When a new shopping center may leave existing retail areas short of business, a California court has ruled that mitigations of "urban decay" must be spelled out up front.
Apr 16, 2014 California Planning & Development Report
In the "Room for Debate" section of The New York Times, five experts debate whether the federal government should continue to subsidize the cost of coastal reconstruction in the aftermath of storms.
Nov 28, 2012 The New York Times
As the L.A. City Council prepares to consider final approval for a proposed downtown football stadium and renovated convention center, Jim Newton ponders to what extent community groups will be able to leverage the fast-tracked approvals process.
Sep 12, 2012 Los Angeles Times
New transit facilities attract lots of foot traffic, but while the facility is being built the construction clutter drives potential customers away. A new program in Minneapolis attempts to preserve local businesses through the debris.
Aug 5, 2010 Next American City
In my first week here in Beijing, I have spoken to a number of scholars here about climate change. A few observations;
1. China's scholars are thinking about climate change mitigation but I haven't met many talking about adaptation.
Sep 10, 2009 By