Kentucky

In the most recent analysis to come from a bounty of data releases this week from the U.S. Census, Governing examines the growth of poverty, especially the areas where it concentrates.
Jul 4, 2014   Governing
<p>Jerry Abramson, mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, has announced plans to invest $100,000 in creating a pedestrian plan for his city.</p>
Dec 12, 2007   Louisville Courier-Journal
<p>The rural communities of Kentucky are wiring up, and a statewide effort to convince rural residents of the benefits of internet access expects nearly 98% of the state to have internet access by the end of the year.</p>
Sep 14, 2007   The Economist
<p>Once-blighted areas of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, have seen huge increases in development and property values recently -- a trend many attribute to public initiatives that encourage private investors. But other factors are also causing the boom.</p>
Jun 22, 2007   The Courier-Journal
<p>Officials in Louisville, Kentucky, are considering joining the 22 other cities across the country that have adopted a 'complete' streets policy to ensure roads aren't built solely for cars.</p>
Mar 9, 2007   Louisville Courier-Journal
<p>Planning officials in Fayette County, Kentucky, have approved a plan that will not expand its boundary of growth. The planning commission also unanimously rejected the establishment of an 'urban reserve', in case minds changed about expansion.</p>
Jan 24, 2007   Lexington Herald-Leader
<p>Halting the environmentally destructive mountain-top removal of coal mining in Appalachia has long been a goal for environmentalists. Now members of the Mennonite and other Christian denominations have joined the movement.</p>
Oct 30, 2006   The New York Times
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act when pollution from one state affects a neighboring state. In the absence Of federal involvement, states have started to sue each other.
Sep 8, 2006   The Washington Post
Kentucky, a state slow to adapt the concepts of New Urbanism, eyes several developments that are walkable and pedestrian friendly.
Jun 26, 2006   The Courier-Journal
Coal mining in the heart of America's ancient ecosystem is destroying Eastern Kentucky's natural beauty.
Feb 13, 2006   International Herald Tribune
Planners and transit advocates consider rail to alleviate traffic congestion and promote development in Greater Cincinnati.
Feb 8, 2006   The Cincinnati Post