Density

On Monday, geographer Jim Russell published a post at Pacific Standard arguing why zoning for more density would do little to affect the cost of housing Opinion
2 days ago   By Reuben Duarte
Increasing mileage standards will do little to measurably reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In order to seriously tackle climate change we need to ditch the cars, and the development patterns they encourage, and move to walkable places.
Nov 6, 2012   Salon
In a prescient article for the events of this week, John Seo looks at how the global march towards increased density (in technology, land use, and financial markets) has consequences, both beneficial and catastrophic.
Oct 30, 2012   Foreign Policy
Planner and urbanist Brent Toderian explains why Halloween is his favorite holiday.
Oct 28, 2012   Huffington Post British Columbia
Christopher Hume delivers a forceful argument for why density is necessary for maintaining a prosperous Toronto in the decades ahead, and why the alternative, sprawl, is environmentally unsustainable and economically ruinous.
Oct 26, 2012   Toronto Star
Does density cause higher housing prices? Can the private market supply low-income housing? What will it take to maintain housing affordability in successful, growing cities? Dan Bertolet seeks an answer to these questions in a piece for Citytank.
Oct 22, 2012   Citytank
If you were confused by recent census data that named four California metros, including Delano (pop 53,819), as the most dense in America, a new report that looks at "population-weighted density" may deliver more satisfying results.
Oct 15, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Author Kevin Baker offers a historical perspective of the Republican Party's shift to the "anti-urban party".
Oct 8, 2012   The New York Times
With cities such as Vancouver struggling with housing affordability, limited developable land, and residents resistant to change, Bob Ransford suggests we need open and honest debate about density and the big picture of development.
Sep 21, 2012   The Vancouver Sun
A new study shows that denser, more transit-oriented development will lead to an overall decrease in miles driven, reports Angie Schmitt.
Sep 19, 2012   Streetsblog
As one of North America's largest suburbs, Mississauga is joining some of its neighbors in the Greater Toronto Area in planning an unprecedented effort to replace its suburban roots with something more urban.
Aug 23, 2012   The Globe and Mail