April 28, 2005, 10am PDT
Plans for a mixed-use project have expanded.
March 19, 2005, 5am PST
The city of Charlotte considers introducing trollys to help revitalize troubled neighborhoods.
November 19, 2004, 8am PST
The popular search engine adds a new feature -- a 3D digital model of the entire earth.
November 15, 2004, 9am PST
CNU offers a simple "popsicle test" to determine if your neighborhood is a New Urbanist neighborhood.
September 15, 2004, 12pm PDT
Mary Newsom reviews Jane Jacobs' book "Dark Age Ahead"
September 12, 2004, 11am PDT
The Charlotte Observer interviews the city manager of Hickory, NC, about his views on planning and development.
April 12, 2004, 11am PDT
The Charlotte Observer offers a list of questions they want the city's next planning director to answer.
April 12, 2004, 6am PDT
In the new urbanist community of Hometown, innovation is the key to education.
August 26, 2003, 7am PDT
The Charlotte Observer editorializes on the process of hiring a new planning directory for the city of Charlotte.
April 15, 2003, 9am PDT
The Charlotte Observers offers a summary of how zoning and "matter of right" allows for the building of junk, regardless of city plans or desires for a quality environment.
April 10, 2003, 8am PDT
The end of an era of cheap oil will change everything about the way we live, says James Howard Kunstler.
October 23, 2002, 11am PDT
Charlotte North Carolina's Area Transit System recommends a streetcar line along Central Avenue. Many neighbors and community leaders oppose the plan.
October 18, 2002, 10am PDT
A project inspired by New Urbanism comes to life but some say it is not a true urban community.
October 9, 2002, 11am PDT
The Charlotte, North Carolina transit provider proposes light rail, not busways, for its southeast transit corridor.
June 18, 2002, 6am PDT
Charlotte city planners have a new requirement for big box planners: an exit strategy.
June 7, 2002, 8am PDT
Davidson, NC, requires two-story buildings "placed up to the street" so a new gas station will not have gas pumps in the front.
February 13, 2002, 5am PST
A writer for the Charlotte Observer begins a series comparing Charlotte, North Carolina to Portland, Oregon.
December 25, 2001, 7am PST
A report from the National Housing Conference, a nonprofit coalition of industry experts, advocates and academics, reveals affordable housing shortage affecting the working poor.
October 25, 2001, 11am PDT
Several communities in North Carolina have limited the use of Cul-de-Sacs, arguing that overuse has caused traffic congestion.
October 21, 2001, 6am PDT
Residents of Charlotte, N.C. discuss growth issues with candidates for city council.