Land Use

Embedded in an article celebrating the career of Donald Shoup, so-called "parking guru" who has had an outsized influence on contemporary planning thanks to the arguments laid out in "The High Cost of Free Parking."
17 hours ago   UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
The New York Department of City Planning is working on an overhaul of its parking requirements with the potential to impact hundreds of developments.
Mar 10, 2015   Capital New York
The online documentation of the San Francisco Planning Department's approval process received a huge upgrade.
Mar 10, 2015   Curbed SF
An interview with Ellen Dunham-Jones, co-author of "Retrofitting Suburbia," and Hazel Borys.
Mar 10, 2015   PlaceShakers
There is increased call for inclusion and diversity in architecture. This London exhibition profiles five female architects and urban designers at the forefront of their profession.
Mar 9, 2015   The Guardian Cities
Successful driverless cars might lead to "mini mass transit," a distinct mode from public transit and the private automobile. The consequences for land use could reshape suburbia.
Mar 8, 2015   The Greater Marin
Dylan Gentile, a 15-year-old resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, offers inspiration in the form of proactive, positive engagement with the built environment, and already an impressive resume of accomplishments.
Mar 7, 2015   CityLab
Julie Pierce, city of Clayton councilmember, chair of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, and president of the Association of Bay Area Governments, evaluates the effects of SB 375, California's key land use law to address climate change .
Mar 7, 2015   Western City
The environmental think tank environmental Sustainable Prosperity has created a handy infographic describing the benefits of dense urban development compared to sprawl.
Mar 6, 2015   Streetsblog USA
Oakland, as the urban counterpart to San Francisco in the Bay Area, is on a lot of people's radar as a place to improve on some of the lessons of recent waves of urbanization. What planning precedents shaped the city on the other side of the Bay?
Mar 6, 2015   The Urbanist
A post on the Lexington Streetsweeper blog examines the idea of Farming Community Subdivision, or "agrihood," and the plausibility of such a community being created in Central Kentucky.
Mar 6, 2015   The Lexington Streetsweeper