• Daily Headlines for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Public Square | Water conservation, starchitect honors, road fatalities, smart cities, Black Bottom, Hazel Park, H Street, and gentrification.
    In arid Southwest, cities expand but use less water Christian Science Monitor — February 28, 2017 Phoenix reduced its residential water consumption in the past decade despite a 23 percent rise in population. Las Vegas recycles water from indoor drains and outdoor fountains. 3 Win the Pritzker, Long...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Public Square | Cafe urbanism, transit hubs, federal spending, smart cities, transit ridership, growing downtowns, hype, breweries, and gentrification.
    The Limits of Café Urbanism Governing — March 1, 2017 Picture yourself on a bustling commercial street in a hip neighborhood of a newly revived city. You cruise the sidewalk, checking out the businesses that line the glitziest block or two. Cities embrace ‘transit hubs’ to boost business, jobs...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Monday, February 27, 2017

    Public Square | Traffic deaths, speed limits, smart cities, infrastructure plans, transit ridership, ramps, houses, transportation, and resort urbanism.
    As traffic deaths soar, cities pursue lower speed limits to eliminate fatalities The Washington Post — February 25, 2017 Jurisdictions across the United States, including those in the Washington region, are embracing lower speed limits as the key to reversing the recent rise in traffic fatalities...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Friday, February 24, 2017

    Public Square | On-street parking, company towns, Olympic reluctance, cities and pollution, addition, subtraction, advocacy, and gentrification.
    Why Local Businesses Shouldn't Worry About Eliminating On-Street Parking Fast Co.Exist — February 22, 2017 One of the most common arguments against eliminating parking from downtown areas is that it'll affect business. The people behind those complaints are dead right: There will be an impact on...Read more