Land Use

4 hours ago
Not only would a new $150.6 billion proposal build a high-speed rail project to connect Sydney and Melbourne, it would also build eight new cities along the way.
Next City
2 days ago
MARTA's Five Points station will be the first to test an idea of building small soccer fields at multiple transit stations in the system.
Creative Loafing
Feature
3 days ago
A new statistical analysis of Airbnb listings shows the short-term-rental service is growing worldwide, but suggests that many hosts don't stick with it. Intermittent commercial uses of residences could be seen in the planning context of "mixed use."
Martin John Brown
5 days ago
On July 25, 1916, New York adopted its first Zoning Resolution, for the first time regulating the height, size and arrangement of buildings in the city.
The New York Times
5 days ago
Test your knowledge of the New York home base of Donald Trump's real estate business.
Curbed New York
6 days ago
Though housing advocates consider micro-housing units a helpful tool in keeping housing affordable, the city of Seattle has nonetheless produced a series of regulations making such projects harder and harder to build.
Neiman Taber
6 days ago
The market for office space has more and more companies looking to lease, according to an industry report.
The Dallas Morning News
July 23, 2016, 9am PDT
A logistics park in Fenton, expected to attract $382 million in investment, will move forward with $50 million in tax increment financing.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 22, 2016, 11am PDT
The Los Angeles Rams COO details both the stadium's sustainable design and the positive impact the privately funded complex will have on Southern California.
The Planning Report
July 22, 2016, 7am PDT
Forty-two conservation districts in 25 state received grants totaling $2 million this week. The funding will create technical assistance opportunities for urban agriculture and conservation projects.
National Association of Conservation Districts
July 22, 2016, 5am PDT
The people's choice: Pac-Man.
CityLab
July 21, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent study by Trulia concentrates on elasticity (i.e., the rate at which housing stock grows, relative to demand), and arrives at the conclusion that bureaucracy, not regulation, is responsible for rising housing prices.
Trulia
July 21, 2016, 11am PDT
A new paper studies the impacts both of specific land use regulations and land use regulations in the aggregate.
Market Urbanism
July 21, 2016, 8am PDT
Concepts like erasure, greenfield development, and easements figure into this story about a rural community on the fringes of suburban development in Maryland's Montgomery County.
National Council on Public History
July 20, 2016, 9am PDT
The transportation planning app moovel (formerly known as Ridescout) has created a YouTube series called Transit Trends that brings "explainer posts" to a new format.
moovel
Blog post
July 20, 2016, 7am PDT
The most dense neighborhood in Manhattan is surprisingly low-key.
Michael Lewyn
July 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
A recent spate of reports has examined the up-and-down U.S. economy and predicted the need for more office space to fuel the growing workforce.
National Real Estate Investor
Blog post
July 19, 2016, 8am PDT
Dave Biggs interviews author James Hoggan about his new book, "I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up."
Dave Biggs
July 19, 2016, 5am PDT
A new breed of preservation has sprung up in Toronto, where existing structures are partially preserved to give new building's old facades. But is this attempt to preserve the existing streetscape actually succeeding?
Treehugger
July 18, 2016, 7am PDT
In a move to address changing preferences, some Minneapolis' parks are slowly eliminating baseball diamonds and tennis courts in favor of adaptable fields and multi-purpose courts.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune