More housing: The Biden administration has a simple message and that is to build more housing.
Gas station moratorium: Rancho Cucamonga has put a temporary moratorium on new gas stations.
New Orleans reinvestment: A mixed-used mega-development district is planned for New Orleans.
Deflating: Lumber prices are falling back to Earth and concerns of inflation are deflating ($).
Green mass timber: A 19-story Passive House and mass timber residential tower is planned in Vancouver.
Thoughtful open streets: Some aspects of open streets have left disabled people behind. What can cities do to make sure that doesn’t happen?
A little progress: In Renton, King County is taking over a hotel to offer shelter to people experiencing homelessness ($).
A good finding: A new study suggest that new bike lanes aren’t associated with displacement of Black, Indigenous, and people of color.
No new roads: The Welsh government is scrapping new road building and wants to focus on sustainable transportation investments.
America’s socialist big city?: A socialist pushed out an incumbent in the Democratic primary for Buffalo mayor.
Go car-free: Researchers say for cities to survive, they need to become car-free.
Renter protections: Katie Wilson explores whether or not renter protections reduce the rental housing supply.
Unpaid fines: Washington will no longer revoke driver’s licenses over unpaid fines.
Transfer of ownership: Oregon is handing over 82nd Avenue and $80 million in funding over to Portland, allowing the orphaned highway to become a street.
Old is new: Daniel Herriges explains how the best “new” ideas in planning are really just old ones.
Assistance is flowing: In Maryland, federal rental assistance is finally flowing, but will it be enough and timely?
Green Boise: Boise has adopted a new climate action plan and hopes to become carbon-neutral by 2050.
Revamping a Philly plaza: A dull plaza near Philadelphia’s famed city hall is planned to get significant improvements for pedestrians, bikes, and transit.
Real bad: Just how bad is the drought in the Western United States ($)?
Deal or no deal?: Is a federal transportation spending plan coming together and what will it do?
Inching forward: Texas Central has secured contractors for the company’s high-speed rail project, but what about funding?
Slow it down: Alissa Walker says New York doesn’t need new bike helmet laws, it needs slower streets to prevent injuries and deaths.
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