United States

Let's discuss how community planning could be fundamentally reorganized to improve both efficiency and placemaking.
13 hours ago   Better Cities & Towns
<p>Southern California's wildfires have emphasized the fact that many people choose to live in disaster-prone areas all across the country. Many of them say the benefits outweigh the inherent risk.</p>
Oct 30, 2007   U.S. News & World Report
<p>Criteron Planners, a certification reviewer for the LEED for Neighborhood Development program, offers its analysis of LEED-ND pilot project locations and areas.</p>
Oct 29, 2007   Criterion Planners
<p>Americans across the country suffer from unhealthy diets and too little exercise, but these cities' residents are the worst offenders.</p>
Oct 29, 2007   Forbes
<p>A new survey from Smart Growth America notes that three-fourths of Americans think improving public transportation is a better long term solution than building roads.</p>
Oct 28, 2007   Smart Growth America
<p>Demand for architectural services remained strong in most regions of the country except in Florida, Michigan, and the Ohio Valley.</p>
Oct 27, 2007   AIArchitect
<p>Stadium design and renovation creates the opportunity for massive energy savings from these large complexes, but not many of the most energy-efficient designs have moved past the drawing board. But some projects are taking incremental steps.</p>
Oct 26, 2007   Sustainable Industries
<p>Major league stadiums are turning to planners to help deal with the parking snafus that can keep fans from coming to games.</p>
Oct 26, 2007   The Street
<p>Recent polls show that anti-development sentiment is stronger than ever, with 75 percent of Americans opposing new development in their communities.</p>
Oct 26, 2007   CNN/Money
<p>As brownfield redevelopment escapes from its "avoid-at-all-costs" stigma, <em>Sustainable Industries</em> offers a look at five common remediation and redevelopment projects for the country's brownfields.</p>
Oct 25, 2007   Sustainable Industries
<p>An urban renaissance is underway in many American cities, one fueled by the "common sense" of focusing on fundamentals. Canadian cities are looking south to pick up some good ideas.</p>
Oct 24, 2007   The Globe & Mail