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Growth

Newly released population data provides entre for a discussion about the nature of cities.
Yesterday   FiveThirtyEight
A new line of Portland's MAX light rail system has opened, prefacing the coming decades of rail growth in the region.
Sep 13, 2009   The Oregonian
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a list of the fastest-growing cities, in terms of population growth. Those on the list are hoping their growth will pull them through the recession.
Jul 1, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
A report from the US Census Bureau shows that the nation continues to suburbanize.
Jun 25, 2009   New Geography
A new growth management law in Florida is both good news and bad news, says Jane Healy of the Orlando Sentinel.
Jun 9, 2009   Orlando Sentinel
The Chicago Architecture Foundation is showing a scale model of the Loop and nearby areas on Michigan Avenue.
Jun 8, 2009   Chicago Tribune
This piece form the <em>Modesto Bee</em> looks at the growth and housing bust that has dramatically affected California's San Joaquin Valley -- home to some of the nation's highest rates of foreclosure.
Mar 31, 2009   The Modesto Bee
Having become something of a junkie who overdoses on political and economic news, it is only natural that I try to help justify that time investment by scouring the news for tidbits that have professional relevance.  Just this past week several things have come across my monitor that have made me reflect.  Blog Post
Mar 6, 2009   By Steven Polzin
A mapping project has laid out a blueprint for the location of new green energy sites in British Columbia. Officials are hoping it will help guide the province towards more sustainable growth, but others worry it will encourage sprawl.
Feb 27, 2009   The Tyee
The recession and the end of the age of fast-growth will be a good thing for Toronto, argues Christopher Hume.
Feb 23, 2009   The Toronto Star
Cities that have fun things to do -- so-called "consumption amenities" -- are more successful at attracting people and growing jobs, according to a recent report.
Jan 4, 2009   The Boston Globe