Density

The Atlanta Studies website takes a deep dive into the history that produced the city of Atlanta as we know it today—and provides some suggestions on how to "correct some of its most atrocious attacks on the urban built environment."
17 hours ago   Atlanta Studies
The San Diego Association of Government on October 9 will consider a 35-year regional plan that prioritizes public transit in its management of an expected 1 million new residents.
Sep 29, 2015   The San Diego Union-Tribune
A simple chart allows an easy comparison between the varieties of housing that comprise the housing stock of U.S. cities.
Sep 22, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Density isn't always a dirty word, apparently—as residents of Utah have voiced their support of more urban typologies to support its expected population growth over the next several decades.
Sep 8, 2015   The Salt Lake Tribune
A study of two cities at opposite ends of the urban spectrum demonstrate how density matters for a number of ecological services.
Sep 4, 2015   Pacific Standard
A suite of zoning changes under consideration by the Tacoma Planning Commission provoked its "most well-attended" hearing in decades.
Aug 27, 2015   The News Tribune
The San Francisco Planning Department is proposing new densities in certain neighborhoods in exchange for building new units for low- and middle-income residents.
Aug 17, 2015   San Francisco Business Times
The swift rejection of a proposal to upzone residential neighborhoods in Seattle inspired The Urbanist to evaluate the lessons of the episode. One takeaway: don't demonize single-family homeowners.
Aug 12, 2015   The Urbanist
Seattle's recent Housing and Livability Agenda (HALA) recommendations have created a sensational dialogue about zoning, affordability and neighborhood change. Chuck Wolfe explains how this may create an unprecedented basis for consensus in the city.
Aug 9, 2015   Crosscut
Jarrett Walker outlines the conditions under which transit serves the greatest number of travelers. Maximizing ridership, he argues, requires thinking like a business and catering to demand.
Aug 7, 2015   Human Transit
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An op-ed describes a paradox produced by the ongoing debates over density while also presenting potential solutions for overcoming the resulting impasse. Exclusive
Aug 6, 2015  By Gerhard Mayer