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In a huge victory for fracking opponents and a major blow to the shale gas drilling industry, the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest, ruled on June 30 that municipalities can use zoning laws to enact fracking bans or moratoria.
Jul 4, 2014   USA Today
Small neighborhood developments of cottages with low square footage known as "pocket neighborhoods" are catching on, especially with empty nesters looking to downsize.
Apr 2, 2011   USA Today
As gas prices rise, more voices are calling for increased investments in transit and more multi-modal city planning.
Mar 24, 2011   USA Today
Cities with high populations of black Americans are losing them, according to figures form the U.S. Census Bureau.
Mar 24, 2011   USA Today
The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) has been making decisions for years about transit capacity using weight standards from 1962. The FTA is proposing to update the average American from 150 to 175 pounds to better reflect reality.
Mar 22, 2011   USA Today
Unhealthy, smog-filled air has struck an unsuspecting locale: rural Wyoming.
Mar 12, 2011   USA Today
Homes located near transit stops are more energy efficient than homes classified "energy efficient", according to a new study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Mar 10, 2011   USA Today
Cities in California, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada that were "sunburnt" by the economic recession need to smartly manage their future growth.
Mar 9, 2011   USA Today
Long a majority-white city, Salt Lake City is gradually becoming more diverse.
Mar 1, 2011   USA Today
The Obama administration yesterday announced that it would put $50 million dollars into speeding up the process to get offshore wind farms built along the Atlantic coast.
Feb 8, 2011   USA Today
Haya El Nasser at USA Today suggests that "smart growth" is showing its age, and will go the way of the dustbin along with "urban renewal." Meanwhile, "intelligent cities" is the new hot jargon word.
Feb 4, 2011   USA Today