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June 10, 2021, 11am PDT
The plaintiffs in one of the nation's first court cases over employer-required COVID vaccinations are among the heroes of the pandemic—nurses fighting to remain unvaccinated. Houston Methodist Hospital suspended unvaccinated employees on June 6.
JD Supra
June 7, 2021, 6am PDT
The increasing investment value of real estate has led to tangible changes in the way buildings are designed and function, one author argues.
Fast Company
June 3, 2021, 8am PDT
Access (the ease of reaching desired destinations) is a key factor in transport, sustainability, and urban planning. This new study applies multimodal accessibility analysis to 4 modes in 117 cities in 6 countries, illustrated graphically.
NPJ Urban Sustainability
June 3, 2021, 6am PDT
The "universal visitation law of human mobility" documented in a newly published study in Nature offers predictive power for urban mobility in addition to empirical validation of Central Place Theory.
Vice
June 2, 2021, 11am PDT
Mining jobs needed to produce the metals for processing into battery parts used to build electric vehicles in America will not be developed in the U.S. but in Australia, Brazil and Canada, mainly to avoid battles with environmentalists.
Reuters
June 1, 2021, 12pm PDT
Learn more about twelve AAPI leaders who have designed buildings and skylines, influenced the built environment, shaped U.S. history, and advocated for communities and residents.
Planning Magazine
May 19, 2021, 8am PDT
New research indicates a positive association between overall cycling levels and ridership rates for women-identified riders.
Streetsblog USA
May 14, 2021, 5am PDT
Is the lesson from the Seychelles, an African archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean, that all COVID-19 vaccines are not the same? If so, that could spell trouble for other countries relying on the Sinopharm and Covishield vaccines.
Bloomberg News
May 11, 2021, 8am PDT
Examples from around the world showing that the popular theory often doesn't hold up present powerful implications for commons management.
Aeon
May 10, 2021, 9am PDT
As climate change heightens the risk of intense drought periods, a new framework can help scientists better understand the interconnected causes and effects of drought.
Eos
May 4, 2021, 12pm PDT
So much for vaccines enabling the U.S. to achieve the cherished goal of herd immunity for COVID-19. It is becoming increasingly clear to many public health experts that likely will not happen, according to a New York Times global health reporter.
The New York Times
May 2, 2021, 9am PDT
Bloomberg News' 'Evening Briefing' on April 29 looked at the global pandemic, noting the horrific scenes in India, Brazil's rising death toll, and added, "Coronavirus mutations are also wreaking havoc in America." Oregon is their focus.
Bloomberg News
April 22, 2021, 7am PDT
With the urban exodus hysteria of the early pandemic in the rearview mirror, urban apologists are staking high ground on urban soil.
Bloomberg Green+CityLab
April 12, 2021, 7am PDT
The CDC announced on April 7 that a coronavirus variant first detected in the U.K is now dominant in the U.S. "In some ways, we're almost in a new pandemic," said one prominent public health expert earlier about the more transmissible variant.
The New York Times
April 8, 2021, 9am PDT
With ridership at record lows and agencies struggling to stay afloat, public transit around the world will need robust investment to recover after the pandemic.
The New York Times
April 8, 2021, 7am PDT
The methodology calls for authentic participation and a willingness to engage stakeholders in a "collaborative and empathic" placemaking process.
Common Edge
April 4, 2021, 11am PDT
An argument for the long-term cultural and economic viability of the city, even after the pandemic.
Vox
April 4, 2021, 5am PDT
Public health experts may speculate about whether the U.S. is headed for a fourth surge or moderate increase in cases, but the resurgence is well underway in Michigan where the virus was spreading the fastest. Only N.Y. has more daily infections.
Bridge Michigan
March 30, 2021, 12pm PDT
Dr. Rochelle Walensky sounded the alarm during the White House COVID-19 Response Team's press briefing on Monday, warning Americans that the pandemic trajectory in the United States is the same as in Europe. The latter is experiencing a third wave.
CIDRAP News
March 29, 2021, 12pm PDT
Public transit cities around the world are operating well below pre-pandemic ridership levels, with many cutting service and no real clear idea about how and when a recovery will begin.
The New York Times