Land Use

January 21, 2004, 8am PST
Vacant 'big-box' stores pose problems for suburban communities.
The Washington Post
January 20, 2004, 7am PST
Participants in an Internet email discussion list recently engaged in a heated debate on the impact of libertarian principles on urban planning in the United States.
January 19, 2004, 8am PST
Community groups are protesting higher densities called for in San Francisco's long-overdue Housing Element.
San Francisco Business Times
January 19, 2004, 4am PST
Salt Lake City mayor seeks to increase city population, density near transit lines.
The Salt Lake Tribune
January 16, 2004, 12pm PST
A new analysis of the location and migration patterns of younger and older workers, especially those with college degrees, counters some commonly held notions about "brain drain" and examines policies to address the impacts of these locat
The Brookings Institution
January 15, 2004, 10am PST
As sprawl spreads onto the vast plains of the Billings, Montana, area, a few intrepid souls talk of controlling growth.
Billings Gazette
January 14, 2004, 8am PST
Tired of trying to get the approval of a city? Go directly to the voters instead.
The Chicago Tribune
January 14, 2004, 6am PST
A plan to develop a windmill farm on the Niagara Escarpment provokes controversy and intergovernmental infighting.
The Toronto Star
January 14, 2004, 5am PST
Wal-Mart is attempting to use the California intiative process to bypass planning regulations in Inglewood, CA.
The Chicago Tribune
January 13, 2004, 12pm PST
Planners consider flexible zoning in North Smithfield, RI.
Woonsocket Call
January 10, 2004, 5am PST
17 bill signings reflect Michigan's growing legislative momentum
Michigan Land Use Institute
January 9, 2004, 3pm PST
Artists and authors from across the country share their vision of the future for Canada's cities.
CBC News
January 9, 2004, 12pm PST
The moratorium was triggered by the growing "hodgepodge" of buildings, stores, and fast-food restaurants.
January 9, 2004, 10am PST
Oregon county rejects Wal-Mart's expansion plans.
The Oregonian
January 9, 2004, 7am PST
Taxing land values more heavily than building and improvements could protect undeveloped land.
Land Lines, Lincoln Institute Of Land Policy
January 8, 2004, 8am PST
Suburban development in wildland areas increases the risk of devastating forest fires.
Independent Arts And Media
January 7, 2004, 8am PST
Smart growth advocates now have new ammunition to fight urban sprawl. Will it work?
San Jose Mercury News
January 7, 2004, 7am PST
Portland has allowed the indigent to form a community, but now reconsiders.
The Christian Science Monitor
January 6, 2004, 10am PST
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds multi-jurisdictional zoning that directs growth to densely populated areas while protecting rural areas.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 6, 2004, 7am PST
U.S. cities and states are rewriting zoning codes for second housing units -- often called 'granny flats'.
USA Today