Land Use

The neighborhood of Homewood in Pittsburgh, PA is poised is poised for new investment but is still far from a gentrification tipping point. A proposed "cluster plan" walks a fine line for the neighborhood's future.
3 hours ago   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The annual conference of the North Carolina chapter of the American Planning Conference brought together over 500 planners looking for lessons in planning for growth. The conference site of Raleigh provided a case study for a flourishing region. Exclusive
Oct 29, 2015  By Pete Sullivan
A proposed extension of a 2013 law allowing commercial conversion to residential uses is threatening to "accelerate the hollowing out" of London.
Oct 28, 2015   The Guardian
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"Sitting is the new smoking," as the saying goes. Standing and walking are increasingly recognized as important to one's health. There has been a great deal of attention in the transportation community to the walk mode over the past few years. Blog Post
Oct 28, 2015   By Steven Polzin
A comprehensive review of the inner-ring suburb of Evanston, Illinois, outside Chicago, and a transformation Jane Jacobs would surely love. The proof is in the pudding: Evanston car ownership are far below regional averages.
Oct 27, 2015   Politico Magazine
Only 10 miles separate New York City and Newark, New Jersey, but the two can seem worlds apart. Damon Rich, who moved from New York in 2008 to lead Newark's planning office, speaks about how his work there has shaped his perception of both cities.
Oct 27, 2015   Satellite Magazine
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Throughout the United States, rents (and in some cases housing prices) have been skyrocketing over the past several years. Blog Post
Oct 27, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Under the leadership of Norman Krumholz, the city of Cleveland was positioned as a nationwide leader in equity planning. Krumholz, along with John Forester, eventually wrote the book "Making Equity Planning Work."
Oct 26, 2015   Cleveland Scene
A group of teens were recently participated in the comprehensive planning process for the city of Rockville, Maryland.
Oct 24, 2015   Rockville View
Build it and they will come hasn't worked out so well for the Gillespie Field station on the Green Line of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. A recent scorecard rated the station lowest among 489 competitors.
Oct 22, 2015   Voice of San Diego
Detroit Future City has released a guidebook for the process of redeveloping, renovating, and remediating neighborhoods full of vacant and blighted properties.
Oct 22, 2015   The Detroit News