06:31 PM
Video: The Northwest’s “Bomb Trains” : I’m excited to share this just-released Vice News video piece about the threats of oil trains in the Pacific Northwest: “The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail: Bomb Trains.” Spencer Chumbley and Ni...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
04:45 PM
NYC: Eyes on the Street: Carving Up Morningside Avenue for a Road Diet : Morningside Avenue Road Diet 1st cut!...
Streetsblog
03:30 PM
NYC: This Week: Vision Zero Online Deadline, First Summer Streets : The middle of the week has the important street safety events, with an important deadline to submit ideas to the Vision Zero map coming up on Thursday....
Streetsblog
02:04 PM
NYC: Got a Parking Problem? David Greenfield’s Purported Solution Won’t Fix It : Six months ago, when Council Member David Greenfield got the chair of the land use committee, it looked like a bad sign for parking reform in New York City....
Streetsblog
11:31 AM
U.S. Coal Exports Eroding Domestic Greenhouse Gains : Continuing rise in U.S. exports of coal work against domestic reductions in CO2 emissions....
Dot Earth
11:03 AM
Milan’s Zaha Hadid “City Life” Project Lacks Cultural Authenticity & Inclusiveness : Even if architects and urban planners occasionally get wrapped up in their own ideas, the city is and has to be built for its citizens....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
11:01 AM
How A Group of Journalists Are Promoting the Suburbs of Paris, Île-de-France : They adopted a slogan that sounds like a magical remedy and they promise to send people exclusive information by email....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
09:19 AM
Poll: Are Voters Warming to a Carbon Tax? : istockThe pollsters themselves seemed surprised by new findings that majorities of Americans would support a carbon tax....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
09:19 AM
There’s Plenty of Room at Hotel California : Pretend you’re the governor of Oregon or Washington, or the head of a key committee in the state legislature in Salem or Olympia....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
09:10 AM
In photos: Cable car system takes transport to new heights in Bolivia : Residents of the La Paz/El Alto Metropolitan area now have a new option for navigating the region’s mountainous geography....
The City Fix
08:46 AM
A New Vision for Pennsylvania Avenue : Pennsylvania Avenue today / National Capital Planning Commission Pennsylvania Avenue has one of the nation’s most famous addresses – The White House, at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
08:38 AM
On liability : The next time someone mindlessly shouts “liability” as a way to defend the status quo, don’t argue. Call their bluff....
Strong Towns
08:32 AM
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Potential Citi Bike Expansion Timeline: Double the Size by 2017 (NYT) Will Riders Pay for the $12 Billion Shortfall in the MTA Capital Program?...
Streetsblog
07:49 AM
Questions about the northeast water supply plan : Over at streets.mn, I ask some questions about the Met Council’s new northeast metro water supply plan.  Here is a big one: Where is the conservation alternative?...
Net Density
03:02 AM
Because Exclusive Bus Lanes Aren’t Expensive Enough : Los Angeles transit officials are eagerly contemplating the opportunity to spend money converting the Orange bus-rapid transit line into a light-rail line....
The Antiplanner
Jul 26
NATO's Underground Roman Super-Quarry : [Image: An entrance to the quarry in Kanne; photo by Nick Catford via Subterranean Britannica]....
Bldgblog
Jul 26
NATO's Underground Roman Super-Quarry : [Image: An entrance to the quarry in Kanne; photo by Nick Catford via Subterranean Britannica]....
BLDGBLOG
Jul 26
Landmarks of the Chinese Cryosphere : Nicola Twilley of Edible Geography (and also my wife) spent a large part of this past winter exploring the world of artificial refrigeration in China for The New York Times....
Bldgblog
Jul 26
Landmarks of the Chinese Cryosphere : Nicola Twilley of Edible Geography (and also my wife) spent a large part of this past winter exploring the world of artificial refrigeration in China for The New York Times....
BLDGBLOG
Jul 25
New Approach to Being There: ‘Fan-bots’ Will Cheer Korean Baseball Team : Cheer on your baseball team through a "fan-bot" set in the stands as you watch and tweet on your phone....
Dot Earth
Jul 25
Fresh Focus on Siberian Permafrost as Second Hole is Reported : A report of a second odd hole in the Siberian permafrost draws fresh attention to the warming Russian tundra....
Dot Earth
Jul 25
NYC: The Citi Bike Deal Is Great News for Other Cities Too : Bay Area Bike Share, shown here in San Jose, is one of several systems that should be able to fulfill expansion plans quicker after REQX Ventures acquires a controlling stake in Alta Bicycle Share....
Streetsblog
Jul 25
A Technicolor Sea of Nemophilas : Nemophilas / Kobaken on Flickr Imagine being immersed in a sea of blue, but on land....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Jul 25
Beneath the Forest, Buildings : [Image: Photo by Heiko Prumers, courtesy of LiveScience]. Architectural remains that pre-date the Amazon rainforest have been found beneath the trees in Bolivia and Brazil....
Bldgblog
Jul 25
The Most Indoors : [Image: Inside NYC's old post office, Instagram by BLDGBLOG]....
