Haya El Nasser at USA Today suggests that "smart growth" is showing its age, and will go the way of the dustbin along with "urban renewal." Meanwhile, "intelligent cities" is the new hot jargon word.
Feb 4, 2011 USA Today
The term "smart growth" may be approaching the end of its shelf life, according to some. Its replacement: "intelligent cities".
Jan 30, 2011 USA Today
The Texas Transportation Institute just released its 2010 Urban Mobility Report, which is a standard reference in the road-building industry -- and is seriously flawed, says Joe Cortright.
Jan 20, 2011 CEOs For Cities
Sprawl is seen as an unfortunate reality in Toronto, and one that some fear it's too late to unwrite.
Jan 18, 2011 The Toronto Star
A proposal to redevelop an abandoned rail embankment in Jersey City has pitted preservationists and smart growth proponents against each other.
Dec 16, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
The Redwood City Saltworks development designed by Peter Calthorpe has taken a lot of flack from environmentalists -- and rightfully so, says John Parman, in particular for its susceptibility to potentially rising bay waters from global warming.
Dec 9, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
Kaid Benfield of the NRDC thinks it is time to add more specifics to the definition of smart growth. He prescribes a set of six new focus areas, including equity and health, that he argues should be emphasized in the 21st-century smart growth agenda.
Dec 7, 2010 Natural Resources Defense Council
A Berkeley, CA growth initiative revealed the stresses that smart growth play on grassroots environmental organizations like the Sierra Club where members determine positions.
Nov 10, 2010 The New York Times/Bay Citizen
Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX will be getting 30,000 more troops under the Base Realignment and Closure program, which means a major effort to plan for the added people.
Nov 9, 2010 New Urban Network
Bill Fulton looks at Wendell Cox's new study linking regulation to high home prices and concludes that it is based on self-fulfilling assumptions.
Nov 7, 2010 California Planning & Development Report