Kentucky

Keith Schneider shares the details of an ongoing building boom around the campus of Western Kentucky University, where $262 million in construction has come to Bowling Green’s central business district since 2008.
Aug 17, 2014   New York Times
In Louisville, Kentucky, urban planning professor John Gilderbloom decries the lack of regulations on homeless shelters in the area.
Aug 17, 2009   Courier-Journal
Quirky, artistic bike racks are cropping up in cities around the country--a trend that benefits more than just cyclists.
Nov 5, 2008   USA Today
In 2006, the city of Louisville set up a wall where graffiti artists were allowed to paint. But when the art started offending neighbors and officials, the wall was shut down. This article wonders if there's room for more public art in Louisville.
Aug 29, 2008   The Louisville Eccentric Observer
<p>Kentucky and Tennessee residents who were evicted in the 1960s to make way for a nature preserve are fighting to make sure their history is accurately represented in historical markers and visitor centers at the site.</p>
Jun 25, 2008   Knoxville News Sentinel
<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