Urban Heat Island Effect

Cutting a few holes in City Hall’s parking lot makes room...

It's being described by officials as "an innovative new pilot project in Downtown Louisville," a "cutting edge initiative," and "a brand new way to...

How to beat extreme heat: Strategies for combating the urban heat...

Four years ago, Louisville, Kentucky, awoke to an alarming urban trend. This forward-thinking southern city—recently ranked as America’s most livable by the U.S. Conference...

Friday: Sip bourbon to help combat Louisville’s staggering urban heat island...

We've known for a while that Louisville struggles with its urban heat island effect—spurred on by swaths of parking lots and other hard surfaces...

Those trees from the this summer’s ReSurfaced have been planted at...

So, what do you think? Was this summer's Bourbon edition of ReSurfaced better? Or did you prefer the beer garden original last fall? Since...
The Kentucky Transportation wants to remove street trees from this stretch of Brownsboro Road. (Courtesy Google)

Who Will See the Canopy for the Trees? Bold moves required...

  Louisville, Kentucky is on Fodor’s 2015 travel “Go List.” Forget about Antarctica and Iceland. You want a hot spot? My hometown is unquestionably the...

How Does A Heat Wave Affect Your Use Of Public Space?

http://www.youtube.com/v/XE2fnYpwrng&hl=en_US&fs=1?rel=0 So everyone can agree it's been ridiculously hot this summer. In fact, June was a record-breaking month for temperatures. The NY Times' City Room...