Community / Economic Development

January 27, 2004, 9am PST
The American Podiatric Medical Association releases its list of the ten best cities for walking.
American Podiatric Medical Association
January 27, 2004, 7am PST
Building new schools ought to serve as the foundation for community development, write David Abel and Jonathan Fielding.
The Los Angeles Times
January 25, 2004, 9am PST
Smart City Radio show host Carol Colletta talks with developers from Denver and Baltimore taking on tough in-fill projects in their cities.
Smart City
January 24, 2004, 1pm PST
See how relocation experts rank U.S cities for corporate expansions and relocations.
Expansion Management
January 24, 2004, 5am PST
J. Eric Priestley tells a story about gang confrontation on the nation's busiest and deadliest light-rail line.
LA Weekly
January 23, 2004, 12pm PST
What makes a country attractive (or unattractive) to live in? An expat's perspective.
The Australian
January 23, 2004, 7am PST
After years of national criticism about Houston's livability, the city is trying to remake itself -- fast.
Wall St. Journal
January 22, 2004, 9am PST
New York's Nassau County economic development agencies operated as though they were exempt from financial rules, according to a county audit.
Newsday
January 22, 2004, 6am PST
Some residents say big box stores offer convenience but local businesses are worried.
Times Union
January 22, 2004, 4am PST
Shanghai's approach to city development is built around massive and expensive projects.
The Economist
January 21, 2004, 2pm PST
Despite concerns, majority of McCook County residents support the idea of a new town for signers.
Mitchell Republic
January 20, 2004, 2pm PST
Metro Atlanta communities are finally planning with greenspace, pedestrians, and mixed-use in mind.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 20, 2004, 10am PST
Steven Malanga challenges Richard Florida's theory that bohemian culture as economic development strategy works.
Wall St. Journal
January 20, 2004, 9am PST
North and South Carolina are aggressively diversifying their economies to survive a devastating loss of the region's manufacturing base.
Wall St. Journal
January 20, 2004, 8am PST
Not only are U.S. cities no longer attracting the world's mobile intellectual talent, they are losing their creative class to foreign cities.
AlterNet
January 20, 2004, 6am PST
Saving Main Street takes patience, but it's worth it say Neal Peirce.
The Washington Post Writers Group
January 19, 2004, 12pm PST
Neighbourhood BIA Survives Suburban Flight and SARS Panic
The Toronto Star
January 18, 2004, 7am PST
Pennsylvania and California -- one old economy, one new economy. But both are seriously threatened by the dramatic changes taking place in the American economy.
Smart City
January 18, 2004, 5am PST
A quarterly survey objectively measures how Australian’s feel about a range of personal and national issues. Those results have been grouped to produce a ranking of capital cities.
Sunday Times
January 17, 2004, 7am PST
How one innovative economic development program is challenging stereotypes, and providing job training and housing rehab along the way.
Shelterforce Online