Land Use

June 8, 2004, 10am PDT
Federal funds for farmland preservation go untouched while development continues to transform rural areas.
The Indianapolis Star
June 7, 2004, 10am PDT
Buffalo, NY, is a "clear example" of what happens to a city suffering from the impact of sprawl.
The Buffalo News
June 7, 2004, 8am PDT
Large-scale development in San Jose's Coyote Valley attracts national attention as it shuns sprawl and adopts New Urbanism.
San Jose Mercury News
June 7, 2004, 6am PDT
A study compares obesity in urban dwellers and suburnanites.
The Globe and Mail
June 7, 2004, 5am PDT
Well-intentioned government policies have created economic incentives for urban sprawl. Now we are paying the price.
The Sacramento Bee
June 6, 2004, 9am PDT
Architect and planner who joined a Smart Growth advocacy group receives a death threat.
The Times-Picayune
June 4, 2004, 6am PDT
There are a host of obstacles which, when taken together, render building smart growth projects both more difficult and less profitable than building conventional sprawl.
Newtopia Magazine
June 2, 2004, 10am PDT
Tom Nielsen, of the Great Park Conservancy, reflects on the lost opportunity for an El Toro Airport and the future vision for the former military base.
The Planning Report
May 29, 2004, 11am PDT
Governance review by the province holds promise of new powers needed to get on with implementing its mandate.
The Toronto Star
May 29, 2004, 9am PDT
In less than two years Gwinnett, Geogia has approved 76 cluster development plans that put aside 1,718 total acres of open space.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 28, 2004, 7am PDT
Is Chicago's new zoning code too much change too fast, or just what the city needs?
The Chicago Tribune
May 27, 2004, 9am PDT
What happens when a Plan Commission has no architect, landscape architect, planner or developer from the private sector?
The Capital Times
May 25, 2004, 10am PDT
Green space is losing the battle to sprawl.
The Washington Post
May 24, 2004, 11am PDT
What happens when a developer tries to avoid local zoning by selling land to an Indian tribe? Could this be a new trend?
The Slatin Report
May 22, 2004, 7am PDT
Cleveland planners are trying to reconnect the city to its lakefront.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
May 21, 2004, 6am PDT
Bedroom communities give up planning and peace for a temporary boost in tax revenues.
The Salt Lake Tribune
May 20, 2004, 2pm PDT
A study shows that suburbanization around New York City is slowing down.
The New York Times
May 20, 2004, 8am PDT
After five decades, suburbanization may be slowing and even declining according to a study by Rutgers University.
May 19, 2004, 12pm PDT
Editorial encourages leaders to learn about smart growth.
Sun Herald
May 19, 2004, 11am PDT
Will a plan to convert otherwise non-developable land to to "Indian country" -- free from local zoning regulations -- become a new trend?
The Los Angeles Times