While some state struggle to raise the gas tax by even a few cents a gallon, indexing the excise tax to inflation avoids these costly battles. Kentucky approved such legislation over 10 years ago. On July 1, the gas tax will increase by 2.4 cents.
Jun 5, 2013 The Courier-Journal
<p>This editorial argues that one-way streets kill downtowns, and they need to be converted to two-ways to help save downtown areas across the country.</p>
Feb 5, 2008 The Courier-Journal
<p>The city of Jeffersonville, Indiana, has approved the annexation of more than 7,800 acres of nearby land -- a move that will increase the population by more than a third. Many of the people to be annexed are calling the move a land and money grab.</p>
Aug 8, 2007 The Courier-Journal
<p>Once-blighted areas of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, have seen huge increases in development and property values recently -- a trend many attribute to public initiatives that encourage private investors. But other factors are also causing the boom.</p>
Jun 22, 2007 The Courier-Journal
Kentucky, a state slow to adapt the concepts of New Urbanism, eyes several developments that are walkable and pedestrian friendly.
Jun 26, 2006 The Courier-Journal
Former EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman touts smart growth in Indiana.
Mar 15, 2006 The Courier-Journal
Few institutions of higher learning apply their knowledge and resources directly to the problems of poverty and housing.
Aug 24, 2005 The Courier-Journal
The Louisville Botanica gardening group is betting that if they build a botanical garden, tourists will come.
Jun 15, 2005 The Courier-Journal
Planning has come a long way -- just look at Nashville.
Jun 3, 2005 The Courier-Journal
Christo’s 'Gates' not possible in sprawl America.
Mar 10, 2005 The Courier-Journal