United States

February 6, 2003, 2pm PST
ESRI's $15 million grant will provide geographic information systems software to urban planners, and train them in its use.
BBC News
February 6, 2003, 1pm PST
Privatizing highway development can speed up road improvements and cut costs, according to a new report.
Reason Public Policy Institute
February 6, 2003, 10am PST
According to the Bush administration's plan, hydrogen-powered cars will not be mass produced until 2020.
The New York Times
February 6, 2003, 8am PST
Old-fashioned zoning practices are discouraging mixed-use development. Are "form-based codes" the future?
The Washington Post Writers Group
February 6, 2003, 7am PST
Planner and Knight Program fellow Jennifer Hurley offers a personal account of her experiences with new urbanism.
Planners Network
February 6, 2003, 5am PST
The regional mall is rapidly being replaced by the more attractive, and more profitable new urbanist "lifestyle center."
February 5, 2003, 12pm PST
The Bush administration is proposing increased logging in national forests in the Sierra Nevada.
San Jose Mercury News
February 5, 2003, 10am PST
The 2000 Census data shows how US homes have changed drastically in the last 60 years.
The New York Times
February 5, 2003, 5am PST
What fences mean for the rural western landscape.
Planning Magazine
February 4, 2003, 2pm PST
The Shanghai World Financial Center, already under construction, will top Malaysia's 1,483-foot Petronas Twin Towers.
February 4, 2003, 10am PST
If space-junk is the human debris that litters the universe, junk-space is the residue mankind leaves on the planet.
Bridge The Gap
February 4, 2003, 7am PST
STPP's analysis of ten years of federal spending, summarized by State.
February 4, 2003, 6am PST
The hydrogen fuel cell initiative announced by President Bush in his State of the Union address may benefit fossil-fuel and nuclear power industries.
The New York Times
February 3, 2003, 2pm PST
A new report says public-private partnerships are often misunderstood and fall prey to misinformation and misperceptions.
National Council For Public-Private Partnerships
February 3, 2003, 12pm PST
Home & Garden Television features a special series on home owners who refuse to sell, despite being surrounded development, office buildings or urban sprawl.
Home & Garden Televsion
February 3, 2003, 7am PST
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering new safety standards for sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks.
The New York Times
February 3, 2003, 6am PST
Is it rational to try to improve the jobs-housing balance in urban areas or should people, not plans, decide where people live and work? (Link corrected.)
February 3, 2003, 12am PST
Is it rational to try to improve the jobs-housing balance in urban areas or should people, not plans, decide where people live and work?
Wendell Cox
February 2, 2003, 1pm PST
Civil engineers are stepping into the limelight and competing with architects.
The New York Times
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