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What would a policy that requires development to make more efficient use of land and resources (like water, for instance) look like? Exclusive
2 days ago  By Eliot Allen
The Mid Ohio Planning Commission (MORPC) is working with Columbus 2020, ULI Columbus, and planning firm Calthorpe and Associates to head up a new effort called insight2050 that will develop "objective analytical tools" to prepare for growth.
Aug 27, 2014   Columbus Underground
A post by Sustainatlanta reacts to the recent study that predicted massive, sprawling growth in the South in the next 50 years. The post's concern is that sprawl will "eviscerate' the Southern lifestyle.
Aug 24, 2014   sustainatlanta
Blog Post
In "The Road to Serfdom," F.A. Hayek wrote, "Individual freedom cannot be reconciled with the supremacy of one single purpose to which the whole of society is permanently subordinated." Hayek was of course thinking about economic planning designed to govern society as a whole. Blog Post
Aug 15, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Led by the Walton Family Foundation, Northwest Arkansas officials look to "sense of place" and walkable urban solutions for future economic growth and attraction of talent.
Aug 8, 2014   Better Cities & Towns
Among proposed examples of new urbanist communities, Greater Greater Washington calls out one, located along Prince William's Potomac riverfront, as particularly experimental, sprawling, and centered on a Virginia Railway Express station.
Aug 6, 2014   Greater Greater Washington
Blog Post
Over the past few years, I’ve read a lot of articles and blog posts proclaiming that cities are back: that millenials want to drive less and live in cities, and that suburbs as we know them Blog Post
Aug 5, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Any narrative of the contemporary American residential market that neglects the continued proliferation of sprawl fails to describe the complex preferences of the public.
Aug 3, 2014   Huffington Post Green
A new study, "The Southern Megalopolis: Using the Past to Predict the Future of Urban Sprawl in the Southeast U.S." predicts urban sprawl and warns of its possible consequences over the next 50 years.
Jul 28, 2014   CityLab
A pair of articles sounds separate warnings about what a future of autonomous vehicles will mean for law enforcement and fuel consumption. The warnings are far from the utopian ideal that many desire for the technology.
Jul 23, 2014   Bloomberg
Henry Grabar beckons the death of the McMansion, calling it an "American embarrassment" with no easy solution for planners.
Jul 15, 2014   Salon