Land Use

July 20, 2004, 8am PDT
Developer offers city cash to bend zoning rules.
Palm Beach Post
July 16, 2004, 1pm PDT
Massachusetts 40B statute is contrary to the state Vision 2020 smart growth vision.
The Boston Globe
July 16, 2004, 6am PDT
Wal-Mart faces city zoning hurdles in Mission, Kansas, as the retailer attempts to rehab struggling 350,000 square foot indoor shopping mall into a "Supercenter".
July 14, 2004, 1pm PDT
Designed to stop sprawl and preserve farmland, two state tax breaks to farmers are actually fueling further expansion. Much 'farmland' is already developed, yet still gets write-offs.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 14, 2004, 10am PDT
Ontario considers legislation to control sprawl and channel development towards urban centers.
The Toronto Star
July 13, 2004, 2pm PDT
Bush administration announces it will reverse one of the "most sweeping land preservation measures in decades".
The Washington Post
July 13, 2004, 9am PDT
Henderson's desire for a neighborhood-based development exposes the boomtown's lack of city context.
Las Vegas Sun
July 12, 2004, 2pm PDT
Are House-passed bill’s anti-speculative measures strong enough?
Michigan Land Use Institute
July 12, 2004, 6am PDT
it's not about traffic planning and latest design trends -- education is the key to creating livable communities.
Palm Beach Post
July 11, 2004, 1pm PDT
A controversial charter measure curbing growth won't be placed on the November ballot.
July 11, 2004, 11am PDT
An initiative by open space proponents in Utah fails to get on the November ballot by just a few signatures.
The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2004, 7am PDT
In a bizarre legal fight in Minnesota, the oil giant wants to stop eminent domain for a public housing project by claiming its own land is too polluted for residents.
St. Paul Pioneer Press
July 9, 2004, 7am PDT
Can a new growth vision for Southern California save the region from itself?
The Los Angeles Times
July 9, 2004, 6am PDT
Is the nation on the cusp of a new kind of migration to the rural countryside?
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 9, 2004, 5am PDT
What happens when you combine the most demanding industrial land use on earth next door to senior housing?
The Los Angeles Times
July 8, 2004, 10am PDT
A 6-acre housing development in the Twin Cities suburb of Mahtomedi exemplifies the battle being waged over the metro area's last pockets of open space.
Star Tribune
July 7, 2004, 9am PDT
The Atlanta Journal Constitution plans to chronicle the birth of the small community of Pendergrass as it grows from a rural railroad crossing to a bustling Atlanta suburb.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 7, 2004, 5am PDT
A populist petition puts the "FasTracks" plan to construct six new rail lines in the Denver region on the November ballot.
The Denver Post
July 6, 2004, 1pm PDT
An Michigan appellate court rules in favor of private property rights over public access to lake shorelines.
Michigan Land Use Institute
July 3, 2004, 3pm PDT
Will the IRS focus on land gifts have a chilling impact on donations to environmental groups?
The Washington Post