Land Use

July 9, 2004, 6am PDT
Is the nation on the cusp of a new kind of migration to the rural countryside?
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 9, 2004, 5am PDT
What happens when you combine the most demanding industrial land use on earth next door to senior housing?
The Los Angeles Times
July 8, 2004, 10am PDT
A 6-acre housing development in the Twin Cities suburb of Mahtomedi exemplifies the battle being waged over the metro area's last pockets of open space.
Star Tribune
July 7, 2004, 9am PDT
The Atlanta Journal Constitution plans to chronicle the birth of the small community of Pendergrass as it grows from a rural railroad crossing to a bustling Atlanta suburb.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 7, 2004, 5am PDT
A populist petition puts the "FasTracks" plan to construct six new rail lines in the Denver region on the November ballot.
The Denver Post
July 6, 2004, 1pm PDT
An Michigan appellate court rules in favor of private property rights over public access to lake shorelines.
Michigan Land Use Institute
July 3, 2004, 3pm PDT
Will the IRS focus on land gifts have a chilling impact on donations to environmental groups?
The Washington Post
July 2, 2004, 6am PDT
A new law being considered in King County, WA, will restrict residents from building on more 10 percent of their land.
FOX News
June 30, 2004, 9am PDT
San Diego's planning director Gail Goldberg discusses the challenges of coordinating urban infill and infrastructure investment.
The Planning Report
June 29, 2004, 12pm PDT
The Campaign to Protect Rural England claims that a majority of local councils have failed to meet minimum compliance, thus promoting unchecked growth.
BBC News
June 29, 2004, 11am PDT
Riverside County, California's adopts its new growth plan, which is one of the nation's most ambitious.
Press-Enterprise
June 29, 2004, 7am PDT
The Heritage Foundation publishes a new report challening theoretical planning assumptions that sprawl causes increased costs.
The Heritage Foundation
June 25, 2004, 12pm PDT
Reforming farm subsidies can slow sprawl and trim waistlines.
Michigan Land Use Institute
June 25, 2004, 11am PDT
A city ordinance swaps neighborhood billboards for space along freeways and in downtown.
Skyway News
June 25, 2004, 9am PDT
Bizarre rules and legal restrictions make the summer heat hard to escape.
CNN
June 25, 2004, 6am PDT
Richard Gottfried (D-Manhattan), whose district includes the stadium site, argues that the governor's plan for an Olympic/Jets Stadium at 34th Street is both fiscally and logistically absurd.
Times Union
June 21, 2004, 2pm PDT
A "slow-growth" groups sues city over permits in Pasaden, CA.
Pasadena Star-News
June 21, 2004, 1pm PDT
Indianapolis releases it's new regional plan, "Building a World-Class Downtown: Indianapolis Regional Center Plan 2020."
The Indianapolis Star
June 16, 2004, 1pm PDT
In 15 years, all of the famously-suburban county's land will either be preserved open space or developed. The Sierra Club has made the defeat of Rancho Mission Viejo, the last remaining piece, a top priority.
The Los Angeles Times
June 16, 2004, 7am PDT
A new report on Southern California land use shows that farming is making a surprising comeback in Los Angeles.County.
The Los Angeles Times