Growth

Like many cities built on the old economy of steel and automobile manufacturing, Baltimore is struggling to attract and retain citizens. Recent population growth bears examination.
Jan 11, 2014   Comeback City
A recent report shows that fast growing cities had lower incomes and bigger income drops during the recession. Mary Newsom digests the report and delves into what it means for cities looking forward.
Jan 30, 2011   Citiwire
Opinion
Dec 23, 2010   By Todd Litman
Writing for <em>Forbes</em>, Joel Kotkin looks at the fastest-growing cities in the world, and shows how powerhouse cities like New York and Mumbai are being challenged by lesser known places.
Oct 8, 2010   Forbes
A short documentary exploring the development challenges that the City of Ventura faces.
Sep 20, 2010   The OpenSpace: News For Central Coast Planners
Citing three examples of growing pains in Metro Atlanta, this piece wonders whether the region is incapable of efficiently growing any further.
Aug 30, 2010   The Economist
Dan Rodricks has been reading a lot of "good news" about new residential building permits being taken out around Baltimore, and questions whether new development is always a good sign.
Jul 12, 2010   The Baltimore Sun
A video created for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) presents a serious look at what infill development would look like in Ventura and Fullerton.
May 24, 2010   The Source: Transportation News and Views
Where will Americans live? Everywhere. The third article in a three-part series based on Joel Kotkin's new book, "The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050," looks at where Americans will live and how our communities will grow to accommodate them.
Mar 23, 2010   AOL News
A judge has overruled a voter-approved plan in the California city of Pleasanton to cap the number of new residences allowed in the city in an effort to curb the area's growing congestion.
Mar 18, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
The three counties in the Portland Metropolitan area are at odds about what parts of the region should and should not be protected by urban growth boundaries.
Dec 29, 2009   The Oregonian