Land Use

Feature
3 hours ago
Memory can be an intensely powerful tool when planning for the future.
James Rojas
Yesterday
Portland will implement dynamic meter pricing and parking districts, making it the leader in progressive parking policies in the Pacific Northwest, according to this article.
Sightline Institute
Yesterday
The Denveright plan puts pedestrians first, but could do more for public transportation and bikes, says a critique from Streetsblog Denver.
Streetsblog Denver
Yesterday
A cross-jurisdictional trail map is harder to find than one might expect. Not so anymore in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
Yesterday
The roads in your city might conform to a grid, or they might divert around natural resources or landmarks. A new tool aims to help you visualize the "hidden logic" behind urban growth.
CityLab
2 days ago
It's been radio silence from Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney since the City Council approved a dedicated stream of funding for affordable housing.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
2 days ago
The city of South San Francisco recently approved a linkage fee for commercial developments, following the lead of a few other cities that have decided on linkage fees as a similar mechanism to fund affordable housing.
The Daily Journal
2 days ago
What comparing 25 years of urban expansion on six continents reveals about the changing nature of the built environment.
Vivid Maps
2 days ago
The Bushwick Community Plan process is being lead by the members of the community, but has still provoked controversy over issues of gentrification and displacement.
City Limits
2 days ago
Dallas is experiencing a hotel building boom.
The Dallas Morning News
3 days ago
According to Next City, "Euclid is doing what many Great Lakes cities thought would never be possible."
The Plain Dealer
3 days ago
Seattle's suburbs are no longer leading the region in housing construction, even as Seattle's urban core is building more housing than ever.
The Seattle Times
4 days ago
Planners are working quickly to refine a proposal for a $1.8 billion project connecting the 680 corridor in the East Bay Area to bedroom communities in the Central Valley.
The Mercury News
4 days ago
A proposal to block cars from the Runway in Playa Vista reflects a new approach to user experience in retail environments.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
Charlotte's North Tryon Vision Plan is "among the more ambitious long-term urban planning projects in American cities," this article. Released in 2015, the plan's work is not done.
Next City
5 days ago
Conservationists got a little help from some perhaps surprising sources in winning a designation for the Mokelumne River as the latest Wild and Scenic River in California.
Water Deeply
6 days ago
A more-than-6oo-square-mile city can get hard to map in our minds, especially when it blends so seamlessly into surrounding cities.
Houston Chronicle
6 days ago
Some cities treat skateboarders like a plague, and that's a planning faux pas, according to this article.
Greater Greater Washington
6 days ago
The Tampa Bay Rays still play at Tropicana Field, but they won't forever. The redevelopment opportunity for the site will be a game changer for the city.
Tampa Bay Times
August 9, 2018, 8am PDT
The popular game Minecraft offers deep lessons what building in the virtual world means in the real world.
Places Journal