Community / Economic Development

Community land trusts are facing an uphill battle as waves of gentrification reach new neighborhoods around Pittsburgh.
3 hours ago   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
As the dust settles from the Great Recession—evidence is growing to support the growing relevance of urban areas in the overall economic picture of the United States.
Jan 12, 2016   City Observatory
The Port of Kennewick, Washington, along the Columbia River, is hoping to combine some underutilized waterfront property and nearby wineries into a new attraction for wine lovers.
Jan 11, 2016   Seattle Daily Journal Of Commerce
An earlier post on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's big capital project proposal this week gave barely a mention of his new plans for the renovation, or rebirth, of Penn Station, America's busiest rail station.
Jan 11, 2016   The New York Times
The recently approved federal education law includes a provision that allows students to take alternative forms of transportation to and from school with parental permission.
Jan 9, 2016   New York Post
The New York governor continues his tour of New York, promoting his big ticket capital agenda, yet not suggesting any means to pay for them. Worse yet, he restricts new funding options, like increased tolls, adding costs to the transportation budget.
Jan 8, 2016   The New York Times
The state of Maryland and the city of Baltimore are partnering on a massive redevelopment effort.
Jan 8, 2016   The Baltimore Sun
Advocates are concerned that too many of Denver's new retail marijuana business are locating in neighborhoods with mostly minority and low-income residents.
Jan 7, 2016   The Denver Post
"It's too cold to walk here" is often the response to the subject of livability in northern climes. Hazel Borys hails from the third coldest city of its size on earth and talks walkable winter cities.
Jan 6, 2016   PlaceShakers
The changes sweeping New York City include the end of Manhattan's Music Row.
Jan 5, 2016   The New York Times
Land use and transportation planning decisions provide a framework on which other social policies have created particularly isolating and intractable poverty in the South.
Jan 5, 2016   The Washington Post