Florida

Despite its commitment to protect forests in South Florida, the University of Miami sold 88 acres of endangered pine rockland to a developer with plans for a Walmart, an LA Fitness Center, and a Chik-fil-A, among other non-endangered retail uses.
Jul 14, 2014   Miami Herald
Eric Jaffe examines the unusual success of transit in Broward County, Florida, proving that a little route planning goes a long way.
May 23, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
In another milestone demonstrating the coloring of America, the Census Bureau reported this week that 2011 saw 50.4% births of color. In addition to the ethnic make-up of the country, aging data was reported.
May 18, 2012   USA Today - Census
Andres Viglucci explores how a strategy being considered in Miami-Dade County seeks to transform distressed commercial properties into green spaces, sparking economic redevelopment throughout the county.
Apr 26, 2012   The Miami Herald
Earlier this week, Charlie Rose hosted a roundtable discussion with the mayors of Chicago, Baltimore, Jacksonville, and Louisville on how they're working to revitalize their cities in challenging economic times.
Apr 20, 2012   Charlie Rose
On April 5, the U.S. Census Bureau released growth data from April 2010 to July 2011 showing that for the first time in 20 years, urban growth surpassed exurban growth. Yonah Freemark takes a closer look at the data for 21 metropolitan areas.
Apr 10, 2012   theTransportPolitic
Michael Sallah reports on the financial meltdown surrounding Donald Trump's completed but empty $200 million International Hotel & Tower on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Mar 28, 2012   The Miami Herald
In an opinion piece for <em>Better! Cities & Towns</em>, Robert Steuteville argues that the Sanford, Florida, case is partly about what happens to a gated development when residents find themselves on the same side of the gate as people they fear.
Mar 26, 2012   Better! Cities & Towns
In response to an eye-opening Atlantic Cities article about the lack of enforcement of traffic laws in NYC, especially as it contributes to pedestrian and cyclist injuries and deaths, four esteemed debaters offer opinions on how to improve safety.
Feb 29, 2012   The New York Times - Room For Debate
IBM is partnering with the Miami Dolphins to bring its "Smarter Cities" technology to South Florida's Sun Life Stadium, reports Sam Laird.
Feb 29, 2012   Mashable
Walter Geiger pens a case study of an Orlando project that melded public art with mass transit, with maximum impact at minimal cost.
Feb 16, 2012   ArchNewsNow.com