Bldgblog
Jul 25
Beneath the Forest, Buildings : [Image: Photo by Heiko Prumers, courtesy of LiveScience]. Architectural remains that pre-date the Amazon rainforest have been found beneath the trees in Bolivia and Brazil....
BLDGBLOG
Jul 25
The Most Indoors : [Image: Inside NYC's old post office, Instagram by BLDGBLOG]....
BLDGBLOG
Jul 25
Friday News Digest : This FND has gotten away from me.....so sorry....
Strong Towns
Jul 25
Bunker Simulations : [Image: A replica of the Nazis' Atlantic Wall defenses in Scotland; photo via Stirling 2014]....
Bldgblog
Jul 25
NYC: One Mindblowing Fact Missing From BuzzFeed’s Port Authority Listicle : Earlier this week, BuzzFeed gleaned some fun facts about the Hudson River bridges and tunnels from a Port Authority data dump on the number of eastbound automobiles, buses, and trucks....
Streetsblog
Jul 25
Bunker Simulations : [Image: A replica of the Nazis' Atlantic Wall defenses in Scotland; photo via Stirling 2014]....
BLDGBLOG
Jul 25
Pacific Rim Coal Prices Continue to Tumble : Newcastle coal futures prices, August 2014 contract. In case you don’t check the coal futures markets every day, you may have missed the news that international coal prices recently reached a multi-ye...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Jul 25
The New Oil Patch: Rail Lines in Albany and Elsewhere : The oil boom in the West is creating traffic jams of oil trains in New York's Hudson Valley....
Dot Earth
Jul 25
NYC: No Homicide Charge for Unlicensed Curb-Jumping Driver Who Killed SI Woman : A motorist who crashed on a Staten Island sidewalk was charged by District Attorney Dan Donovan with driving without a license and drug possession, but not for killing one pedestrian and hospitalizing...
Streetsblog
Jul 25
Glass Buildings, A Past Perfect Trend in Athens, Greece : From rural to urban, and from marble to glass, the history of the contemporary city of Athens has been vigorous, exciting and sometimes contradictory....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Jul 25
Transit and Congestion : The Antiplanner was apparently exposed to a bad cold when traveling last week and didn’t feel up to writing a timely post for this morning....
The Antiplanner
Jul 25
Friday Fun: Two cities’ bold plans to make cars obsolete : Helsinki’s “mobility on demand” system will integrate a variety of transport options and could make car ownership obsolete....
The City Fix
Jul 25
It’s a huge weekend for US transit openings : Mid summer is prime time for big transit openings, and this weekend is a doozy. Three big projects around the US are opening today or tomorrow.   Left: Denver Union Station photo by Ryan Dravitz....
DenverUrbanism
Jul 25
NYC: Today’s Headlines : There’s a $12 Billion Shortfall in the Next MTA Capital Plan (Crain’s, CapTon, CapNY) The Times Looks at Traffic Safety in the Wake of Vigil for Jean Chambers Bicyclist Critically Injured by MTA Bus D...
Streetsblog
Jul 25
Why Washington State Should Adopt a BC-style Carbon Tax : Editor’s Note: Washington’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce is on the job, weighing alternative carbon-pricing proposals....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Jul 25
Weekend Reading 7/25/14 : Alan Oregonians will vote in November on whether to adopt open, top-two primaries like California and Washington....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Jul 24
The Museum At The Bottom Of The Sea : [Image: Photo by Martin Siegel/Society of Maritime Archaeology, via Der Spiegel]....
Bldgblog
Jul 24
The Museum At The Bottom Of The Sea : [Image: Photo by Martin Siegel/Society of Maritime Archaeology, via Der Spiegel]....
BLDGBLOG
Jul 24
Envy : GDP (in some form such as per capita, real per capita, real per capita change, etc.) is the widely used proxy for an area's well-offness....
Peter Gordon's Blog
Jul 24
Help Value the World’s Ecosystem Services : ASLA 2011 Professional Analysis and Planning Honor Award....
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Jul 24
NYC: Affordable Bus and Subway Fares Are Still Worth Fighting For : Photo: Infinite Jeff via Flickr creative commons When the MTA introduced the 30-day unlimited-ride MetroCard in 1998, it cost $63....
Streetsblog
Jul 24
Glamour in streetscapes : A while ago I attended an Urban Land Institute event on development trends in Fairfax’s Mosaic District....
Market Urbanism
Jul 24
Podcast Show 183: Santiago Garces : Santiago Garces, who heads the Data, Performance and Innovation program at the city of South Bend, talks with Chuck about how technology can help local governments do more with less....
Strong Towns
Jul 24
Fair Housing and the Data Paradox : by Patrick Reed, National Housing ConferenceIn a push for crowd-sourced innovation and better transparency, federal agencies are opening up their data vaults to the public, substantially...
NHC Open House Blog
Jul 24
J.P. Morgan Chase pledges additional $100 million for Detroit recovery efforts : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing Conference NHC Leadership Circle member J.P....
NHC Open House Blog
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