Some think President Obama legislates from the "big government" end of the political spectrum, but when it comes to land use, at least, he's getting advice that local real estate markets should be liberated from too much regulation.
4 days ago   The Wall Street Journal
City planners should be wary of any predictions that downplay the unknowability of the future by projecting present conditions onto it.
Nov 5, 2015   Thriving Cities Blog
This week Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas submitted permits to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build a 550-mile natural gas pipeline across three mid-Atlantic states.
Sep 22, 2015   WRAL
Studies show building NFL stadiums drain tax revenues and don't boost local economies. What about NFL teams themselves? Land use attorney (and football fan) Bill Adams argues that they rob support from local college teams and local economies.
Aug 24, 2015   UrbDeZine
A report from the National League of Cities mines the political leadership of 251 cities for insights into the state of local economies.
Aug 13, 2015   The Urban Edge
Institutional projects, and the end of winter, are driving a resurgent architecture industry.
Jul 28, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
The affordability crisis and congestion are just two of the signs of the dominance of cities in the economic recovery, according to an article in the Washington Post. In fact, outside of cities, it doesn't look much like a recovery at all.
Nov 19, 2014   The Washington Post
"We asked the question: How much higher would total earnings and economic output have been in 2012 if racial differences in income were eliminated"...
Nov 16, 2014   Shelterforce/Rooflines
Energy is the key to the economy, so it should be used wisely. A new report shows that the United States performs very poorly in making the most of its resources.
Jul 18, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
During the American Planning Association's (APA) 2014 National Planning Conference in Atlanta, the APA announced findings from a national opinion survey that shows a clear interest in place-making among the concerns of Americans of all ages.
May 1, 2014   American Planning Association
The United State Conference of Mayors recently released a report projecting moderate growth for almost all of the country’s metropolitan areas. A survey of coverage on the report reveals multiple readings of the state of the economy.
Jan 31, 2014   New Geography