United States

February 2, 2003, 5am PST
New public opinion research suggests that broad regional coalitions against urban growth might be difficult to create.
Reason Public Policy Institute
February 1, 2003, 11am PST
An economic boom enjoyed by Glasgow and Edinburgh will stagnate unless planning officials address transport infrastructure, abandoned land and rising house prices.
The Scotsman
February 1, 2003, 7am PST
At a conference titled "Great Universities and Their Cities" the the president of Yale University said that universities are "uniquely poised to strengthen urban America."
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
January 31, 2003, 12pm PST
Is new urbanism "re-urbanizing" the city, or simply creating cuter cookie-cutter suburbs? Is it creating sustainable development?
Planners Network
January 31, 2003, 7am PST
Ian Roberts blames urban planners for the looming war in Iraq.
The Guardian Unlimited
January 30, 2003, 8am PST
This paper probes the definition and use of Dillon's rule and finds that it neither prohibits nor hinders action to limit sprawl.
The Brookings Institution
January 30, 2003, 7am PST
An article widely circulated on the Internet details the nation's biggest transit debacles by Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, and Parsons Transportation Corp.
Charlotte Creative Loafing
January 29, 2003, 3pm PST
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) reports on the state of Afghanistan's environment and cities.
BBC News
January 29, 2003, 12pm PST
UCLA creates a 3-D virtual model of ancient Rome.
January 29, 2003, 8am PST
A state-of-the-art mass transit system is being constructed in one of the most densely populated places on earth.
The New York Times
January 29, 2003, 6am PST
Carmakers are responding to the growing popularity of hybrid vehicles.
The New York Times
January 28, 2003, 8pm PST
Following is the text of President Bush's State of the Union address as delivered Tuesday, January 28, 2003.
The Washington Post
January 28, 2003, 9am PST
Critics say the Bush administration has launched an "all-out assault" on the environment.
January 28, 2003, 7am PST
Children spend over an hour each day in cars. Travel habits of parents driving children adds to traffic congestion.
The Washington Post
January 27, 2003, 2pm PST
Michael Pyatok argues that CNU members too often serve clients who co-opt New Urbanism by simply repackaging suburban sprawl in more seductive "urbane" clothing.
Planners Network
January 27, 2003, 7am PST
Will form-based zoning codes supplant conventional 0rdinances?
American Planning Association
January 27, 2003, 6am PST
Responding to a PLANetizen Op-Ed by members of the Pro-Urb listserv, Richard Carson proposes an alternative to New Urbanism -- the Golden Mean.
January 27, 2003, 12am PST

Some members of the New Urbanist listserv Pro-urb recently criticized Richard Carson for his writings about the rise of Urban Realism and the demise of New Urbanism.

Richard H. Carson
January 25, 2003, 9am PST
Big retailers are opening smaller stores after realizing that not everybody likes shopping at a "superstore."
The New York Times
January 25, 2003, 5am PST
Churches, mosques, and synagogues are looking for ways to make their buildings more energy efficient.
The Christian Science Monitor