Land Use

December 1, 2017, 2pm PST
Transit adjacent developments have their downsides when the transit is a diesel-powered commuter train, and the location is a stub-end terminal. Case in point: San Francisco's Mission Bay.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 1, 2017, 9am PST
Neighbors of the manufacturing plant large enough to hold 11 Lambeau Fields are wary of changes to their rural surroundings in Wisconsin.
Chicago Tribune
December 1, 2017, 7am PST
Most people would probably assume a shared street, with no signs, lanes, or other regulatory infrastructure, is an accident waiting to happen. More and more cities are proving the opposite.
Vox on YouTube
December 1, 2017, 6am PST
The new 25-tear London Plan would ban the construction of parking in large swatches of the city. It's just one component of an ambitious policy agenda presented by London Mayor Sadiq Khan this week.
BBC
December 1, 2017, 5am PST
The Regional Plan Association released its eagerly anticipated Fourth Regional Plan on Thursday.
Regional Plan Association
November 30, 2017, 11am PST
A mixed-use project in Seattle's Phinney Ridge neighborhood has become a flashpoint in the ongoing debate over parking. Activists are fighting rules that let developers omit parking in areas with a certain level of transit service.
The Seattle Times
November 30, 2017, 7am PST
Could development fights in the home of the biggest tech companies be avoided if cities just talked to each other?
The Mercury News
November 30, 2017, 6am PST
A city-county land swap will allow Dan Gilbert to reimagine a former jail, plus build an entirely new one.
Detroit Free Press
November 29, 2017, 12pm PST
A mixed-use infill project on a tiny lot in Milwaukee is causing a proportionate share of anxiety
Urban Milwaukee
November 29, 2017, 9am PST
As public and private investment grow in South L.A., new community plans mark a victory for local organizers seeking to prevent displacement.
KPCC
November 29, 2017, 5am PST
After decades of big, expensive plans, diverting cars from a busy streetcar route will make a bigger difference to commuters for far less money.
The Globe and Mail
Feature
November 28, 2017, 2pm PST
An examination of the Block Ordinance as a panacea for the ailments of modern cities.
Fanis Grammenos
November 28, 2017, 1pm PST
The university wanted to limit a section of Bigelow Boulevard to pedestrians, but the city pushed for a compromise: better crosswalks and traffic calming features. Now the challenge is finding the funds.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 28, 2017, 12pm PST
Philadelphia's controversial "Mixed-Income Housing Program" legislation has run into stiff resistance from developers and builders.
PlanPhilly
November 28, 2017, 7am PST
Brooklyn and Queens need better transit, but activists say this waterfront "luxury trolley" is not the way to get it.
Technical.ly Brooklyn
November 27, 2017, 12pm PST
Albuquerque has approved the new Integrated Development Ordinance.
Albuquerque Journal
November 26, 2017, 9am PST
Harvard Square bears the name of a prestigious private university, but it's still public space. More community organizations are taking a role in determining its future in an era of change for the historic location.
Harvard Magazine
November 26, 2017, 5am PST
John Gallagher takes a look at some of the civic factors and organizations that have worked behind the scenes to pull Detroit through.
Detroit Free Press
November 25, 2017, 11am PST
A new study finds evidence that the ripple effect from the San Francisco Bay Area's housing affordability crisis has reached all the way to Sacramento.
The Mercury News
November 24, 2017, 9am PST
To counteract the effects of sprawl, a recent report from PricewaterhouseCoopers recommends locating job growth in the city of Melbourne, Australia, in locations outside the city's core.
The Australian