Land Use

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
February 1, 2004, 9am PST
Rural open space covers about 95 percent of the land in the United States. Are we really running out of room?
Reason Public Policy Institute
January 31, 2004, 1pm PST
A major factor fueling the growth of edgeless cities is the need to offset the fiscal burden of housing with commercial ratables.
Urban Land Magazine
January 31, 2004, 7am PST
LA Times Magazine offers a feature article about California's growth. Is it desirable or even feasible to manage large-scale flows of labor and capital?
The Los Angeles Times
January 30, 2004, 7am PST
Water boards in fast-growing cities are beginning to reject optimistic estimates of water supply -- effectively halting development.
The Los Angeles Times
January 29, 2004, 12pm PST
Cecilia Estolano, Special Assistant to the City Attorney, discusses the latest developments in L.A.'s efforts to restrict the proliferation of these gigantic retail/grocery outlets.
The Planning Report
January 29, 2004, 11am PST
Four Corners growth spurs Durango to shape its direction -- a style that would be a benchmark in the smart-growth movement.
The Denver Post
January 29, 2004, 6am PST
Urban Strategies and Artscape play key role in one of the largest New York redevelopment projects in years.
The Globe and Mail
January 25, 2004, 7am PST
A new California law makes it much easier to legally convert a garage into a small rental.
New Urban Living
January 24, 2004, 11am PST
New program offers funding, technical assitance if cities commit to Smart Growth.
The Salt Lake Tribune
January 24, 2004, 9am PST
Top national planner says Durango's "epic plan" would be a smart-growth "benchmark."
The Denver Post
January 23, 2004, 2pm PST
Lake Zurich, IL, plans to create an entirely new downtown district within an existing town after razing the existing one.
The Chicago Tribune
January 23, 2004, 1pm PST
The author argues against big development plans that do not consider community needs such as the one to bring the NJ Nets basketball team to Brooklyn with a new stadium.
The Gotham Gazette
January 23, 2004, 5am PST
Cities and counties throughout California are developing 'inclusionary zoning' programs. But do they work?
California Planning and Development Report
January 21, 2004, 11am PST
A suburbanite offers his perspective on how Houston's urban core must grow if the region is to prosper.
The Houston Chronicle
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.
Planetizen