Land Use

February 29, 2004, 1pm PST
A rushed federal report proposes 39 new waterfront projects including considerable new parklands.
The Toronto Star
February 27, 2004, 6am PST
The grassroots group hires an "anti-sprawl superhero" to fight big-box development.
The Providence Journal
February 26, 2004, 10am PST
Architect says that current problems facing our cities cannot be solved with outmoded thinking.
The Toronto Star
February 24, 2004, 1pm PST
Beachfront town selects Rick Cole, former mayor of Pasadena and current city manager of Asuza, California.
Ventura County Star
February 23, 2004, 1pm PST
New developments in a formerly rural area do not include horse trails
Provo Daily Herald
February 23, 2004, 6am PST
Suburban sprawl has become the defining feature of the globalised city.
Axess Magazine
February 20, 2004, 2pm PST
Condominium tower could derail plans for new Transbay Terminal.
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 20, 2004, 5am PST
The Hearst family is interested in selling most of the 18 California coastal miles of land the family has held since 1865.
The Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2004, 1pm PST
A new publication uses case studies to illustrate how increasing density in appropriate locations can help achieve local economic development goals.
Local Government Commission
February 14, 2004, 9am PST
Craig Johnson says his town is under attack from "the unstoppable forces of sprawl."
The Providence Journal
February 12, 2004, 2pm PST
Regional planning agency in San Diego gains support over proposal to fight the 'fiscalization of land use' with a regionwide tax base system.
Yahoo! Newswire
February 12, 2004, 7am PST
Faced with budget shortfalls, small municipalities, like San Marcos, CA, are welcoming big box retailers--but not without encountering community and political opposition.
Yahoo! Newswire
February 9, 2004, 9am PST
Transit villages are becoming popular -- and economically successful -- throughout Southern California.
The Los Angeles Times
February 9, 2004, 8am PST
The population density of Paris is about three times that of Boston. If Boston's population were tripled, would it would become another Paris?
Harvard University
February 9, 2004, 7am PST
Densification is often promoted as a solution to sprawl, but too much density too quickly can also backfire.
Planetizen
February 5, 2004, 2pm PST
Are suburban business parks to blame for growing congestion in the region?
The Vancouver Sun
February 4, 2004, 5am PST
Richard Carson takes issue with the overlapping visions of the new urbanists and the environmentalists.
Planum: European Journal Of Planning
February 2, 2004, 10am PST
Hunters and anglers from Western states concerned over proposed use of public lands.
The Salt Lake Tribune
February 2, 2004, 8am PST
A community decides to grow on its own terms.
Toldeo Blade
February 2, 2004, 5am PST
As housing prices in Las Vegas begin to push out the middle class, even Sin City starts to think about inclusionary zoning
Las Vegas Review Journal