Conor Dougherty JAN. 23, 2017 Over the past decade, many American cities have been transformed by young professionals of the millennial generation, with downtowns turning into bustling neighborhoods full of new apartments and pricey coffee bars. But soon, cities may start running out of millennials. … Continue reading Peak Millennial? Cities Can’t Assume a Continued Boost From the Young
September 7th, 2016 by Sandy Dechert On Monday, September 7 (the Labor Day holiday in the US), the government of Mexico announced that the nation “south of the border” would soon join the growing ranks of countries that have adopted cap and trade to reduce … Continue reading Mexico Will Launch Carbon Pricing In November
As Millennials and Boomers move into cities, will this trend continue? How will cities and regions allocate funds? Will this exacerbate the problem? All questions we need to understand before it is too late. by Timothy B. Lee on September 13, 2016 The latest Census Bureau … Continue reading American cities are getting richer. Rural areas are getting left behind.
There is noting MORE American than ingenuity. As we move into a world of autonomous cars, someone had to be first. Here is an article about Uber and the future of mobility. By Heather Somerville When Pittsburgh wakes up on Wednesday morning, some residents will … Continue reading Uber debuts self-driving vehicles in landmark Pittsburgh trial
Adele Peters 08.29.16 A new apartment building in Sweden doesn’t have any parking spaces. Instead, the developers invested the money that would have gone to a parking garage into creating an ideal place to live for people who don’t want to own a car. “The … Continue reading These Swedish “Bike Apartments” Are Designed For Life Without Cars
As we see more and more extreme weather events, how will planning plan a role in the response and mitigation? Here is a look at Houston, an American City notorious for little to no land use regulations. By Katie Herzog on May 31, 2016 Flooding in Texas … Continue reading Houston flooding is a perfect storm of climate change and bad urban planning
I am obsessed with anything autonomous. I love my i-robot. I can’t wait to get an autonomous car. Here is an article from apa.org that touches on how the “future” is closer than you might think. 2016-05-10 | GUARDIAN WEB The idea of self-driving cars … Continue reading How autonomous cars are driving the city of the future