South Carolina

When they're not extinguishing actual flames, fire trucks can seem comically over-sized on city streets. Replacing portions of the fleet with smaller response vehicles might save money without sacrificing capability.
2 days ago   CityLab
As the city of Charleston, SC works to develop a plan to guide future development along the eastern end of Calhoun Street from Marion Square to the SC Aquarium, preservationists express concerns about possible new guidelines.
Jul 9, 2009   The Post & Courier
Florence County Planning officials recently updated the county's land-use element of the comprehensive plan, which would require review of development taking place in floodplains.
Jun 12, 2009   SC Now
Mike Lydon of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company reports on the recent Transport Summit in Charlotte, NC, where presentations ranged from discussions of 'context-sensitive' road design to crafting the 2009 federal transportation bill. Exclusive
Nov 14, 2008  By Mike Lydon
Mecklenberg County, NC has created a program to encourage kids to walk to school in an attempt to curb obesity, but they're finding that the road to good intentions isn't properly paved.
Nov 14, 2008   The Naked City
FEMA has redone official maps of flood-prone areas across the country, designating some as flood zones for the first time.
Nov 13, 2008   USA Today
More retail, joining residential and office developments, is seen as the crucial linchpin in the ongoing revitalization of Columbia, SC's Main Street.
Nov 13, 2008   The State
The first phase completed, the residents of North Augusta, SC contemplate the effect of New Urbanism on the neighborhood known as Hammond's Ferry.
Oct 27, 2008   Augusta Chronicle
As the city pulls more and more people from the suburbs back to the center, planners and developers in Charleston are warming up to the idea of infill development.
Oct 17, 2008   The Post and Courier
The mayor of Columbia, SC proposes turning the city's main street from an eight-lane freeway into a more comfortable place to walk. Says a supporter, 'Bridging that street is important for future development in the Vista and Main Street.'
Aug 25, 2008   The State
<p>City planners in Charleston, SC would like to see some local malls redeveloped as mini-downtowns, filling in their parking lots with buildings, but local developers think they're insane. 'This really horrifies me,' says one business person.</p>
Aug 4, 2008   The Post & Courier, Charleston, S.C.