Land Use

June 17, 2003, 1pm PDT
Streets can be tamed incrementally, one intersection at a time.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 17, 2003, 11am PDT
The two biggest developments in the West, just north of L.A., revive an enduring debate over growth.
The Christian Science Monitor
June 17, 2003, 7am PDT
A project manager gives a real-world account of the successes and failures of one of the nation's most closely watched new transit-oriented communities.
June 17, 2003, 5am PDT
New York City's suburbanization is threatening the city's critical mass.
The Gotham Gazette
June 16, 2003, 3pm PDT
The Brookings Institution's Bruce Katz argues that now is right time for Connecticut to re-evaluate and reform their destructive its wasteful growth trends.
The Brookings Institution
June 16, 2003, 9am PDT
Vancouver has accomplished on its waterfront what San Francisco has talked about for decades. US Cities could learn much from Vancouver's success.
The San Francisco Chronicle
June 12, 2003, 9am PDT
Is it possible to convince Americans to embrace mixed-use walkable communities?
The Miami Herald
June 12, 2003, 8am PDT
A new San Antonio land use plan aims to balance development between north and south.
San Antonio Express-News
June 11, 2003, 8am PDT
The Planning Report talks to Joe Edmiston of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy about the challenges and pitfalls of developing parks in urban Los Angeles.
The Planning Report
June 10, 2003, 7am PDT
Delaware's (Ohio) new master plan envisions a landscaped, six-lane boulevard to reunify the city and promote riverfront development.
The Columbus Dispatch
June 10, 2003, 5am PDT
Transit oriented development just as hard to develop in Massachusetts as any other type of development.
The Boston Globe
June 9, 2003, 8am PDT
Parris Glendening, former governor of Maryland, and now a leading national Smart Growth advocate, warns about adverse impacts of urban sprawl.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
June 5, 2003, 10am PDT
Political insider Dan Garcia discusses Los Angeles Mayor Hahn's plan to redesign Los Angeles International Airport.
The Metro Investment Report
June 5, 2003, 9am PDT
Convinced that urban sprawl contributes to obesity in the U.S., a growing movement advocates walkable cities.
The Miami Herald
June 5, 2003, 4am PDT
The public has an absolute legal right to be on the beach in Florida -- but just try telling a beachfront property owner.
Florida Trend
June 4, 2003, 12pm PDT
Archaic zoning laws lock cities into unfortunate growth patterns. Governing Magazine examines the case of Chicago and discusses NU and form-based codesas new zoning options.
June 4, 2003, 11am PDT
Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm's anti-sprawl initiative runs into opposition in Oakland County.
The Detroit News
June 4, 2003, 6am PDT
Irvine, the prototypical Southern California surburb, is finding it's urban soul in a mixed use downtown.
The Los Angeles Times
June 3, 2003, 9am PDT
With this report Harnik has expanded data collection to 55 cities and has expanded the measures of park-system quality to include what he calls the 'seven habits of a highly effective park system.'
The Trust for Public Land
June 2, 2003, 8am PDT
William Fulton explains how a citizen anti-tax initiative passed 25 years ago has turned out to be a major force in shaping the urban and suburban landscape we see throughout the country today.
California Planning and Development Report