Urban Planning

From my perspective on the private sector/developer side, development agreements are incredibly useful tools to ensure a project can be built with confidence, but that doesn’t mean I don’t see the peculiarity of the development agreement as a tool for land use control. Blog Post
Jan 11, 2015   By Reuben Duarte
Detroit has become our most notorious story of urban collapse. But reporter Matthew Power suggests that we consider the city's official motto: "It shall rise from the ashes."
Jun 6, 2011   OnEarth Magazine
In his new book "Triumph of The City," Glaeser gives high regard to high-density urbanism and the city but criticizes planners and historic preservationists for over-regulation in land use planning.
Feb 17, 2011   WashingtonCityPaper
While Brazil sits underwater due to heavy rains, an even greater political problem persists.
Feb 3, 2011   The Guardian
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Oct 25, 2010   By Samuel Staley
At a seminar on "Re-working Suburbia" in San Leandro, California, urban designers and planners strategized for ways to upgrade Bay Area suburbs to attract millennials.
Sep 17, 2010   New Urban Network
Planning nerd bloggers like David Alpert of Greater Greater Washington are finding that they can have significant influence in the world of D.C. planning and development.
Sep 2, 2010   Washington City Paper
The L.A. Department of City Planning is experiencing radical changes in leadership, planning process, and organizational structure. The leaders--past, present, and, future--of planning in L.A. gathered in August to discuss a vision for the future.
Sep 2, 2010   The Planning Report
A Portland transit planner from the days when buses were the primary means of getting around says the system is headed in the wrong direction and service is declining.
Aug 23, 2010   EnzymePDX.com
Chinese urban sprawl has the potential to be transformed into urban sustainability.
Jul 29, 2010   TheCityFix
Building on the urban renaissance of the last decade that saw residential population increase for the first time since 1950, the City of Columbus has set a bold vision for the future with the adoption of the 2010 Downtown Columbus Strategic Plan.
Jul 21, 2010   The Columbus Dispatch