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Yesterday
Eminent urban scholar Richard Sennett populates Building and Dwelling with rich discussions of history, philosophy, and theory—as well as strolls through contemporary cities.
Los Angeles Review of Books
2 days ago
Last month the Trump administration directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to require grid operators to purchase power from aging coal and nuclear power plants, enabling them to keep operating as a matter of "national security." Regulators disagree.
InsideClimate News
5 days ago
Low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks can be a great solution for IoT applications that have low data rates, require long battery lives, use low-cost modules and operate in remote locations. These networks can support many different services for cities
Iot Times
5 days ago
It's getting hot out there. Plant all the trees.
YouTube
5 days ago
To reach goals in reducing emissions, Gates's group is looking to invest in technology that can provide energy in efficient ways by supplying clean power when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing.
Quartz
June 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Pre-signals offer the benefit of a dedicated lane on smaller streets that can't accommodate a dedicated bus lane.
CityLab
June 9, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study finds that bus service determines bus ridership.
CityLab
June 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
But it's still not enough to produce a net reduction in emissions from energy production.
Quartz
June 8, 2018, 11am PDT
The need to slash emissions from buildings is increasingly urgent, and critics say LEED won't get us there.
CityLab
June 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
Japan prioritizes technological advancement to grow its economy.
Reuters
June 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
From garbage pickers to tamale sellers, workers in the informal economy can account for half the workforce in developing cities. They should be respected as an important constituency.
City Lab
June 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
Two new reports on the outlook of electric vehicles paint a bright future for the new technology. No country is more critical than China, where policies will force global auto companies to invest in clean technology if they want to have a future.
CNBC
Feature
May 31, 2018, 5am PDT
Planetizen is pleased to present the best of the latest crop of mobile apps by planners and for planners.
James Brasuell
May 29, 2018, 8am PDT
Memorial Day gas prices are the highest since 2014, The rising price of gas has already negated the tax savings from last year's tax cuts bill for low-income Americans. Retaining fuel economy standards would increase energy security.
The Fuse
May 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Analysts expect electric buses to be cheaper to operate than diesel buses by 2019.
Smart Cities Dive
May 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
The tiniest house anyone has ever seen.
Science Daily
May 22, 2018, 5am PDT
So you think you're a transit expert?
The Guardian
May 21, 2018, 10am PDT
Climate change is only part of the story, but humans have left a detectable footprint on the distribution of the global water supply.
Grist
May 21, 2018, 8am PDT
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy weighs in on the hottest topic in alternative transportation.
Mashable
May 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
Providing user experience in self-driving cars offers an under-appreciated business opportunity.
Quartz