Land Use

Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning Donald Shoup has caused a revolution in the field of parking economics over his four decades at UCLA.
14 hours ago   The Planning Report
In a bid for revenue and rejuvenation, Newark is selling vacant lots for $1,000. Buyers promise to build a home and stay for at least five years.
Mar 14, 2015   New York Times
One of Detroit’s most defining modern characteristics—and most pressing dilemmas—is its huge amount of neglected and vacant land.
Mar 13, 2015   Mapping Detroit
Tom Rothmann explains how and why Los Angeles is updating antiquated language governing land use in the city.
Mar 13, 2015   The Planning Report
In an interview, architect Renzo Piano says European suburbs are not desolate. He argues they shouldn't be treated as such in the quest for cohesive cities.
Mar 12, 2015   WNYC
According to a Denver Post article, the Denver metropolitan area has 31,000 homes in the development pipeline. All but 2,600 of those homes would be built in suburban counties surrounding Denver.
Mar 12, 2015   Denver Post
The Philadelphia City Council is tinkering with a novel land use created by its 2012 Zoning Code update to help guide mixed use development on former industrial sites.
Mar 12, 2015   PlanPhilly
Robert Steuteville discusses the slow, phased emergence of the New Urbanism. We are only partway through a change that will take generations. We are now immersed in the revitalization of cities. More phases will come.
Mar 12, 2015   Better Cities & Towns
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