Gentrification has famously, and controversially, changed the face of many neighborhoods. Less well known is the process that geographer Markus Moos calls "youthification," in which neighborhoods don't become richer so much as they become younger.
Feb 17, 2015 CityLab
Over a quarter of families in Salt Lake City pay half their income on rent, and between 2000 and 2011, median home values increased by 47 percent.
Feb 10, 2015 Next City
Washington D.C. made a high-profile hire to run its Office of Planning: the former director of community and economic development of Salt Lake City, Eric Shaw.
Jan 7, 2015 Greater Greater Washington
The Salt Lake Tribune looked at the development plans made possible by the West Side Master Plan for Salt Lake City.
Jan 3, 2015 Salt Lake City Tribune
Tanya Snyder provides a thorough survey of the talking points of five U.S. mayors from a recent Washington Post forum on transportation.
Oct 27, 2014 Streetsblog USA
The Poplar Grove and Glendale neighborhoods in Salt Lake City perform poorly on the federal government's "opportunity index." A new master plan, however, would focus on transportation and nodes of activity to revitalize the area.
Oct 3, 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune
According to Yonah Freemark, there's folly in the way the federal government has been funding rail transit projects but failing to set standards for minimum service—a key indicator of transit ridership success.
Aug 21, 2014 the transport politic
A study released in 2013 ranked Sat Lake City fifth in upward mobility, but critics say that the study reflected an earlier era. Now with changing demographics, the Salt Lake is redoubling efforts to maintain opportunities for all of its citizens.
Apr 30, 2014 National Journal
Robin Hutcheson has led the transportation planning division of Salt Lake City since 2011—a period of expansion for multi-modal transportation improvements all over the city.
Mar 26, 2014 The Atlantic Cities
In a recent editorial, Joe Andrade questions the assumptions underlying the Salt Lake City region's approach to population growth.
Feb 25, 2014 The Deseret News