Universities

In an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal, James Piereson and Naomi Schaefer Riley argue that its time for educational institutions to pay their fare share of taxes to support the communities in which they reside.
Aug 21, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
All too often when we think of 'transportation,' especially transit, our thoughts are overtaken by visions of <em>public</em> transit. Yet, private transit also plays a key role.
Sep 18, 2012   Urban Land Magazine
The rise of the innovation economy is driving fierce competition between cities across America to attract medical facilities and universities as job providers and engines of development.
Aug 13, 2012   Urban Land Magazine
As the federal and several state governments continue to allow costs for a college education to rise, local governments and business are looking for strategies to stem the tide.
Jul 12, 2012   The Huffington Post
While other NYC development is stalled out, colleges and universities are "on a building spree", writes Mitchell Moss, and they are revitalizing old buildings and infrastructure.
Aug 1, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
Recently, the new Journal of the American Planning Association editor Randall Crane circulated a message to US planning academics in which he asked for new submissions: Opinion
Dec 10, 2010   By Bruce Stiftel
Colleges around the U.S. are implementing car sharing services to help reduce the need for private car among their students and faculty.
Oct 5, 2010   The Seattle Times
Universities bordering impoverished neighborhoods can do more to improve living conditions, according to the founders of LIFT, a group that trains volunteers. The group is featured on this week's episode of <em>Smart City</em>.
Jan 2, 2010   Smart City
Universities are looking to cut down on the number of cars students bring with them to school by offering free bikes and bike sharing programs.
Oct 22, 2008   The New York Times
A couple months ago, we posted an announcement seeking student bloggers for the 2008-2009 school year. We received a pile of great applications, but two new students stood out. Each week, they will bring you reports from their master's programs at Opinion
Aug 27, 2008   By Tim Halbur
Colleges across the country are trying new incentive programs to get students to leave their cars behind when school starts.
Aug 11, 2008   USA Today