Washington eviction wave: A large wave of evictions are likely in much of Washington next month if existing state moratoriums expire.
Pipes blocked: Two major pipeline projects in America have been blocked.
Dining piazzas: New York City is creating “piazzas” for outdoor dining on city streets in the age of Covid.
Re-inventing the mall: Bloomberg CityLab looks at how malls are converting space into housing and mixed-use.
Subdividing commercial space: How could subdividing commercial spaces help cities?
Quick-build bus lanes: Washington, D.C. is rolling out quick-build bus lanes in response to Covid.
Right-to-purchase policy: San Francisco is trialing a “right-to-purchase” law that empowers existing renters to collectively purchase buildings put to sale first in an effort to lower gentrification displacement.
Free transit: A proposed federal program could pilot free local transit programs.
Facilitate street vendors: Streetsblog USA highlights why street vendors must be a part of our post-quarantine streets.
Affordable Singapore: Singapore has a very robust affordable, public housing program, but how does it also have one of the highest housing ownership rates?
Decongestion pricing pilot: Los Angeles is going to pilot decongestion pricing on freeways during peak hours beginning in 2021.
Expediting transit projects: Ontario has passed an expedited planning, design, and construction law for transit that will particularly aid Toronto subway expansion.
Re-envisioning streets: What could Manhattan be like if cars were largely banned from streets ($)?
Lidding Richmond: Richmond, Virginia is planning to build a highway lid over I-95 with a mix of uses to reconnect neighborhoods.
Shortcomings: NYC Streetsblog highlights how open streets aren’t working for everyone.
Not resilient: Why is the sales tax devastating to cities that heavily rely upon it as a funding source?
Don’t be Sweden: Sweden’s approach to dealing with Covid is a cautionary tale ($).
Modular housing: San Francisco is using a new model of modular housing for permanent supportive housing ($) that is faster and cheaper to construct.
Suspended raised: Pay raises for King County transit operators could be cut to save jobs and service ($).
Long-term housing: Lisbon has a plan to reclaiming affordable housing from Airbnb.
River cleanup: A Port of Seattle project to build a new park has begun on the banks of the Duwamish River.
Negligent planning: Most highway projects appear to fail to account for the effects of induced demand in the planning process.
Rise of the bus: Ridership on buses in New York City is higher than subway ridership for the first time ($).
Zoning debate: Chuck Marohn makes a conservative case for abolishing single-family zoning.
Consolidate: With the impacts of Covid being widely felt in the San Francisco Bay Area, there is a renewed effort to consolidate the dozens of transit agencies.