Urban Planning Research Blog

A new study from USC concludes that the benefits of California's Prop. 13, which froze property tax rates, are unequally distributed among generations of homebuyers.
Sep 28, 2009   Urban Planning Research Blog
<p>Chris Plumbago, associate professor of urban planning at the University of Columbus, offers a model of a 'tragically amusing' rejection letter from an academic journal.</p>
Jan 26, 2007   Urban Planning Research Blog
The heyday of the American downtown was short -- from 1880-1920, so if we are experiencing a downtown 'comeback', exactly what are we coming back from? Guest blogger Michael Manville examines the what, how and why of downtown revitalization.
Sep 21, 2006   Urban Planning Research Blog
Let's say the idea of smart growth is a good one. Does that leave room for research questions, asks Randall Crane in UCLA's Department of Urban Planning.
Feb 14, 2006   Urban Planning Research Blog