• 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
  • Daily Headlines for Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Public Square | Climate change, red states, transportation investment, sinking cities, landlords, pop-ups, accelerating progress, and gentrification.
    Red State America Acts on Climate Change--but Calls It Other Names Scientific American — February 23, 2017 Even if the Trump administration withdraws from all international climate negotiations and reduces the EPA to bare bones, the effects of climate change are happening and will continue to build...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

    Public Square | Carless retirement, growth fallacies, resilient African cities, suburbanists and YIMBYs, affordability, walkability, traffic, and gentrification.
    The Best Places To Retire Without A Car Forbes — February 21, 2017 Traditionally, owning a car has been a given of retirement, particularly for younger retirees. After all, the U.S. is a pretty spread-out place, and most Baby Boomers entering this new phase of life are already settled in the...Read more
  • 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