A three-year pilot program of market-pricing for parking in the university town of Berkeley, California is already revealing surprising realities about parking demand in the city.
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An op-ed column for The Buffalo News explains the thinking behind Buffalo's new Green Code—especially its benefits for walking, bicycling, and public transit.
Feb 24, 2015 Buffalo News
Despite its economic dynamism, Mumbai is known for a lack of adequate housing. Citywide increases to maximum Floor Space Indices (i.e., Floor Area Ratios) will increase living space per resident, provided the right redevelopment takes place.
Feb 24, 2015 Vox
It often seems that streetscapes' appearances and forms are immutable, but Los Angeles is trying something new. Through a herculean effort called Recode: LA, Los Angeles is rewriting its codes and, consequently, may change how its streets look.
Feb 23, 2015 Public CEO
The 200-acre operational rail yard is the largest of six affordable housing sites that Mayor Bill de Blasio targeted for development. He hopes to build more than 11,000 units of affordable housing there, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is not on board.
Feb 23, 2015 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
In the 2000s, it was commonplace to hear from real estate experts that rising home prices were close to a sure bet. However, the 2008 crisis in the U.S. Blog Post
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An interview with Joel Russell, executive director of the Form-Based Codes Institute.
Feb 19, 2015 AARP
In a recent article in the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, law student Paige Pavone critic Blog Post
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Philadelphia planners are halfway through the Philadelphia2035 River Wards District Plan, which will help guide development and investment for a broad swath of troubled neighborhoods proximate to the Delaware River.
Feb 18, 2015 PlanPhilly
2014 federal legislation reformed the system by which farm subsidies are allotted, designed to save taxpayers $23 billion over a decade. However, falling crop prices mean the system could end up costing even more.
Feb 18, 2015 The Economist