Utah

August 25, 2008, 9am PDT
Development encroaches on one of the last family farms in Orem, Utah. Now the Cook Family Farm intends to stand their ground in the face of new city mandates and developer pressure.
Utah Stories
August 12, 2008, 10am PDT
This column from Neal Peirce looks at the new megapolitan stronghold of the Intermountain West.
Citiwire
July 30, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>A new study by the University of Utah shows that people who live in walkable neighborhoods are more likely to be leaner than those who live in auto-oriented areas.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
June 2, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>"Mixed-use"? "transit-oriented development"? Development in Farmington, Utah hits a wall while the planning commission debates definitions.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
May 21, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Sprawl is consuming small towns in Utah, and creating one of the largest megapolitan regions in the U.S.</p>
Deseret Morning News
May 7, 2008, 4pm PDT
<p>Plans for a Broadway-style theater and "cultural district" in downtown Salt Lake City moves forward.</p>
Deseret News
May 5, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Suburban Salt Lake cities are squabbling over who should host a possible station for the area's new commuter rail system. The city seen as the best choice doesn't want a station, while another city is doing all it can to lure the system.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
April 22, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>After a recent audit revealed that long-time problems that have plagued the city's planning division, local leaders are taking action to remedy the situation.</p>
Deseret News
April 9, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>The controversial plan, which critics fear will hurt street life, gets the go ahead from the city council.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
April 8, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>The University of Utah wants to transform an eight acre parking lot near its stadium light rail station into shops, offices and condos.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
April 4, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Local Salt Lake City developer enlists Adam Kalkin, container architecture expert, to design the nation's first mid-rise shipping container condo project.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
April 2, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A graduate planning student at the University of Utah has compiled a report on the effect of skybridges as part of her efforts to combat the proposed skybridge for downtown Salt Lake City.</p>
Deseret Morning News
March 26, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>In Salt Lake City, advocates for bus riders have asked the state attorney general to investigate whether the Utah Transit Authority has skewed its ridership figures to gain public support for major investments, which they say is a misuse of funding.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
March 24, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>The economic slowdown has caused a slowdown in growth, even in the Salt Lake City area -- recently one of the nation's fastest growing regions. This editorial calls on officials to use the slowdown as a chance to reconsider the area's growth pattern.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
March 7, 2008, 6am PST
<p>New Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has followed through on campaign promises to begin an overhaul of the city's planning department, handing out a series of firings in an effort to revitalize and streamline the city's planning process.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
February 20, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>The City Creek Center is touted as the means to revitalize Main Street in Salt Lake City. However, there are many critics of the claim that a skybridge over Main Street is "critical to the success of the project."</p>
Utah Stories
February 2, 2008, 5am PST
<p>How do Utah &amp; the West support population growth without sacrificing living standards?</p>
Utah Stories
January 24, 2008, 10am PST
<p>The Salt Lake City Planning Commission has approved a controversial plan to build a sky bridge for pedestrians as part of a new mixed use development.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune
January 23, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Hundred-year-old historic Sugar House buildings have been razed to make way for a controversial new development project in Salt Lake City.</p>
Utah Stories
January 22, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Controversial plans to include an elevated enclosed pedestrian bridge as part of a major development in downtown Salt Lake City will face a vote before the city's planning commission this week. The vote, however, is not expected to be the final word.</p>
The Salt Lake Tribune