Land Use

New apps have the potential to influence a fundamental shift in the political and physical realities of parking according to a recent Next City article.
11 hours ago   Next City
A huge new pot of money is now available in Florida, created by the Amendment 1 tax on real estate transactions. Many in the state would like to see some of the revenue dedicated to preserving the state's eroding beaches.
5 days ago   Tampa Bay Times
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You don’t have to look very far these days to see that we are in the midst of an urban park renaissance. Blog Post
6 days ago   By Mark Hough
A massive bike park in Louisville, Kentucky takes the fast-growing trend of urban bike parks to new (subterranean) levels.
6 days ago   Outside
Dwell small; live large. It's something many passionate urbanists have been working on for a decade. Could 2015 finally be the year small goes big?
Jan 19, 2015   PlaceShakers
Stakeholders in Michigan have bought in to the innovation district concept.
Jan 19, 2015   Crain's Detroit Business
Can the Olympic bid provide an impetus for long-range planning for the Boston metropolitan area?
Jan 18, 2015   CommonWealth
Portsmoth, New Hampshire has created textured, 3D maps of its historic district to help illustrate development impacts during the approval process.
Jan 15, 2015   Next City
The San Francisco Giants are proposing a clever scheme to activate the space in one of its ballpark adjacent parking lots. The Yard, as it's called, could be ready by Spring Training.
Jan 15, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
The Trust for Public land scored a major funding victory in an effort to save 1,000 acres of forest known as The Preserve in Connecticut.
Jan 14, 2015   The Day
An article by Woodbury University Professor Anthony Fontenot examines the effects of a history of opposition to planning as a centralized arm of the state, and proposes a way forward.
Jan 13, 2015   Places Journal