Small Town Planning

What is small town urban planning? If the phrase reads like an oxymoron, that’s because it is. A great deal of this discipline we call “urban planning” is not what it seems. That fact is magnified in the small town. “Urban” implies complexity. “Planning” implies control. Opinion
Mar 11, 2014   By Norman Wright
In April 2009, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan spoke to the ULI Spring Council Forum in Atlanta; he stated that his administration's goal was "to put the UD back in HUD," and explained that HUD's over-reliance on housing Opinion
Oct 1, 2011   By Jess Zimbabwe
In Starksboro, Vermont, planners are using storytelling and community art projects to get at the heart of what matters to residents.
Nov 9, 2009   Burlington Free Press
Middlebury College students have been commissioned to simply get to know Starksboro, Vermont for a semester. The hope is that their findings will help develop a plan that embraces growth while upholding the things unique to the small town.
Dec 5, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Hiking and cycling traffic on the Great Allegheny Passageway has brought jobs and prosperity to small towns along the route.</p>
Jul 30, 2008   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
<p>Parkersburg, IA, reeling from a recent tornado that devastated the town, could look to nearby Charles City for a silver lining.</p>
Jun 2, 2008   Des Moines Register
<p>Waynesville, North Carolina Mayor Gavin Brown is forced to give up on pedestrian-friendly design to save potential jobs from Best Buy.</p>
May 31, 2008   The Smoky Mountain News