Land Use

March 25, 2004, 9am PST
The 'unofficial Disney park guide' explains the evolution of Walt Disney's plans for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT).
Mouse Planet
March 24, 2004, 12pm PST
Residents of South Los Angeles have created more than a community garden--they have developed an urban farm. And now a Los Angeles court may support the community's right to grow.
The Los Angeles Times
March 24, 2004, 11am PST
A Massachusetts task force will recommend zoning as a way to oversee and manage coastal water uses.
The Boston Globe
March 24, 2004, 8am PST
Do you know the difference between a "boomburb" and a "zoomburb?" These and other interesting new terms are becoming part of urban planners' lexicon.
The Albuquerque Tribune
March 22, 2004, 8am PST
The new spiritual centers sprouting in the nation's sprawling suburbs are extravagant, extra-large, and controversial.
The Indianapolis Star
March 19, 2004, 12pm PST
Florida county and its cities fight over land use power.
March 19, 2004, 10am PST
A 50th birthday retrospective of a mall that started it all and the sprawl that followed.
The Detroit Free Press
March 18, 2004, 6am PST
Artists’ housing project anticipates Granholm’s “Cool Cities” initiative
Michigan Land Use Institute
March 17, 2004, 7am PST
ULI plans to bring together movers and shakers for a new look at regional planning in metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Washington Business Journal
March 16, 2004, 8am PST
The Cascadia Scorecard is a new gauge of regional progress that monitors seven key trends--health, economy, population, energy, sprawl, forests, and pollution--that are profoundly shaping the region's future. [Link corrected]
Northwest Environment Watch
March 16, 2004, 4am PST
The Cascadia Scorecard ranks the largest seven cities in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada in how well they contain sprawl.
Portland Daily Journal Of Commerce
March 15, 2004, 6am PST
Poor zoning helps push schools out of town in Michigan
Michigan Land Use Institute
March 13, 2004, 5am PST
By now many people know about smart growth, but implementing it faces many challenges.
The Roanoke Times
March 11, 2004, 10am PST
A sense of place is essential to successful smart growth projects.
The Washington Post
March 8, 2004, 12am PST
Maintaining character means maintaining desirability.
The Detroit News
March 5, 2004, 7am PST
Local governments have every right to regulate local Wal-Mart stores, writes columnist John Hooker.
The Albuquerque Tribune
March 4, 2004, 2pm PST
A dispute over permits for parking long-term storage trailers leads to a fistfight between a city council member and resident in Summit Hill, PA.
The Morning Call
March 4, 2004, 11am PST
Three sweeping growth measures in three very different parts of California all lost during the March 2 primary election.
California Planning and Development Report
March 4, 2004, 8am PST
Efforts to reclaim the High Line, the unused 1.5-mile-long elevated rail structure on Manhattan’s West side, have taken a major step towards becoming a reality.
February 29, 2004, 1pm PST
A rushed federal report proposes 39 new waterfront projects including considerable new parklands.
The Toronto Star