The UK government recently announced the sites of four new planned "eco-towns". But local opposition to the projects remains high.
Jul 16, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
Expanding America's power grid to connect wind and solar power plants to the urban areas they fuel will require thousands of miles of transmission lines. Most of it will be built in rural areas where locals are not likely to be very welcoming.
Jun 30, 2009 The Daily Yonder
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's grand plans for 10 carbon-neutral 'eco-towns' haven't lived up to their fanfare, according to some. Now as things move forward, the goals have been watered down a bit.
Jun 26, 2009 Architects' Journal
Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario has announced a plan to counteract the intense NIMBYism that has stifled projects throughout the province.
Feb 19, 2009 The Toronto Star
The town of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has grand plans for a new, pedestrian-oriented downtown, but making this idea reality involves getting rid of one large and vocal neighbor: WalMart.
Jan 19, 2009 Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune
This column looks at the NIMBY-minded attitude of one couple that has been fighting to prevent a bus line from coming into their neighborhood.
Oct 21, 2008 The Toronto Star
<p>Incidents of violence and vandalism highlight a rising tide of local opposition to teh construction of new mosques in Germany.</p>
Jul 18, 2008 Der Spiegel
<p>A peaceful suburb wanting to preserve its tranquility is pitted against a large rail company attempting to lessen freight congestion around Chicago by running its trains through it and other suburbs on an existing rail line it hopes to purchase.</p>
Jun 5, 2008 Associated Press via Miami Herald
<p>New Jersey struggles to develop fair rules on affordable housing. "The whole thing is madness at this point," says a Sussex County administrator.</p>
May 26, 2008 New Jersey Herald
<p>One of the top political bloggers in Colorado expounds against the planning profession. He lays blame for most cities' ills at their feet.</p>
May 7, 2008 The Wash Park Prophet