United States

May 13, 2003, 6am PDT
The development of a healthy urban forest is an opportunity on a local, regional, national, and global scale for individuals in land development professions to participate in long-range environmental sustainability for our society.
Land Development Today
May 12, 2003, 12pm PDT
Air pollution has been declining for decades. So how did the American Lung Association's 2003 report get the numbers so wrong?
Los Angeles Daily News
May 12, 2003, 11am PDT
Nearly half the American population -- more than 137 million Americans -- continues to breathe unhealthy amounts of smog.
American Lung Association
May 12, 2003, 8am PDT
New Urbanism can help Americans become healthier by making cities more pedestrian-friendly.
Voice Of America
May 12, 2003, 7am PDT
William Honachefsky proposes several solutions to more effectively controlling sprawl through land use planning.
May 12, 2003, 6am PDT
New development blends ecologically responsible, high-tech homes, and preservation of natural features in the Greater Toronto area.
The Globe and Mail
May 11, 2003, 10am PDT
An arts-and-culture blog features an in-depth, five-part interview with architectural thinker Nikos Salingaros.
May 11, 2003, 7am PDT
A new paper examines the practical aspects of how we create smarter, more livable communities.
Furman Center For Real Estate And Urban Policy
May 10, 2003, 9am PDT
A digital map combines walking speed, time constraints, and information about street patterns to generate maps showing areas within walking distance.
BBC News
May 9, 2003, 11am PDT
Just pray you're not sued under the RLUIPA statute, say Michael Giaimo and Dwight Merriam in Planning Practice.
Planning Magazine
May 9, 2003, 10am PDT
As U.S. gas mileage hits a 22-year low, the heated debate over America's dependence on Middle East oil returns to the airwaves this week with a provocative new ad campaign challenging both Detroit car companies and Washington policy makers.
Natural Resources Defense Council
May 9, 2003, 8am PDT
Bush administration policy that proposed using a lower value for a person over 70 compared to a younger person in regulation calculations has been dropped.
The New York Times
May 9, 2003, 7am PDT
Developers build cities. But they are frequently accused of building cities we do not want to inhabit. Smart City interviews two distinguished developers.
Smart City
May 9, 2003, 5am PDT
A report claims that 10,000 properties have been seized by cities for private developers.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 8, 2003, 2pm PDT
Paris launches a massive project to create a seamless wireless network and provide Internet connectivity across the city.
Europe Media
May 8, 2003, 11am PDT
Brookings Reviews a new book, Mega Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment.
The Brookings Institution
May 8, 2003, 10am PDT
Two Canadian firms win the Young Architects competition conducted by the influential Architectural League of New York.
The Globe and Mail
May 8, 2003, 8am PDT
Naples hires Anish Kapoor, one of the world's greatest sculptors, to design a subway station.
The Guardian Unlimited
May 7, 2003, 2pm PDT
Popular Science Magazine features a Swedish housing complex that is ecologically sound and wired.
Popular Science
May 7, 2003, 1pm PDT
Celebrity architect Rafael Viñoly, whose design team was runner-up in the WTC competition, takes on a new project which he says is the "most interesting building type today."
The Washington Post