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May 17, 2010, 12pm PDT
What can you do with an old crane factory? Turn it into a fish farm, and a hydroponic produce operation.
Wall Street Journal
April 15, 2010, 1pm PDT
Who should pay for growth? In the crunchy enclave of Bolinas California, newcomers pay a steep entrance fee. Fair or not, it's a good anecdote to share among planners and budget analysts.
New York Times
April 14, 2010, 2pm PDT
Boston uses the threat of eminent domain to force a developer to build on a site that's become an eyesore.
Wall Street Journal
April 6, 2010, 11am PDT
Portland has them. So does Charlotte. But in the nation's capital, streetcar overhead wires are under fire from historic preservationists.
Washington Post
April 6, 2010, 7am PDT
Thanks in part to federal grants, wheelchair-accessible taxi service is available in most major American cities - San Francisco, L.A., Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., but not in Philadelphia, where the issue is stalled in the statehouse.
Philadelphia Daily News
April 5, 2010, 12pm PDT
A scandal over bonuses and the recession leads to change in project to redevelop Southeast San Diego, but some critics want to see more construction, not just kumbaya.
San Diego Union Tribune
March 24, 2010, 2pm PDT
Real estate brokers see opportunity in building office space for physicians who will serve newly-insured people under federal health-care overhaul.
Wall Street Journal
March 10, 2010, 9am PST
Dwindling tax revenues force fiscal restraint in Maryland, where planners are shifting money from highway expansion to infrastructure maintenance.
Baltimore Sun
March 10, 2010, 7am PST
Slate continues its series on wayfinding with the little-known story of the symbolic conflicts among the U.S., the former Soviet Union and Japan over how to direct people in a time of crisis.
March 9, 2010, 1pm PST
How grassroots organizers beat out commercial bidders, and overcame zoning hurdles to redevelop Catholic church into affordable housing.
WBUR - Boston public radio