• Daily Headlines for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Public Square | State aid, desire lines, HUD, urban trees, the future in Tukwila, the waterfront in Trenton, the highway in Albany, and gentrification in Seoul.
    With Less State Aid, Localities Look for Ways to Cope Governing — February 20, 2017 In much of the country, states are offering localities less financial help than they were before the recession. That won't change anytime soon. Tracing (and erasing) New York's lines of desire The New Yorker —...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Public Square | Taxes, infrastructure, urban heat, office parks, floating cities, downtown Seattle, village squares, reinvention, and gentrification.
    Bipartisan Hill group wants to talk taxes, infrastructure with Trump ​CNN — February 14, 2017 A bipartisan group of members of Congress wants to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss tax reform and infrastructure investment. Latin America's cities sweat over health risks from urban heat...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    Public Square | Smart cities, green building, ancient urbanism, self-driving cars, urban heat, walkable codes, housing shortages, and buses.
    These Places Lost the Smart Cities Challenge. But They Say They Ended Up Ahead. Governing — February 13, 2017 Neither Austin or Denver won last year’s federal Smart City Challenge. But top officials in both cities say they are already reaping the rewards for competing, anyway. Green Building...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Monday, February 13, 2017

    Public Square | Demolishing freeways, growing suburbs, reducing emissions, painting crosswalks, thinking smarter, filling spaces, and remaking downtowns.
    Why Cities Are Demolishing Freeways The American Conservative — February 13, 2017 Once the urban freeway was unmistakably part of a vision of the future, one in which personal automobiles zipped through neighborhoods without having to stop or interact with the streets above or below The 10 U.S...Read more