tied to a longer life.
January 16, 2017, 2pm PST
2017 will be a big year for transit openings around North America. What will come in the years to follow has a lot to do with the Trump Administration.
January 16, 2017, 9am PST
The country's first "clean coal" facility has also been described as "the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture system."
January 16, 2017, 5am PST
A list of the ways cities will resist the anti-urban politics of the populist movements represented by President-elect Donald Trump and Brexit.
January 15, 2017, 7am PST
The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) has prohibited local municipalities from painting a blue line down the middle of streets near police stations. State and local governments are pushing back, saying the prohibition "defies common sense."
January 14, 2017, 1pm PST
Ben Brown on placemaking implications of today's politics
January 14, 2017, 11am PST
A participant in some of Seattle's most consequential planning processes puts out a call for a more inclusive use of language.
January 14, 2017, 9am PST
It's surprisingly common to find cities where land is worth more than buildings. Start with California, for instance.
January 13, 2017, 12pm PST
Karen Parolek discusses the 'Missing Middle' that is too often overlooked in discussions about affordable housing.
January 13, 2017, 11am PST
Similar violation but new player—Fiat Chrysler, accused by U.S. EPA of willfully violating emissions standards for certain models of diesel Jeeps and Ram pickups. The charge comes a day after DOJ settled civil and criminal suits with Volkswagen.
January 13, 2017, 9am PST
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced another round of Choice Neighborhood grants in December, awarding five communities a total of $132 million in grant funding.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
January 13, 2017, 6am PST
Yeah, this is a weird one.