As Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) gains popularity, Annie Weinstock describes new standards for BRT, taking a lesson from some failing systems.
Jul 21, 2012 Next American City
According to James A. Bacon, "Smart growth is too important to leave to liberals." In a new essay, he argues that "Conservatives must articulate their own vision for creating prosperous, livable and fiscally sustainable communities."
Jun 4, 2012 Bacon's Rebellion
As high-speed connections to the Internet become increasingly crucial to the global competition to attract and cultivate the high-paying jobs of the digital economy, Christopher Mitchell explores the impediments preventing many communities from building the broadband infrastructure to sup Exclusive
Apr 30, 2012 By
The commonwealth's nonprofit affordable housing developers are outgreening their market-rate peers, bringing green building up to scale statewide.
Jan 20, 2012 Shelterforce
While the basis of last week's ruling is a 7-acre property, the decision temporarily opens the door for all agriculturally zoned properties in the county to be subdivided into 1-acre parcels.
Mar 4, 2010 Richmond Times-Dispatch
As you may have heard in yesterday's Planetizen Podcast, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine doesn't like cul-de-sacs.
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John McCain was one of two dozen senators to vote last week against a bill that included $1.5 billion to fund D.C. transit.
Oct 8, 2008 Washington Post