Urban Planning Research Blog

September 28, 2009, 10am PDT
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.
Urban Planning Research Blog
January 26, 2007, 1pm PST
<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>
Urban Planning Research Blog
September 21, 2006, 1pm PDT
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.
Urban Planning Research Blog
February 14, 2006, 11am PST
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.
Urban Planning Research Blog