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Land Use

1 hour ago
The Port of San Francisco is wrapping up a three-year planning process to chart the ongoing transformation of the city's waterfront.
San Francisco Chronicle
5 hours ago
The city of Philadelphia is seeking 25 locations around the city for composting facilities that will help the city achieve its goals of zero waste and litter.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
8 hours ago
A new report details the trend of jobs densification in U.S. metropolitan areas between 2004 and 2015, finding a few large metropolitan areas leading an overall increase in jobs density. Still, many areas are seeing jobs disperse around the region.
Brookings Institution
Yesterday
Legislation approved this week finally brings the city of San Francisco up to date with state laws approved in 2016.
San Francisco Public Press
Yesterday
A recently proposed law would attempt to force developers and neighborhood projects to the table to negotiate large projects in the city of Philadelphia.
PlanPhilly
2 days ago
There isn't much city in most U.S. cities.
The New York Times
2 days ago
The tech industry giant answers a call to do more to help alleviate housing prices in the region it calls home by promising to build tens of thousands of units on its own land.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
Fundraisers have been busy in an effort to defeat the anti-development measures included in Question 200, which will appear before voters in Lakewood, Colorado in July.
The Denver Post
3 days ago
The Editorial Board of the New York Times offers perhaps the highest profile support to date for overthrowing the status quo of slow growth and development opposition.
The New York Times
4 days ago
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has proposed his latest in a series of pro-development policy proposals.
San Diego Union-Tribune
4 days ago
The St. Paul 2040 Comprehensive Plan aims for missing middle density at 56 "Neighborhood Nodes" around the city.
Pioneer Press
4 days ago
Richard Driehaus attests to the importance of intentional, context-oriented design on the neighborhood level.
Crain's Chicago Business
5 days ago
The communal living opportunity for San Jose residents was made possible by the creation of an entirely new designation in the city's zoning code.
CityLab
6 days ago
Why isn't there a place for a major grocery store brand in the downtown of one of the most economically active cities in the country?
The Mercury News
6 days ago
Enacted in 2008, a partial rezone of Manhattan's East Village and Lower East Side failed to deliver on affordable housing projections, falling short by 45 percent.
Curbed New York
June 13, 2019, 12pm PDT
A cleanup of nuclear weapons waste at Washington State's Hanford Site was first outlined in 1989. But now, as state officials wrangle with the federal government, deadlines set in 2016 may still not be met.
The Los Angeles Times
June 13, 2019, 9am PDT
A thought experiment compares the carbon impact of three new single family homes with the same block if it contained a duplex, a triplex, and a fourplex.
Sightline Institute
June 13, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York City Department of City Planning is expected, very soon, to release a rezoning proposal for the neighborhoods of SoHo and NoHo in New York City.
Medium
June 12, 2019, 8am PDT
La Verne is the first city in Los Angeles County, and one of the first in the state, to implement an Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District, designed to generate a source of funding to replace the loss of redevelopment funds during the recession.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 12, 2019, 7am PDT
The parallel crises of pollution and housing affordability require denser zoning of land uses, otherwise known as upzoning, according to this article.
Greater Greater Washington