Urban Development

July 14, 2016, 1pm PDT
The latest front line of the battle to prevent the spread of big-box stores is the city of Pleasanton, California.
East Bay Times
July 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
How one firm is integrating sharing economy principles to bolster Chicago's public schools.
Doggerel
July 14, 2016, 9am PDT
Emily Badger, writing for The Washington Post's Wonkblog, doesn't let planners off the hook for the racist history of highway planning around the country.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
July 13, 2016, 10am PDT
A brief by the Cato Institute describes historic preservation laws as arbitrary and ambiguous. A case before the Supreme Court could decide on either side of the issue.
Market Urbanism
July 13, 2016, 9am PDT
A proposed expansion project is intended to expand passenger rail capacity around the Boston area.
Progressive Railroading
Feature
July 13, 2016, 5am PDT
It has been 20 years since the city of Birmingham, Michigan approved the Birmingham 2016 Master Plan. Robert J. Gibbs, one of the planners on a team that included Andrés Duany, describes the decisions and process that contributed to the plan.
Robert J. Gibbs
July 12, 2016, 1pm PDT
Big development news for two of the biggest names in the Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley Business Journal
July 12, 2016, 12pm PDT
Two suburbs of Cleveland provide a case study in how older, inner-ring suburbs can compete with the newer suburbs on the fringes of the region.
Cleveland.com
July 12, 2016, 11am PDT
Yonah Freemark provides a comprehensive explainer of the nuts and bolts of population analysis, applying that expertise to an examination of downtown population change.
the transport politic
July 12, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Baytown, located just east of Houston, is the location of several bright spots for the regional economy.
Houston Chronicle
July 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Privately-owned public spaces on Walter Street in Manhattan could get a little more private and a little less public under terms of a new zoning amendment approved by the City Council.
amNew York
July 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
As part of "Guardian Canada" week, an author writes a paean to benefits of a growing, forward looking, diverse city.
The Guardian Cities
July 10, 2016, 9am PDT
If the proposed parking minimums had been in place over the past eight years, one-fifth of new development in the area would have been impossible, according to analysis reported by Bike Portland.
Bike Portland
July 10, 2016, 5am PDT
With less than 60,000 residents, Hamburg, New York might fly under the housing policy radar, but the small town is the first in Western New York to approve inclusionary zoning. Buffalo could be next.
The Buffalo News
July 9, 2016, 11am PDT
Another high-profile example of the "bouncy house urbanism" popping up around the United States.
Miami Herald
July 9, 2016, 9am PDT
Development proposals in one of the least affluent communities in the Silicon Valley have repeatedly been scuttled due to a lack of water. Wealthier communities have more than enough.
Palo Alto Weekly
July 9, 2016, 7am PDT
Few cities in recent years have broadcast as many headlining transit investments as Denver. The renovation of a station handling 15,000 passengers a day is the latest.
The Denver Post
July 8, 2016, 1pm PDT
Miss the Congress for the New Urbanism in Detroit? Hazel Borys shares some highlights, with help from Twitter urbanists.
PlaceShakers
July 8, 2016, 10am PDT
Some cities that want to grow are stuck in the small town zone, while others growing cities would prefer to stay small.
Community Development Strategies
July 8, 2016, 6am PDT
The ups and downs of the oil market are having an effect on the future skyline of the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle