Land Use

March 29, 2017, 2pm PDT
An article and video by Chicago PBS station WTTW explore San Francisco's uniquely ambitious approach to sharing the city with wildlife.
WTTW
March 29, 2017, 1pm PDT
Researchers from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have produced a model of coastal erosion based on the impacts of expected sea level rise by the end of the century.
USGS
March 29, 2017, 12pm PDT
By purchasing 954 acres of forested land, the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has added to its swath of the map in the neighborhood of Louisville and Fort Knox.
Courier-Journal
March 29, 2017, 6am PDT
As the supply of affordable housing in Gowanus continues to diminish, a new coalition demands that any rezoning plan fill the gaps.
The Real Deal
March 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
The city of New Albany approved a plan to keep where opioid abuse clinics can locate.
News and Tribune
March 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
Pacific Plaza is the first of four new parks planned for Downtown Dallas.
Dallas News
March 28, 2017, 5am PDT
The Pier 55 proposal made a big splash in New York when it was proposed in 2014, but now it appears headed for the trash bin of history.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 27, 2017, 10am PDT
New York City's property tax system is a growing source of political consternation, and now state legislators have entered the fray.
SI Live
March 26, 2017, 7am PDT
The story of Babcock Ranch, "a planned community that could become the most sustainable town in America," as told by Marlene Cimons for Nexus Media.
Nexus Media
March 24, 2017, 12pm PDT
The city of Pontiac has filed a lawsuit over the illegal storage of hundreds of Volkswagen vehicles. The vehicles have mothballed at the Pontiac Silverdome as a result of the buy-back program necessitated by the 2016 emissions cheating scandal.
Oakland Press
Feature
March 23, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Planners Across America series visits Maryland for an interview with Baltimore Planning Director Tom Stosur.
Josh Stephens
March 23, 2017, 11am PDT
By-right zoning is seen as a critical strategy to help solve the affordable housing crisis. Here's how to get the process correct.
Modern Cities
March 23, 2017, 10am PDT
Sandy Springs, Georgia is rewriting the nuts and bolts of its planning process. A first draft of the city's new zoning code has been released in the hopes of finalizing a new code later this year.
Reporter Newspapers
March 23, 2017, 8am PDT
The Texas Senate has approved Senate Bill 2, which would require a vote to raise property taxes beyond 5 percent—lowered from the current threshold of 8 percent.
Dallas News
March 23, 2017, 7am PDT
What if an algorithm could meet the needs of the economic system driving suburban housing development while also designing more diverse building types? One architect has already experimented with this provocative thought experiment.
Co.Design
March 21, 2017, 9am PDT
While much has been made of the suburban shopping mall's decline, successful urban retail spaces are taking their inspiration from the humble city street.
The Guardian
March 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A land use attorney and planning instructor at MIT and Harvard University takes to the pages of The Boston Globe to explain planning to the audience of a new era.
The Boston Globe
March 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Washington, D.C. is looking to cut back on one of the incentives that inspire commuters to drive to and from work.
The Washington Post
March 18, 2017, 1pm PDT
Streetsblog is at it again with its annual "Parking Madness" tournament.
Streetsblog USA
March 17, 2017, 6am PDT
One of the nuggets of significance in the Trump Administration's budget draft indicates the president's seriousness about building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico.
The Wall Street Journal