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Some planners and government officials in Dallas are concerned about the suburban boom occurring in counties north of Dallas. The reasons why are reminiscent of the Rust Belt in the 1960s.
22 hours ago   The Dallas Morning News
Angie Schmitt announces the results of the 2015 "Parking Madness" tournament, which pits the country's worst examples of parking.
Apr 8, 2015   Streetsblog USA
A case study in how New Urbanist principles helped transform the neighborhood around the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Apr 8, 2015   Streets.MN
As Los Angeles continues the five-year process of re-writing its zoning code for clarity, one Zoning Advisory Committee member considers who should really care.
Apr 6, 2015   The Planning Report
What follows is a cautionary tale of how quickly downtown investment can go astray.
Apr 4, 2015   Winnipeg Free Press
Fusion has produced a multi-media exposé on the endangered Florida Everglades.
Apr 4, 2015   Fusion
The efforts of 12 counties, four big cities, and four metropolitan planning organizations, as well as universities, major foundations, cultural institutions, and some 10,000 residents in Northeast Ohio have been rewarded.
Apr 3, 2015   The Plain Dealer
A visual essay exploring the emerging Potomac Yard neighborhood in Alexandria, VA and how one innovative project reinterprets the traditional definition of mixed-use development.
Apr 3, 2015   Plan.Place
The San Francisco Chronicle's urban design critic, John King, knows his San Francisco parklets—from the first ones that started the nationwide urban movement five years ago, to the ones currently in the hopper at the city planning office.
Apr 2, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
Scott Bernstein, president of the Center for Neighborhood Technology, talks planes, trains, and automobiles, in an urban industrial context.
Apr 2, 2015   PlaceShakers
While widespread urban farming remains pipe dream in the United States, dwindling arable land and a mass shift to cities might make it a necessity in China.
Mar 31, 2015   designboom