Apr 1
Reconnecting with the Capital Waterfront : There is a conspicuous disconnect between Washington, D.C....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Apr 1
Recent Coal Export Trends: Q4 2014 : Late last week, the US Department of Energy released new figures in its quarterly coal export report....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Apr 1
Will Oregon Cook Up a Carbon Tax? : The BC recipe for carbon pricing looks something like this: Take a carbon tax and mix it with corporate and personal income tax reductions; keep it simple; slowly shift the tax burden from income to c...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Apr 1
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Last-Minute Albany Wrangling Delays Speed Cam Bill Until Later This Week (News, CapNY) De Blasio Promises “Ongoing Effort” to Secure Home Rule Over Automated Enforcement (CapNY) Northern Blvd to Get P...
Streetsblog
Apr 1
Tuesday briefing : After buying Gossett site (pictured above), Knoxville developer buys more land in Nashville's North Gulch area. Tennessean Report: Tennessee offered contingent incentives to VW....
Property Scope
Apr 1
A Whale of an International Court Ruling Against Japan : An international court rules that Japan's so-called scientific whale hunts are not science, and thus not allowed under a moratorium....
Dot Earth
Apr 1
The Image of a Grid: Creating a Mental Map of Phoenix, Arizona : If you were asked to get out a pencil and paper and draw your city, what would you include? Maybe a few major roads, a downtown district, a large lake?...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Apr 1
Guest SID.tv: Granary Row, Salt Lake City : Many thanks to our good friend Johnny Sanphillippo for this excellent video. Enjoy!...
Strong Towns
Apr 1
Measuring Downtowns : The Antiplanner’s faithful ally, Wendell Cox, has just released a new compilation of downtown job data....
The Antiplanner
Apr 1
HPD forming task force against ride services : As the Uber and Lyft ride-sharing debate heats up in Houston, HPD has decided to step up enforcement (like this) with a new dedicated task force that has already snagged its first culprits....
Houston Strategies
Mar 31
When Hills Hide Arches : Landforms masquerading as architecture and vice versa seem to dominate a few sets of older images hosted at the Library of Congress....
Bldgblog
Mar 31
When Hills Hide Arches : Landforms masquerading as architecture and vice versa seem to dominate a few sets of older images hosted at the Library of Congress....
BLDGBLOG
Mar 31
NYC: New Citi Bike Data on Individual Trips Shows How Bike-Share Links to Transit : Today, Citi Bike opened up a treasure trove of data on how people are using the system, giving the public access to details of individual trips, featuring information such as starting point, ending po...
Streetsblog
Mar 31
U.N. Climate Report Authors Answer 11 Basic Questions : IPCC scientists answer 11 frequently asked questions about the impacts of global warming....
Dot Earth
Mar 31
NYC: This Week: Vision Zero Town Halls, Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane : It’s a busy week on the livable streets calendar....
Streetsblog
Mar 31
Vacant lot in Fort Sanders sold for $3M-plus : A vacant lot in Fort Sanders has been sold for a hefty price. Campus Advantage, a student housing firm based in Austin, Tex., paid $3.4 million for the 1.66 acre lot between Clinch and Laurel avenues...
Property Scope
Mar 31
NYC: Cuomo Gets His Way, and Transit Riders Get the Shaft : Straphangers pack a train platform in Queens this morning. The $30 million Governor Cuomo diverted from the MTA budget could have been used to address subway overcrowding....
Streetsblog
Mar 31
Greater Places: The emerging Wikipedia for urban planners : Cities have a lot to learn from one another. New “Wikipedia for urban planners” GreaterPlaces helps them do just that....
The City Fix
Mar 31
Monday briefing : Alleyways, of all things, key to Nashville's Lenox Village neighborhood. Tennessean State Street Recycling Center closing in April, to make way for Marble Alley Lofts....
Property Scope
Mar 31
NYC: Speed Cams Eliminated From State Budget But Resurface in Shelly Silver Bill : After Governor Cuomo proposed allowing speed cameras on Long Island and the State Senate recommended expanding New York City’s small, 20-camera program by 160 cameras, the final state budget agreement...
Streetsblog
Mar 31
A New Measure of Food Deserts, Part 2 : Grocery Outlet repalces liquor store by litlnemo, flickr used under CC CREATIVECOMMONS.ORG licensesClark’s post last week on a new WalkScore tool that maps which homes are within a five-minute walk to...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 31
Design Challenge: Reconstruct Canada’s Busiest Transit Hub without Stopping Service : Union Station in Toronto is overdue for a renovation. Last updated in the late 1980′s, it is dated; the connections between the three transit systems are inefficient, and the congesti...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 31
3rd Avenue of Limoilou, Quebec, Canada: The Future of the Mall : The shopping mall is dead, long live the shopping avenue! That is what an article from January 13th, written by Marie-Ève Fournier for the Montreal newspaper La Presse, seeme...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 31
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Defying Legislature, Cuomo Raids $30 Million From MTA in State Budget (CapNY, AMNY, TL, MTR) Speed Cams for NYC and LI Stripped From State Budget (CapNY) Post Picks Up on Speed Cams, Finds They’ve Iss...
