Land Use

8 hours ago
Two big pieces of the Denveright planning process, the Comprehensive Plan 2040 and Blueprint Denver, won approval from the Denver City Council earlier this week.
The Denver Post
10 hours ago
In the face of displacement and gentrification, residents of the Fruit Belt neighborhood of Buffalo, NY point to tech-giant Google's map service as one among many possible causes.
OneZero via Medium
16 hours ago
Change was slow to come to a neighborhood in Cleveland, but not everyone is pleased with what a new riverside bike path will bring with it.
Cleveland.com
Yesterday
The Cleveland City Council is considering legislation that would launch a process of re-examining the city's tax abatement program.
ideastream
Feature
Yesterday
Capital City casts planners as lackeys, serving the forces of capitalism.
Josh Stephens
2 days ago
Demand for housing in and around Seattle is way up—so much so that the region led the entire country in the number of apartments it has filled so far this year.
The Seattle Times
2 days ago
The San Diego City Council's Land Use and Housing Commission approved a density bonus program to provide incentives for developers to build middle- and low-income housing.
The San Diego Union Tribune
3 days ago
Housing starts and permits are slowing nationwide. The current pace of construction would have been considered a trough in pre-recession economic cycles.
Marketwatch
4 days ago
Following a fatal collision between a motorist and a competitive cyclist, Montreal tried closing a stretch of roadway through Mount Royal Park. The pilot encountered fierce opposition.
CityLab
4 days ago
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) recently published a detailed plan to protect public lands.
Pacific Standard
4 days ago
The Cincinnati City Council this week approved zoning change to allow for the construction of a transit center at the second busiest bus transit hub in the city.
CityBeat
4 days ago
The Municipalists, a new novel by Seth Fried, will definitely appeal to fiction-reading urban planners.
CityLab
5 days ago
Current Texas law grants state representatives significant power over whether affordable developments receive federal tax credits. Controversially, several representatives have proposed the reduction of their own authority in that regard.
Next City
5 days ago
Critics are pointing to a discrepancy between the plan and the reality in terms of how much private property must be acquired through eminent domain to make the state of Missouri's Hyperloop dreams come true.
The Kansas City Star
5 days ago
Columbus approved an emergency allotment of capital improvement bond funding for housing, and the launch of an affordable housing strategy process.
WCBE
5 days ago
There's plenty of vacant or underutilized land to be found in Miami-Dade County, if you know where and how to look.
Miami Herald
6 days ago
When it comes to identifying and repairing the underlying causes of gentrification, there's plenty of blame to go around.
City Observatory
April 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
Homebuyers are looking for locations with quality transit access in Los Angeles, and they're willing to pay more for the option having transit nearby.
Bloomberg
April 16, 2019, 11am PDT
Can freight trains and a scenic shoreline park along San Francisco Bay coexist, or are they incompatible uses? The East Bay Regional Park District voted to remove old rail tracks that BNSF Railway wants to reactivate. A local court may decide.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 15, 2019, 6am PDT
Set to begin construction this summer, the 65,000 square-foot Fusion Arena is set to be the nation's first built-from-scratch professional video gaming arena.
CityLab