Dennis Hincamp says Logan, Utah, where he lives, has an identity crisis when it comes to development, swinging wildly between pro-growth to NIMBY. He sees this as indicative of the relative youth of many cities in the American West.
Jul 5, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
A community in Salt Lake City is pooling their cash to purchase an empty lot owned by the LDS (Mormon) Church for a much-needed park. They hope to give the land to the city to maintain, but the church and state may not be on board with the plan.
Apr 25, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
Two transit-oriented developments in Salt Lake City have struggled to attract tenants. Critics say this is evidence that the whole idea of TOD is wrong, while supporters say they're just getting started.
Apr 13, 2011 Deseret News
Salt Lake City is aggressively expanding its light rail network thanks to a voter approved tax increase. This post wonders whether the city could follow mimic a proposed plan in Los Angeles to speed up the use of those taxes.
Mar 20, 2011 The Source
Long a majority-white city, Salt Lake City is gradually becoming more diverse.
Mar 1, 2011 USA Today
Salt Lake City, Utah has rapidly expanded its public transit system. In this Q&A, Mayor Ralph Becker talks about making those investments and how well they have worked.
Feb 17, 2011 U.S. News And World Report
Officials in Ogden, Utah are considering a plan to launch an unmanned blimp to monitor the city from crime at night.
Jan 19, 2011 Reuters
An art competition in Salt Lake City has resulted in a new installation to be built in one of the city's vacant lots.
Jan 19, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
In his annual state-of-the-city speech, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker highlighted what he sees as his most important accomplishment: a streetcar.
Jan 6, 2011 Deseret News
Kimber Gabryszak is a county planner in Utah. She's also a competitor in the sledding sport of 'skeleton', and could be taking her first steps towards competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Nov 11, 2010 USA Today