Jones Plaza in Central Houston was redesigned in 2001 to accommodate large concerts and events, but locals objected to the lack of green space. So planners are going back to the drawing board.
Feb 2, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
Queensland University of Technology Prof. Jeannie Sim says that while density has increased in the city, green spaces have diminished.
Jan 30, 2009 The Brisbane Times
<p>This film from <em>Streetsblog</em> looks at a community effort in Portland to remove pavement from unused parking lots.</p>
Jun 20, 2008 Streetsblog L.A.
<p>A former bus and rail yard in park-poor South Los Angeles will be converted into an "urban wetland park".</p>
Apr 27, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
<p>A new zoning requirement passed by the New York City Planning Commission will require all new developments to plant trees along the street.</p>
Mar 28, 2008 The New York Times
<p>Urban projects have resulted in the paving over of significant chunks of parkland in Melbourne, Australia -- land set aside more than 150 years ago to act as the city's lungs.</p>
Mar 11, 2008 The Age