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13 hours ago
Street vendors gathered in front of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in a May Day action to their make demands heard.
Streetsblog Los Angeles
14 hours ago
California was the first state to require all residents to submit to a stay-at-粤11选5 order, and it appears that Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to ensure it's not the last one to relax that order, regardless of whether it meets the federal guidelines.
Los Angeles Times
15 hours ago
Data on the pandemic shows once again the dramatic consequences of racial inequalities. Community Development Financial Institutions must focus on ensuring equity for Black-owned businesses.
Shelterforce Magazine
16 hours ago
Uber and Airbnb both announced massive layoffs this week, after Lyft did the same last week, as the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on very contemporary corners of the economy.
The Washington Post
17 hours ago
The high-profile experiment in smart city planning and technology seems to have suffered a final setback.
Sidewalk Labs
Feature
18 hours ago
Several cities have modeled an economic recovery that centers environmental justice. Political will is necessary to ensure a safer and healthier future for all communities.
Joan Fitzgerald
19 hours ago
If public transit suffers long-term consequences from the coronavirus, as many experts predict, telecommuting could be a key tool in reducing pollution and congestion, but it creates problems of its own and its effects aren't entirely clear.
Transportation Research Board
20 hours ago
A report by Zillow predicts a sudden reversal for the housing market, which has been soaring in many places around the country ever since the worst of the financial crisis and housing market crash of the Great Recession.
CNBC
Yesterday
The fiscal effects of the pandemic are likely to make it very difficult for governments to invest in economic and quality of life improvements for people on the edge of poverty.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Yesterday
Big cities suffered the worst economic effects if the pandemic as of March, according to April data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Brookings
Yesterday
San Diego City Council President Georgette Gomez discusses the critical value of providing accessible and factual information and resources to the city’s diverse constituents during this unprecedented public health crisis.
The Planning Report
Yesterday
What would it actually mean to cancel rent?
Shelterforce Magazine
Yesterday
Initial research on social isolation as a method to combat contagious disease included a high-school science fair project modeling social networks. Doctors learned that the spread of disease could be decelerated by disrupting these networks.
The New York Times
Yesterday
France is proposing a momentous step toward clean transportation.
International Railway Journal
Yesterday
A pilot project in Tampa is closing select streets to cars to allow more space for dine-in restaurant service.
That's So Tamps
Yesterday
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality Analysis Reporting System released its preliminary estimates this week.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
2 days ago
Don’t delude yourself. The likelihood that we attend large conferences and trade shows this year in the same way as before is slim to none.
Iot Times
2 days ago
Rick Cole identifies the Four Horsemen of the 'Fiscal' Apocalypse: Cratering Revenue, Neglected Infrastructure, Pension Debt, and Community Need, as heralds ushering the reinvention of city services to meet the needs of today’s urban realities.
The Planning Report
2 days ago
A draft report from the CDC projects that new cases will grow to 200,000 and deaths to 3,000 – daily, by June 1. The model the White House coronavirus task force uses has increased the projected deaths to nearly 135,000 by early August.
The Washington Post
2 days ago
Professionals working in the built and natural environments have been through tough times before. A recent webinar offered a few prominent urban designers a chance to discuss how they coped with the last big economic downturn.
CNU Public Square
2 days ago
A massive survey on the sentiments of Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic reports that many people are less likely to ride public transit, or rely on Uber and Lyft, in the future.
Car and Driver