Suburban areas are increasingly in the sights of planners and designers who are thinking of new ways to reform the sprawled out land use patterns. This interview looks at how those efforts relate to Houston.
Mar 18, 2011 Transportation Nation
St. Louis is reeling from the news that it lost 29,000 residents, or 8%, of its population since 2000. Bi-annual population estimates had led many to believe the city had finally turned a corner. Meanwhile, exurban counties posted 30+ percent growth.
Feb 27, 2011 Streetsblog Network
A Charleston environmental group has suggested an alternative to a proposed expansion of Interstate 526 which solves the congestion problem with refinements to local streets and costs half the price.
Feb 14, 2011 Streetsblog Capitol Hill
Planners in Jacksonville are getting behind plans to encourage more infill development by getting rid of an older rule that was seen to contribute to sprawl.
Jan 26, 2011 The Florida Times-Union
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
Devastating floods have inundated Brisbane, Australia. Some say the city's sprawling development pattern fueled the destruction.
Jan 14, 2011 Grist
The approval of a massive shopping center in Fresno, California, highlights the city's inability to move beyond its sprawl-centric tendencies, according to this piece from <em>The Fresno Bee</em>.
Dec 22, 2010 The Fresno Bee
Grist talks with Galina Tachieva, author of Sprawl Repair Manual.
Dec 16, 2010 Grist
One accurate measurement can be more insightful than a thousand expert opinions.
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