Urban Development

Paul Krugman, one of the most influential voices of liberal policy in the United States, has identified a culprit in the U.S. affordability crisis: over-regulation.
11 hours ago   The New York Times
World leaders are meeting in Paris this week for the United Nation's COP21 talks. But what exactly are the main topics of discussion?
13 hours ago   Doggerel
Downtown San Diego's East Village neighborhood shares traits with San Francisco's SOMA, circa 1990s. However, there are competing visions for the area: academic and high tech vs. stadium and convention center expansion.
Yesterday   UrbDeZine
Alana Semuels, staff writer for The Atlantic, examines highway teardowns beginning with the San Francisco Embarcadero in 1989 to see how they have worked in terms of revitalizing poorer areas or restoring the urban fabric that they destroyed.
Yesterday   The Atlantic
Famous for its focus on dense, infill development and quickly ascending skyline, the Toronto housing market is still plagued by rising housing costs at the single-family detached homes end of the spectrum.
2 days ago   The Toronto Star
A Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce report offers compelling evidence of the borough's ongoing transformation.
4 days ago   Crain's New York Business
The high cost of free parking is almost, but not quite, common knowledge. Many, but not all, people realize the pernicious effects of parking requirements. A map can help illustrate this spreading awareness.
5 days ago   Strong Towns
Four major cities in Texas are either considering or constructing convention center upgrades.
5 days ago   Community Impact Newspaper
The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that landlords and developers are concerned about the effects on the market from a wave of new housing supply ready to come online in the region.
6 days ago   Puget Sound Business Journal
A pair of articles details two new, massive greenfield developments on the way in North Texas.
6 days ago   The Dallas Morning News
With water shortages in São Paulo making headlines around the world, Brazil is rethinking its approach to water infrastructure. Arup's Pablo Lazo gives his perspective on the various entities that are acting for change.
Nov 23, 2015   Doggerel