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Before Google Maps, This Was How to Drive in L.A. – CityLab

Source: Before Google Maps, This Was How to Drive in L.A. - CityLab

Cities With Good Public Transit Lure New Startups – CityLab

A NEW STUDY FINDS A CLOSE CONNECTION BETWEEN TRANSIT ACCESS AND STARTUPS OF ALL TYPES. Source: Cities With Good Public Transit Lure New Startups -...

The new LA River – Curbed Los Angeles

. Source: The new LA River

Swan boats light up the night at Echo Park Lake | Echo Park | theeastsiderla.com

Source: Swan boats light up the night at Echo Park Lake | Echo Park | theeastsiderla.com

Three Strategies to Keep Placemaking Efforts Organic and Dynamic – Urban Land Magazine

As pop-up outdoor dining and alleyway murals become more commonplace, three speakers at 2019 ULI Florida Summit advocated for a more crafted approach to...

What Will San Diego Look like in 2069? – San Diego Magazine

THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO IS 250! INSTEAD OF LOOKING BACK, WE ASKED EXPERTS TO PREDICT HOW OUR CITY WILL LOOK IN 50 MORE...

What’s a ‘Smart City’ Supposed to Look Like? – CityLab

THE VISION OF THE TECHNOLOGY-POWERED METROPOLIS OF THE FUTURE IS BEING SOLD WITH IMAGES THAT BEAR LITTLE RESEMBLANCE TO THE REAL WORLD. Source: What's...

Pittsburgh’s New Park Will Connect Neighborhoods, But Not All Neighbors Welcome the Union – Next City

$32 MILLION WILL BE DEDICATED TO RECONNECTING PITTSBURGH’S DOWNTOWN AND LOWER HILL DISTRICT, REPORTS THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. AFTER MONTHS OF PLANNING, THE I-579 CAP...

In Trump’s trade war with China, L.A. ports are ground zero – Los Angeles Times

Trump's trade war has thrown a wrench into Southern California's supply chain, starting with ports that handle 48% of containerized China trade. Source: In Trump’s...

Should AOC’s Public Transportation Choices Matter?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ transportation choices are rightly getting attention. The freshman congresswoman representing Queens and the Bronx was called out by the New York Post over...

Las Vegas Gambles on a ‘Smart City’ Technology Makeover

Let it ride: Las Vegas launched a self-driving downtown shuttle service last year, part of a wave of high-tech pilots. John Locher/AP The casino...

Cities from scratch: watch new cities rise from the desert, jungle and sea | Cities | The Guardian

THE HEAD OF THE NEW CITIES LAB AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY HAS DOCUMENTED MORE THAN 100 CITIES THAT HAVE SPRUNG UP ACROSS ASIA AND AFRICA...

Could High-Speed Rail Ease California’s Housing Crisis? See Japan.

The future of California’s ambitious but troubled high-speed rail project is murkier than ever. Always controversial, the California High-Speed Rail (CHSR) project, which promises to...

Federal Transit Funding Is on Track to Dry Up in 2021. Yes, Cities Are Worried.

With the federal government back in operation for three weeks after a historic shutdown, U.S. transportation agencies are breathing short sighs of relief. As...

You Can’t Design Bike-Friendly Cities Without Considering Race and Class

Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings abound, and advocates promote cycling as a way to...

BeltLine a catalyst to making Atlanta more equitable

Three hours after being named as the next president and CEO of Atlanta BeltLine Inc. Wednesday morning, Brian McGowan was having lunch at Ponce...

Santa Monica’s Lincoln Boulevard could get pedestrian-friendly makeover

A long stretch of Lincoln Boulevard through Santa Monica is all set to get a major makeover that will make the street a bit...

L.A. Metro wants to spend $138 million on electric buses. The goal: An emission-free fleet by 2030

Southern California’s biggest transit agency retired its last diesel bus six years ago, capping a 15-year process to replace tailpipes that belched black smoke with...

Architecture’s top 10 for 2016

This was a year in which Los Angeles shook off some ambivalence about its own status as a dense, tall, post-suburban city — and in...

New York’s Cultural Plan Aims to Boost the Arts, and Diversity, In a Gentrifying City

New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs (DLCA) has released CreateNYC, a wide-ranging plan to strengthen the city’s cultural infrastructure, and address the iniquities that...

Time to take a Slow Ride for safety on the L.A. River path

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Christine Mills is a fan of the L.A. River Path, having ridden her bike on it many times. But, as a pedestrian...

Metro Offers Update on Rail-to-River Bike/Ped Path Design; Project to Break Ground Mid-2018

On June 29, Metro held a public update on the Rail-to-River bike and pedestrian path project slated for the Slauson corridor in South L.A.The...

New parklands and a shimmering transit system won’t matter if L.A. doesn’t solve its water woes

 On Nov. 8, Los Angeles voted to invest in infrastructure improvements that will transform the region for generations to come. Where once Angelenos were dependent...

Car, shed … elevator? The Los Angeles art spaces proving smaller is better

Ireceive the text telling me my car was downstairs. Outside waiting for me there’s a metallic gray Ford Crown Victoria, the workhorse American automobile...