Since the 1990s, Maryland has been at the forefront of Smart Growth planning at the statewide level. However, a new study shows that the state's incentive-based approach may not be adequate for inducing the changes envisioned by planners.
Jun 3, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Under the "living building" pilot program, a handful of developments get to bypass the usual zoning for sticking to some of the most stringent building standards in the world. But one developer wants an additional 10 feet of height for it.
Oct 21, 2011 The Seattle Times
How is the City of London incentivizing bike and ped commuters for helping improve the air? There's an App for that.
Oct 17, 2011 Fast Company
New York City's policy that incentivizes luxury development has had deleterious impacts on the city's lower and middle classes, according to the new documentary "The Vanishing City".
Jun 4, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
City officials in Austin are considering a new incentive for builders willing to include public spaces in new projects.
Dec 1, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
Birdbath Bakery in New York has found popularity, and a niche, by offering a 25% discount to cyclists. As New York's bicycling infrastructure grows, businesses that cater to them may thrive.
Sep 21, 2009 The Village Voice
The Fed's "Cash For Clunkers" program, which set aside funds to give people an incentive to trade in old polluting cars for newer models, is already reportedly running out of money. (VIDEO)
Jul 31, 2009 ABC
Next month, Vancouver will begin a two-and-a-half year incentive program to encourage developers to build affordable housing.
Jun 21, 2009 The Globe and Mail
Though typically centered in bigger cities, this piece from Business Week looks at the best small cities to locate startup businesses in every state.
Mar 28, 2009 BusinessWeek
New developments in Oakland and San Francisco are luring in eco-conscious homeseekers with free transit passes and discounts on carsharing programs.
Nov 14, 2008 San Francisco Business Times