California Planning and Development Report

California planning expert Bill Fulton discusses a long-awaited proposal from the Governor's Office of Planning and Research that would shift the state's traffic impact assessments away from their current focus on traffic congestion.
Aug 10, 2014   California Planning and Development Report
<p>A court of appeal in California ruled that a decades-old plan to realign a road and a two-year-old plan to build a big box improvement store nearby only need to undergo one environmental impact analysis under the state's Environmental Quality Act.</p>
Nov 29, 2007   California Planning and Development Report
The Bush administration is backing away from urban programs that Republicans of a generation ago supported.
May 19, 2005   California Planning and Development Report
Voters in Murrieta, one of California's fastest growing cities, have recalled the mayor because of concerns about rapid development.
May 10, 2005   California Planning and Development Report
Transit-oriented development is a necessary but not sufficient precondition to more transit ridership, writes Bill Fulton.
Feb 19, 2005   California Planning and Development Report
California voters decided on dozens of ballot measures that impact land use in their cities and counties.
Nov 4, 2004   California Planning and Development Report
These days, a house in California costs a lot of money. Inevitably, the planning system gets blamed for the mess.
May 18, 2004   California Planning and Development Report
California's de-malling movement turns white elephants into urban centers.
Mar 20, 2004   California Planning and Development Report
Three sweeping growth measures in three very different parts of California all lost during the March 2 primary election.
Mar 4, 2004   California Planning and Development Report
Cities and counties throughout California are developing 'inclusionary zoning' programs. But do they work?
Jan 23, 2004   California Planning and Development Report
Cities and counties of all sizes are adopting regulations to limit development of big box stores.
Jan 3, 2004   California Planning and Development Report