Streetsblog
Mar 31
Putting Together a Quality Presentation : Class presentations are an unavoidable part of your school career. Unfortunately, these presentations are often worth a large percentage of your final grade, especially in college courses....
The Wireless Forge
Mar 31
Let’s be pro-transit : My latest at streets.mn is all about positivity: I’ll start by saying I have strong feelings about Southwest LRT. So do some people on this very blog. You probably do too....
Net Density
Mar 31
The Lexus Lane : I penned an opinion piece in the Minnesota Daily about congestion pricing back when I was an undergraduate in civil engineering school....
Strong Towns
Mar 31
Megaprojects Invite Corruption : FBI agents posed as transit-oriented developers willing to bribe the mayor of Charlotte to get his support for a streetcar line, light rail, and related projects....
The Antiplanner
Mar 30
Climate Panel Sees Global Warming Impacts on All Continents, Worse to Come : The new U.N. climate panel report on impacts of global warming sees substantial shifts already under way and much more to come....
Dot Earth
Mar 30
IPCC WG2 report now out : Instead of speculations based on partial drafts and attempts to spin the coverage ahead of time, you can now download the final report of the IPCC WG2: “Climate Change 2014:Impacts, Adaptation, and Vu...
RealClimate
Mar 30
Everyone wants to : Everyone wants to believe in the Mandela-inspired optimism for South Africa. Yesterday we visited Kliptown in Soweto. The poverty is heart-breaking but the people are seemingly friendly to visitors....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Mar 29
The Disappearing Carriage Lot : In a formerly quiet west-side neighborhood, there is a building boom underway....
DenverUrbanism
Mar 29
From Bombay to Mumbai – In Pictures : From A Sleepy Koli fishing hamlet to the financial capital of India, Mumbai has come a long way. The Portugese who were its earlier occupants gave it its name – ‘Bom Bai’ or ‘The Good Bay’....
Urban Planning Blog
Mar 29
How PR Problems start : There are a lot of sources for public relation problems in a company or corporate setting. In many cases these problems can quickly turn from a minor problem to a crisis....
The Wireless Forge
Mar 29
Buy a Home in 4 Easy Steps : Buying a home can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. When you first get started, it may feel like you’ll never get there....
The Wireless Forge
Mar 28
Unforced variations: Mar 2014. Part II : This is mid-month open-thread for all discussions, except those related to Diogenes’ comments. People wanting to discuss with commenter Diogenes should stick to the previous UV thread....
RealClimate
Mar 28
Boston Capital invests in Chicago multifamily community : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceChicago’s Northwood Park neighborhood is about to get a facelift as NHC member Boston Capital has invested in reha...
NHC Open House Blog
Mar 28
NYC: Speed Cam Data: See How Enforcement Drops Off a Cliff Each Afternoon : State law keeps the city’s speed cameras from issuing tickets beyond one hour before and one hour after school events. 20 cameras are allowed by Albany; five are currently operating....
Streetsblog
Mar 28
NYC: The Weekly Carnage : The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs....
Streetsblog
Mar 28
AHC Inc. breaks ground in Alexandria : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceNHC member AHC Inc. broke ground on its first affordable housing development in Alexandria, Va., in February....
NHC Open House Blog
Mar 28
NYC: NYPD and the Press Parrot Driver’s Account of Crash That Killed Lisa Julian : Yesterday’s fatal East Village crash is another example of how NYPD and the press blame deceased pedestrians and cyclists based mostly on the word of the drivers who killed them. “Woman, 47, crossing...
Streetsblog
Mar 28
NYC: Cumbo Calls for Safer Atlantic Ave, and Trottenberg Promises Action : City Council Member Laurie Cumbo with advocates from the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Make Brooklyn Safer, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, New York League of Conservation Vote...
Streetsblog
Mar 28
Rising Seas + Dams + Aquifer Pumping = Delta Blues : Dams, water pumping and global warming are combining to threaten crowded delta regions....
Dot Earth
Mar 28
Weekend Reading 3/28/14 : Jennifer I’ve had a hard time keeping it together while I’ve read the Seattle Times coverage of the Oso mudslide this week, mostly because of the horrific human toll but also because its report...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 28
How To Choose Your Business Equipment Lease Partner : Having decided to get equipment lease financing, do you think you’re ready to find a lease partner for your business? Do you know the factors that should you should consider before making a choice?...
The Wireless Forge
Mar 28
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Transit “Resiliency” Plan; Funding Uncertain (News, Advance) London News Editor on Bike-Share: “Stick With It Through the Twists and Turns” (News) For Third Straight Year, M...
Streetsblog
Mar 28
Friday Fun: Moscow metro’s commuter dogs : Moscow’s canine commuters have become a mystery, and a source of intrigue, for subway users and transport enthusiasts....
The City Fix
Mar 28
The Risky Affair of Cycling in Nairobi, Kenya : 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome first started cycling as a boy in Kenya. Cycling is an equitable and low-cost form of mobility, although it can be a dangerous activity in citi...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 28
Extending and Connecting Dublin’s Luas Tram Service : According to the 2011 census, 55% of commuters in Dublin travel by car or motorbike. The significant remainder of commuters use a variety of modes offered by public transportation. In...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
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