Land Use

July 11, 2003, 12pm PDT
This workbook series is a guide for communities seeking to create a greenprint conservation program.
The Trust for Public Land
July 11, 2003, 11am PDT
Group offers a tour of downtown Buffalo that showcases parking lots and ramps in "all their glorious splendor" to draw attention to the fact that parking occupies much of downtown.
The Buffalo News
July 11, 2003, 7am PDT
A respected gerontologist envisions the ideal senior community.
Medford Mail Tribune
July 11, 2003, 6am PDT
A neighborhood in Charlotte, NC,grapples with transition to higher density, mixed uses, and rail service.
BizJournals
July 10, 2003, 12pm PDT
Successful TOD strategies don't happen in this NW DC neighborhood, which is accomplished in stopping good mixed-use projects like this library proposal.
The Washington Post
July 10, 2003, 7am PDT
Group recommends that state funds should be denied to projects that promote sprawl.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 9, 2003, 11am PDT
A 2-part story looks at efforts to preserve North Carolina's coast which are undermined by actions of the state legislature.
The News & Observer
July 8, 2003, 1pm PDT
The area around Homestead struggled to recover after the 1992 Hurricane Andrew. Now it is experiencing a land rush as South Florida approaches buildout.
MSNBC
July 8, 2003, 12pm PDT
The Justice Department accuses a county of religious discrimination and is threatening a lawsuit.
The New York Times
July 8, 2003, 11am PDT
Writing in a Boston Globe editorial, David Dixon explains why Americans' fear and loathing of density is ironic and dangerous.
The Boston Globe
July 8, 2003, 8am PDT
As homes and offices multiply around the mega-mall, roads and schools are being pushed to the limit.
The Baltimore Sun
July 8, 2003, 6am PDT
Environmental and industrial interests work together for the revitalization of the former Steel Belt of Chicago.
The Chicago Tribune
July 7, 2003, 11am PDT
Suburbs continue to dominate the United States' economic, social, and political landscape, writes Bruce Katz.
The Brookings Institution
July 5, 2003, 9am PDT
The U.S. EPA and 25 interest groups have been meeting to devise new brownfields rules to encourage redevelopment of tainted sites.
Wall St. Journal
July 2, 2003, 10am PDT
James Kunstler calls suburbia "the greatest misallocation of resources in the history of the world."
Michigan Land Use Institute
July 1, 2003, 11am PDT
A new million-dollar home is built next to a decades-old popular music club, which is then found out of compliance for live music.
Florida Herald Tribune
June 30, 2003, 7am PDT
Smart Growth advocates' vision of the future of urban development is more like a nightmare for the average citizen, writes Chris Fiscelli.
Planetizen
June 26, 2003, 2pm PDT
Maryland's groundbreaking Smart Growth strategy may be in peril after Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. the top officers of the Governor's Office of Smart Growth .
The Baltimore Sun
June 26, 2003, 1pm PDT
Portland State University presents a free streaming video event about Portland's urban growth boundary on Friday afternoon.
Portland State University
June 26, 2003, 12pm PDT
Cities and counties tussle over who controls growth in Contra Costa.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek