Also: Why is Brooklyn shrinking, and what’s so tough about congestion pricing?
Also: Transparency for Florida’s justice system, and land conservancies enter the city.
Some eco-minded groups that traditionally focus on rural conservation are turning their attention to urban areas, in an effort to combat inequality and sprawl.
Also: How the self-driving dream might become a nightmare, and the people who pretend to be wolves.
Also: The unhappy states of America, and how school choice affects gentrification.
A 2014 fire in Clarkesville, Georgia, was “the worst nightmare for someone who’s in downtown development.” But the recovery launched an essential conversation about what the town square should be.
Also: Mapping America’s loneliest roads, and climate change won’t make people nicer.
Also: The latest on Miami’s bridge collapse, and why scooter-sharing could actually be a big deal.
Also: Loving and fearing Amazon Go, and the selfishness of mapping apps.
Also: The case against arming teachers, and the unhelpful ways cities talk about bike helmets.
Also: L.A. taps the breaks on freeway expansion, and mapping Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane exodus.
Also: Mayors make a plan for net neutrality, and an affordable boost for “granny flats.”
Hold the concrete. These prefab plastic platforms are helping cities experiment with bus infrastructure, without spending so much time and money.
Also: Silicon Valley notices the heartland, and the connection between two-way streets and gentrification.
As local politicians attempt to keep government from grinding to a halt, they need the support of an involved citizenry.
Also: Suburban retail’s ticking time bomb, and DOJ’s new test for “sanctuary” laws.
Also: “White flight” in America’s suburbs, and perusing D.C.’s Metro gift shop.
Also: The geography of Millennial talent, and the next test for bail reform.
Also: What Airbnb did to New York City, and why you should cut streetcars some slack.
Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.