Urban agriculture has long been a staple of sustainable urbanism—in theory. Can policy changes help it become much more than that? This guidebook offers tactics and policies that planners can use to promote urban farms.
Nov 15, 2015   APA-FIG
Without designated industrial zones, New York manufacturing companies risk losing their facilities to the residential development market. The de Blasio administration has promised some zoning protections for industrial enclaves.
Nov 13, 2015   Crain's Business New York
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Earlier this month, planning academics from across the globe came together for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference. Blog Post
Nov 1, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A ULI-led symposium in Cleveland is looking at how an update of the cit'’s outdated zoning code could revive some neighborhoods in the city.
Oct 30, 2015   Cleveland Plain-Dealer
The Anchorage Assembly has updated its land use regulations to allow taller apartments and spur redevelopment and infill in neighborhoods near major transit corridors and the employment centers of Downtown and Midtown.
Oct 16, 2015   Alaska Dispatch News
What's keeping the historic parts of your city or town from staying up-to-date and well-loved? Usually, the laws.
Oct 6, 2015   PlaceShakers
A longtime resident of an old, eclectic neighborhood reflects on what makes the area so desirable and why new places like it are effectively outlawed today.
Oct 2, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
Surveying the 373 square miles, or 238,720 acres, under jurisdiction of Plan Charlotte to see how much of it is zoned for mixed-use.
Oct 1, 2015   Plan Charlotte
According to New York Yimby, Mayor de Blasio's proposed inclusionary zoning policy could do more to protect small market-rate developments, without affordable housing, than it will to create affordable units.
Sep 18, 2015   New York YIMBY
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Is zoning racist? Blog Post
Jul 29, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an update of the city's 2013 transit oriented development ordinance. The new version of the ordinance would have a sweeping effect on the land uses around transit stations in Chicago.
Jul 28, 2015   Metropolitan Planning Council - The Connector