Parking guru Don Shoup was invited to speak in Santa Rosa as an expert on parking policies. Though the city is the only one in Sonoma County to charge for parking (to the chagrin of downtown merchants), it is considering building a 545-space garage.
Aug 14, 2009 The Press Democrat
The Congressional Oversight Committee tasked with looking into the economic crisis says in a new report that there is a continuing risk of banks holding onto troubled assets, including real estate. Minnesota Public Radio talks to noted experts.
Aug 14, 2009 Minnesota Public Radio
The Denver Housing Authority is planning on demolishing one of the city's oldest low-income public housing projects to make way for a new mixed-use, transit-oriented housing development.
Aug 13, 2009 The Denver Post
12,000 new homes could be coming to Sacramento over the next two decades -- part of a $5.3 billion redevelopment focused on the city's historic railyards.
Aug 13, 2009 The New York Times
Iconic Olympic venues may not be the best take-away from next Winter's games in Vancouver. The real benefit for the city may be its new rapid transit line, according to this article.
Aug 13, 2009 USA Today
For serious transportation policy wonks lately every day is like Christmas. Climate change, bailout, deteriorating infrastructure, reauthorization, aging baby boomers, bailout, stimulus, new administration, economic development, global competition, urban redevelopment, bailout, etc. One has all they can do to just keep up with all the relevant news and positioning say nothing of understanding it. In fact, I don’t understand it. Opinion
Aug 12, 2009 By
Southern California developers are gearing up to pounce on the areas surrounding proposed high speed rail hubs that will make up California's statewide high speed rail line.
Aug 12, 2009 San Diego Business Journal
Every real estate developer and urban planner knows that Portland, Oregon rocks.
Aug 11, 2009 By
More than $2 billion has been cut from redevelopment programs in California's budget, which many say will exacerbate the building slowdown in the state.
Aug 11, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper