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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...

For Students in Baltimore, Getting to School Can Be a Scary Ride

On Friday, Bryonna Harris was taking a city bus back from Frederick Douglass High School to her home in Northeast Baltimore. But on that...

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...

If the Economy Is So Great, Why Are Car Loan Defaults at a Record High?

To live and work in much of the U.S., access to a car is virtually a requirement. Jobs, shops, doctors, and daycare are often...

Technopolis

From electric scooters to the gig economy, technology is reshaping the way people live and work in cities. But these changes often happen without...

Think of California High-Speed Rail as an $11 Billion Streetcar

Not canceled! High-speed rail is, in fact, already under construction in Fresno, California. Rich Pedroncelli/AP California Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to complete only a...

Can a Light Rail Train Link a Divided City?

A woman rides a light rail train in Jerusalem. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters Part cultural tour, part social activism, a project called Dissolving Boundaries uses Jerusalem's...

With Trains Like Schwebebahn, No Wonder Germans Love Public Transit

The Schwebebahn runs 18 trains per direction, per hour during the day, making it more frequent than just about any transit line in the...

Mapping the Growing Gap Between Job Seekers and Employers

Good news: America’s cities have plenty of jobs. Bad news: Many of the people who want them don’t live anywhere nearby. A new analysis by...

Mexico’s ‘Mayan Train’ Is Bound for Controversy

The $6.5 billion Mayan Train would be Mexico's most ambitious passenger rail project in decades. Press Office Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador President Andrés Manuel...

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...

Dig Your Crazy Tunnel, Elon Musk!

Let’s get one thing straight: The Tesla-in-a-tunnel that Elon Musk unveiled to reporters on Tuesday night in Los Angeles was not a “train,” although...

L.A. Joins the Growing Battle Over Location Data

A monitor advertises a new global forecasting system at the IBM booth at CES International. John Locher/AP Los Angeles is taking the Weather Channel...

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...

An Italian City Will Pay Residents to Ride Bikes

The southern Italian city of Bari is keen to get more of its citizens cycling to work. So keen, in fact, that it’s prepared...