The real estate growth that had been feeding itself in the Sun Belt has come to an end. Now many places like Phoenix are drying up.
Aug 29, 2009 The New York Times
Small towns like Mesa, WA and larger ones like Vallejo, CA may be forced to dissolve in light of their worsening finances. Local counties will need to absorb residents.
May 28, 2009 The Wall St. Journal
After 4 years of construction, the first light rail line has opened in Phoenix. NPR looks at the new transit option for the sprawling desert city.
Dec 31, 2008 NPR
Mesa, AZ is adding a new land use category to its general plan to promote mixed-use, high-density development along the light-rail corridor- specifically in an area of West Mesa formerly dominated by WalMart.
Dec 16, 2008 East Valley Tribune