A study's conclusion that coastal erosion contributes more sand to beaches could be used by environmentalists to fight oceanfront development and seawalls.
Oct 17, 2005 The Los Angeles Times
Citing numbers from AAA, Albert B. Crenshaw argues that switching to public transportation for some trips may not result in substantial savings unless you get rid of your car completely.
Oct 17, 2005 The Washington Post
Can property owners succeed where regional planners have failed? David Renkert argues that private property owners are in the best position to create, implement, and manage land use regionally, which could evolve the role of planners into liaisons between empowered property owners and the greater public. Exclusive
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In a surprising Harris poll, nearly half of all U.S. adults think the government's doing far too little to protect the environment.
Oct 16, 2005 The Wall Street Journal
Across the country, cities are faced with the dilemma of "Manhattan-izing" their skyline with high-rise condos.
Oct 16, 2005 The Austin-American Statesman
Rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina may not take as long as some predict.
Oct 15, 2005 By
Renowned urban planner Edmond N. Bacon transformed the nation's fifth largest city.
Oct 15, 2005 The Washington Post
Does developing a building to LEED standards cost more -- or less -- than conventional development? There's no easy answer.
Oct 15, 2005 St. Louis Daily Record (via Housing Zone)
One of the new ways the industry is growing is through what critics call 'reservation shopping' -- the push to build Indian casinos on nonreservation land.
Oct 14, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor
Study finds gated communities are not much more secure than ungated subdivisions.
Oct 14, 2005 The Orlando Sentinel