January 26, 2011, 9am PST
Planners in Jacksonville are getting behind plans to encourage more infill development by getting rid of an older rule that was seen to contribute to sprawl.
May 8, 2009, 9am PDT
Jacksonville, Florida is hoping private funding will come through to save the city's parks, which officials say they can't afford to build or maintain.
March 13, 2009, 1pm PDT
Jacksonville, Florida officials are considering removing pay phones on sidewalks and in downtown parks, which are often viewed as nuisances that hinder efforts to make neighborhoods cleaner and safer.
October 30, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Groundwater supplies in Northeast Florida may only be able to support growth until 2030, when demands on water will overshoot available resources.</p>
September 7, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Water agency officials in Florida are considering a plan to pump 262 million gallons of water per day from local rivers to satisfy a high population growth rate. But many are calling the plan short-sighted and a futile attempt to control nature.</p>
September 7, 2006, 11am PDT
As a neighborhood road in Jacksonville is widened from four to six lanes to attract business, many residents are expressing distaste. Michael Lewyn outlines the argument against road widening.
May 2, 2003, 9am PDT
Jacksonville weighs options whether expanded avenue would make a good corridor to run its underperforming Rapid Transit System.
November 14, 2002, 7am PST
Even with the re-relection of Governor Bush, work will continue towards a florida Bullet train.
October 12, 2002, 7am PDT
New residents of Downtown Jacksonville townhomes face urban realities of noise and vagrants.
July 31, 2002, 1pm PDT
A new comprehensive plan designation upheld for Northeast Florida Mega-development.
June 1, 2002, 11am PDT
Downtown Jacksonville seeks to create retail town center and relies on nearby housing.
May 22, 2002, 11am PDT
A large Northeastern Florida Development clears a major legal challenge.
December 21, 2001, 11am PST
Jacksonville Metro area county faces serious growing pains and seeks solutions.
December 5, 2001, 6am PST
Defining conventional wisdom, a sprawling community Weston, Florida has managed to integrate suburbia with new urbanism.
December 2, 2001, 7am PST
Sierra Club explains its position on the Nocatee development plan for northeast Florida.
December 2, 2001, 6am PST
Editorial criticizes the Sierra Club's stance on the Nocatee mega-development plan in Florida.
November 20, 2001, 11am PST
Roundabouts (circular intersections), new to Florida, are proposed for Jacksonville.
November 9, 2001, 11am PST
Controversy surrounds a 15,000 acre development in Northeast Florida.
October 9, 2001, 8am PDT
Downtown Jacksonville housing developments are being spurred on by financial incentives from the city.
August 30, 2001, 12pm PDT
Downtown Jacksonville gets its first large residential tower/complex.