Americans continue to flock to new single-family detached housing, according to new US Census Bureau figures through the third quarter of 2005, which indicate the share of new housing starts in single family detached housing rose 1.2 percentage points between 2004 and 2005.
Nov 28, 2005 Demographia
A journal article summarizes a survey of traffic calming practices in 21 jurisdictions and compares the results to surveys conducted a decade ago.
Nov 28, 2005 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Journal
Letter to the editor calls for "common sense" in Washington regarding the future of Amtrak.
Nov 27, 2005 Times Union
The suburban form is taking over the world, and universities are expanding suburban studies to examine suburbia.
Nov 27, 2005 St. Paul Pioneer Press
A new study of Montgomery residents attempts to answer the question, "Is suburbia harmful to your health?"
Nov 27, 2005 The Baltimore Sun
Just yesterday we were paying $3.50 a gallon at the pump and were ready to pay $4 or $5 if necessary. No blessing has ever come more disguised.
Nov 25, 2005 The Washington Post
Home builders can't build houses fast enought. The WSJ looks at ten long-term forces are reshaping the housing industry.
Nov 25, 2005 The Wall Street Journal
As planners in cities across the US fight the bland design and high vacancy rates of of encroaching big box stores, the industry becomes more flexible and begins experimenting with new designs.
Nov 24, 2005 The Charlotte Observer
Study reviews the status of integrated land use-transportation scenario planning in U.S. metropolitan areas.
Nov 23, 2005 Keith Bartholomew
Observers say an emerging style of residential development is the use eco-friendly features in new housing projects.
Nov 23, 2005 MSNBC