Land Use

November 5, 2003, 2pm PST
Tom Bier discusses the imbalance between suburban construction and the region's growth and its implications for Cleveland's future.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 4, 2003, 9am PST
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution editorializes that zoning policies which encourage sprawl are eroding the region's quality of life.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 4, 2003, 5am PST
A 'Growth Audit' examines zoning codes for 26 metro Atlanta cities and counties and found that the zoning codes favor sprawl.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 3, 2003, 9am PST
While spreading development around metropolitan areas, such as Washington, D.C. may be inevitable, the way it happens, as in this case, hardly benefits the folks who already live there.
The Washington Post
November 3, 2003, 6am PST
A proposal for a vast nature park in America's Great Plains could help revive economies in 10 states.
International Herald Tribune
October 31, 2003, 5am PST
As urban sprawl encroaches upon California's oldest wineries, owners are concerned about the future of their industry.
The Baltimore Sun
October 30, 2003, 7am PST
Writing in Innovation Briefs, Ken Orski charges that the Smart Growth forces -- long basking in uncritical acclaim -- now find themselves on the defensive.
Innovation Briefs
October 29, 2003, 11am PST
As cemetaries all over the U.S. are running out of burial spaces, planners are faced with a sensitive challenge.
The Chicago Tribune
October 29, 2003, 10am PST
New Commercial buildings in Sarasota County can be similar to structures built else where in the U.S., but can only be reproduced one time within the County.
Venice Gondolier
October 29, 2003, 6am PST
Connecticut residents find out that the hazards of suburban living include intrusive cell towers.
The New York Times
October 28, 2003, 3pm PST
Why do Southern California planners and developers keep building in harm's way?
The Los Angeles Times
October 28, 2003, 5am PST
The state wrestles with age-old issues of growth amid some of the worst fires in history.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 27, 2003, 6am PST
Greenbelt would protect watershed, limit sprawl.
Michigan Land Use Institute
October 27, 2003, 5am PST
The debate over zoning and religion comes to a point in an historic upscale Los Angeles neighborhood of Orthodox Jews and architecture connoisseurs.
The Los Angeles Times
October 26, 2003, 7am PST
Planners seek to reinvent Fresh Kills, the world's largest landfill.
Waste News
October 24, 2003, 5am PDT
Hank Dittmar offers evidence that building transit benefits drivers, as well as transit riders.
Washington Business Journal
October 23, 2003, 8am PDT
New Jersey Gov. James E. McGreevey promised the nation's toughest anti-sprawl campaign. Nine months later...
The New York Times
October 22, 2003, 5am PDT
In many states, a trend to recycle abandoned quarries for residential development 'is accelerating.'
The Chicago Tribune
October 21, 2003, 1pm PDT
A new study finds that agricultural easement programs are protecting farmland from urban expansion.
October 21, 2003, 8am PDT
A new analysis shows that despite two decades of anemic population growth, Upstate New York has urbanized hundreds of thousands of acres of farm and forest land since 1980.
The Brookings Institution