May 7, 2004, 7am PDT
Are suburban housing policies intentionally limiting housing options for parents with children to keep school costs low?
April 27, 2004, 1pm PDT
Department store owners are beginning to forgo mall venues in favor of standalone stores, which offer greater flexibility.
April 24, 2004, 7am PDT
On the campaign trail, Bush promises to protect the country's wetlands.
April 14, 2004, 10am PDT
Mountain House, CA promises the same elements that other new towns have for decades--pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods, varied architecture, affordable homes with efficient access to employment. Will this one be able to deliver?
April 13, 2004, 8am PDT
Partners for Livable Communities releases a list of livable places for the decade.
April 10, 2004, 1pm PDT
USA Today profiles the efforts of a couple in rural Palmett, GA to manage growth through transfers of development rights.
April 3, 2004, 1pm PST
Across the nation, there is growing resistence to eminment domain.
March 11, 2004, 9am PST
For the last year, Houston has been trying to prepare its drivers for light rail, but already there have been 15 accidents since January 1.
March 7, 2004, 9am PST
Colorado's Roan Plateau is home to one of the state's richest collections of plants and wildlife, as well abundant natural gas reserves.
March 3, 2004, 8am PST
The big-box retailer still can't crack the California market.
February 26, 2004, 11am PST
New Los Angeles landmark is causing neighbors' temperatures to rise--literally.
February 21, 2004, 1pm PST
For the first time in 30 years, California is attracting a smaller share of new immigrants.
February 16, 2004, 8am PST
Twin Cities' Metropolitan Council touted by some as a national model for metro-wide cooperation.
February 12, 2004, 9am PST
This article highlights the need for regional or metropolitan solutions to large scale urban problems.
February 7, 2004, 11am PST
Residents continue to inundate fire-prone areas of the west even after last fall’s devastating fires claimed 25 lives and more than 3,600 homes
January 6, 2004, 7am PST
U.S. cities and states are rewriting zoning codes for second housing units -- often called 'granny flats'.
December 5, 2003, 7am PST
A national pornography chain is opening 'adult superstores' in freeway-adjacent, smaller midwestern communities with lax zoning laws.
November 12, 2003, 6am PST
Suburbs boom in the nation's new "low-SPF Sunbelt.
November 5, 2003, 1pm PST
Cities across the nation are collectively facing hundreds of billions of dollars in desperately needed repairs and upgrades to storm and wastewater systems.
October 27, 2003, 12pm PST
EPA reports that despite nationwide efforts there have been no overall air quality gains in the last decade.