Centering on Denver as the epi-center of light rail development in the U.S., NPR reports on a new wave of light rail and streetcar projects sweeping the nation as cities hope to attract the latest talent and urban development to become "world-class".
Dec 29, 2010 NPR: Morning Edition
This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> offers a first hand look at life in a modern day mining ghost town from someone who is steadily buying up empty buildings.
Nov 2, 2010 The New York Times
Planetizen talks with Peter J. Park, Manager of Community Planning and Development for the City of Denver, Colorado, about the return of physical planning, the city's form-based code, and more. Exclusive
Oct 25, 2010 By
Looking to spur civic engagement, officials in Boulder, Colorado are experimenting with unusual incentives for attendees of city-sponsored meetings.
Oct 25, 2010 Daily Camera
Telluride, CO just became the latest U.S. city to ban the distribution of plastic shopping bags, following on the heels of communities in California, North Carolina, Alaska, Connecticut, and Washington.
Oct 12, 2010 USA Today
Colorado Springs, Colorado has some of the lowest property taxes in the nation, and its heavily right-wing residents like it that way. But with the recession, the lack of tax income is causing some heavy cuts to city services.
Sep 8, 2010 Governing Magazine
Work has begun on a long-sought rail line linking downtown Denver to the city's international airport.
Aug 31, 2010 USA Today
The eminent domain case of Kelo vs. New London is seeing new relevance in cities across the country, as empty malls are being classified by locals as blight.
Aug 18, 2010 Retail Traffic
In Westminster, Colorado, the city's economic development department is attempting to have the Westminster Mall blighted and thus up for seizing through eminent domain.
Aug 12, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
Joel Kotkin has said there is a war on suburbia. But as Michael Scott writes on New Geography (Kotkin's home base), where does suburbia start and the city end? Where do inner-ring suburbs fit in this model?
Aug 7, 2010 New Geography