Fracking bans: Should Pacific Northwest cities ban fracked gas in new buildings?
Helpful data: Spin plans to provide e-scooter data to help build safer streets.
Unsprawling the Garden State: New Jersey wants to undo its sprawl.
Traditional street vending: Is Delhi’s book market too messy for the modern day?
Changing modes: In Washington, D.C., commuters are driving less and using more transit.
Temporary household growth: Household sizes in America are growing for the first time in 160 years.
Smog valley: In California, residents in the Central Valley are terrified at the prospect of more pollution do to the occupant of the White House’s awful environmental priorities.
Denver’s big rezone: A zoning change in Downtown Denver could greatly change the city’s skyline.
Highway avoided: Vancouver settles on not elevating a street to a highway.
1% benefits: With coming census tract changes, “opportunity zone” boundaries could end up changing soon.
Blocking the snatchers: The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement have not been able to secure rights at airports in Bellingham and Everett to deport undocumented immigrants.
Bangladesh’s forgotten: The world’s biggest refugee camp is becoming a functional city.
Withering away: An iceberg bigger than Los Angeles broke off of the Antarctic shelf.
North Shore transit: The British Columbia government will begin planning work for high capacity transit in North Vancouver.
Grand opening: The Expedia campus in Smith Cove opens to the first staff on Monday ($).
The 1970s haunt: Who’s afraid of the pedestrian mall?
Rename CHH: Capitol Hill Housing is thinking about a new name.
Fare capping: Fares increases on BC Ferries will be capped at 2.3% annually through 2024.
Pushing people: Tacoma’s parks district has decided to ban tents in parks.
SOV is SOV: At the behest of the federal government, Virginia is finally kicking single-occupant vehicles out of high occupancy vehicle lanes.
Banking on SFRs: How did corporations quickly snap up single-family residential properties to rent them across America?
Lacking inclusive growth: The Rust Belt highlights the inclusive growth problem in America.
Be like China: China is opening new rail projects big and small across the country at a fast pace.
Real environmentalism: Environmental review and appeals led to California canceling a high desert freeway project.
Okay, do it: The United States Environmental Protection Agency has threatened California that it would force the state to spend highway money on transit.
Counterintuitive: “Cool” reflective pavement in Los Angeles may actually be the opposite on hot days.
Courtyard housing: Using a courtyard approach, more family units will be able to be developed in a Vancouver multifamily project.