Ben Brown reads Robert Putnam's new book, which explores the ways in which religion in the U.S. causes greater intolerance but simultaneously a greater civic engagement and likelihood of helping others through charitable acts.
Oct 9, 2010 PlaceShakers
The Buffalo News praises efforts by Mayor Byron W. Brown to completely rewrite the city's 59-year-old zoning code. The Mayor's initiative, dubbed the Buffalo Green Code, would place a new emphasis on sustainability and walkable neighborhoods.
May 6, 2010 Buffalo News
Mayor Byron Brown announced that the city's new code will be the "Buffalo Green Code," supporting walkable, sustainable neighborhoods.
Apr 24, 2010 Buffalo Rising
As termed-out Mayor Manny Diaz leaves office in Miami, <em>The Miami Herald</em>'s Andres Viglucci takes a look back at the impact Diaz had on the city's growth.
Nov 17, 2009 The Miami Herald
Commissioners in Miami have voted to replace the city's use-based zoning code with a form-based code, dubbed Miami 21, which had been in the works for years.
Oct 23, 2009 The Miami Herald
The zoning code of Alamogordo, NM hasn't been revisited since April of 1950. Today, the zoning rewrite group is finally updating the code and making the switch to a form-based code in the process.
Sep 21, 2009 Alamogordo Daily News
Colorado Springs planners have put two ambitious plans on the table: The first, a brand new Master Plan for its downtown, and the second, a form-based code.
Apr 10, 2009 Colorado Springs Gazette
As Secretary of Commerce, Herbert Hoover championed the Standard Zoning Enabling Act. Rick Cole argues it is time to leave Hoover's legacy behind.
Jan 16, 2009 Citiwire.net
The Dallas City Council ponders a form-based code, designed to encourage neighborhoods where driving isn't required to get around.
Dec 10, 2008 Dallas Morning News
Albuquerque's new "form-based codes" could offer city planners another model for denser, more pedestrian-friendly growth.
Sep 11, 2008 The New Mexico Independent