December 27, 2005, 1pm PST
The dramatic increase in homeowners' associations has some worrying about the implications for local governance.
December 26, 2005, 11am PST
As the number of people in Homeowner Associations has exploded from 2 million nationwide in 1970 to more than 54 million now, disputes become more expensive, and more frequent.
November 27, 2005, 7am PST
A new study of Montgomery residents attempts to answer the question, "Is suburbia harmful to your health?"
November 22, 2005, 10am PST
While Transportation Engineers often work with the premise that the client is the car, in Baltimore County, MD a consultant group has recommended letting the single lane rural roads meander.
October 6, 2005, 8am PDT
As Americans are forced to spend more time commuting, the question must be asked 'what have highways done to improve quality of life?'
October 5, 2005, 6am PDT
The Chesapeake region's largest remaining wetlands face twin threats of suburban sprawl and rising sea levels.
September 16, 2005, 8am PDT
Unless we make a rapid switch to clean, renewable energy, other cities will face the dangers that submerged New Orleans, says Mike Tidwell.
August 30, 2005, 7am PDT
Officials in Howard County are struggling between builders and affordable housing advocates in the struggle to provide housing that the middle-class can afford.
August 25, 2005, 1pm PDT
The Baltimore Sun profiles William Mackey Jr., former planning director for the City of South Miami and the new project manager for the U.S. 40 project in Maryland, who used the opportunity to return to his planning roots.
July 14, 2005, 5am PDT
Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development is calling on city leaders to pass a $50 million bond to help raze abandoned buildings, and rebuild on the property.
July 11, 2005, 7am PDT
A judge orders the Carroll County Planning and Zoning Commission to approve 254 townhouses or face jail.
July 5, 2005, 9am PDT
The Gallup Organization has been hired to poll 4,000 residents from 20 U.S. cities to determine resident satisfaction. Richard Florida is one of the poll's designers.
June 26, 2005, 1pm PDT
Through a public and private community effort, a Baltimore public housing project receives a long-awaited playground.
June 26, 2005, 11am PDT
Architects asked, "How can the spirit of the African-American be expressed in the architecture?"
June 21, 2005, 1pm PDT
Far from being the 'City of Light', Paris is now the city of traffic and high rent.
June 11, 2005, 1pm PDT
Several public hearings are planned to discuss the proposed changes to the MTA routes.
June 9, 2005, 7am PDT
The National Trust names the "Journey Through Hallowed Ground" corridor in its list of the most endangered historic places.
May 2, 2005, 5am PDT
Depsite a history of growth management efforts, new Census figures show that Maryland continues to sprawl.
April 4, 2005, 6am PDT
A nearly 40-year-old Urban-Rural Demarcation Line reigns in urban growth and successfully promotes infill development in Baltimore County.
March 25, 2005, 10am PST
While the gap between flourishing and decaying areas is growing, there are signs of a turnaround in Baltimore City.