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What One Oil Pipeline Spill Every Day Looks Like on a Map

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:00:00 -0800

The recent spill of 210,000 gallons of crude oil from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota was far from an outlier.

A Radical Idea to Help the Homeless: Homeowners Should Open Their Doors

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0800

The mayor of Oakland is challenging homeowners to offer their extra rooms and in-law units to the homeless, with a target to create a modest 100 new permanent supportive housing units.

Report: Melbourne Needs a '30-Minute City'

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800

To counteract the effects of sprawl, a recent report from PricewaterhouseCoopers recommends locating job growth in the city of Melbourne, Australia, in locations outside the city's core.

Editorial: Congress Should Extend, Not End, Tax Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0800

The Seattle Times says there could be no worse time than right now to repeal tax exempt bonds that help finance affordable housing.

Friday Funny: The Most Famous MARTA Bus Ever Was in the Right Place at the Right Time

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0800

Not everything went according to plan in a perfectly planned demolition even in Atlanta over the weekend.

'Community Supported Kitchen' Idea Seeking Support in Portland

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:00:00 -0800

A crowdfunding campaign recently launched to support a new kind of commissary kitchen in Portland.

More 'Free Ride Everywhere Downtown' for San Diego

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0800

The Free Ride Everywhere Downtown (FRED) shuttle system in San Diego is so popular that demand sometimes overwhelms the number of available shuttles. The city has redoubled its commitment to the system.

11 States Launch Resistance to National Park Fee Changes

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800

Eleven attorneys general have sent a letter, and a warning, to the Trump Administration: we'll battle new entrance fees in court if we have to.

Boulder Buying More Open Space

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0800

Boulder is expanding the portfolio of the city's Open Space and Mountain Parks.

What to Expect From the Chicago Transit Authority in its 8th Decade

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0800

Streetsblog Chicago took a look at the big projects reshaping the Chicago Transit Authority, on the occasion of the transit system's 70th anniversary.