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October 19, 2020, 12pm PDT
Another corruption scandal involving a Los Angeles city councilmember highlights the urgent need for major planning changes in the city.
Los Angeles Times
October 11, 2020, 11am PDT
The coronavirus has upended urban life, but it also provides an opportunity to look to new and innovative redesign of cities in the future.
The Guardian
October 7, 2020, 11am PDT
Pilot programs can offer useful insight to decisionmakers, but they need to be done for the right reasons and with clear goals and plans.
Smart Cities Dive
September 21, 2020, 9am PDT
Research shows that road asphalt exposed to heat and sunlight may eventually become a significant emissions source.
The Guardian
September 8, 2020, 12pm PDT
New transportation research measures the impact of commercial vehicles as drivers search for parking on city streets.
Citymetric
August 31, 2020, 12pm PDT
Transportation demand models offer predictions that are used to make important decisions, but their accuracy is questionable. The real issue, however, might be about the goals of planning and how urban life and livability are quantified.
Vice Magazine
August 31, 2020, 10am PDT
Wildfires in California and Colorado are spewing out smoke that is traveling to other parts of the country. The health effects of the dirty air are substantial, and they could last long after the fires are out.
Inside Climate News
August 31, 2020, 9am PDT
For low-income renters, security deposits can be a hurdle they cannot overcome. Cincinnati's “renters’ choice” program aims to help with that challenge by providing alternatives to traditional security deposits.
Huffpost
August 31, 2020, 6am PDT
Trades groups demanded provisions in housing bills that ultimately will stymie the construction of much-needed affordable housing in the state.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 30, 2020, 9am PDT
An undercount is likely this year, particularly in communities that are traditionally underrepresented. As a result, cities will not have access to crucial federal funds over the next decade.
Politico