Land Use

March 5, 2005, 9am PST
Washington suburb is opened to unrestricted development.
The Washington Post
March 4, 2005, 8am PST
The only real solution to traffic congestion is "fundamental Change in human settlement patterns."
Bacon's Rebellion
March 3, 2005, 9am PST
If we want to improve our cities, we should start by throwing away the traditional municipal zoning code.
Ventura County Star
March 2, 2005, 11am PST
A Parks and Recreation manager discovers an original Olmsted plan for a local park.
Greenwich Time
March 2, 2005, 7am PST
Reason magazine weighs in on the troubling implications of Kelo v. New London. Will any property be secure?
Reason Online
March 2, 2005, 5am PST
Slate offers a blow-by-blow account of the oral arguments and props offered in Kelo v. New London, the eminent domain case heard by the Supreme Court.
Slate
March 1, 2005, 2pm PST
Across the nation property rights interests are colliding with anti-sprawl laws
The Washington Post
March 1, 2005, 11am PST
Livable Places explains the impact of allowing the construction of new "fee-simple" town homes in areas zoned for apartments or commercial development.
Livable Places
February 28, 2005, 9am PST
Good engineering building codes make an obvious difference in Southern California in the wake of this winter's unusual storms.
The Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2005, 1pm PST
A population drain on Long Island worries officials, who worry about a declining tax base and labor force.
The Chicago Tribune
February 25, 2005, 11am PST
An academic article makes the public health case for reforming zoning policy.
American Journal Of Preventive Medicine
February 24, 2005, 2pm PST
The City of Berkeley takes the University of California at Berkeley to court over 15-year growth plan.
ABC News
February 24, 2005, 11am PST
A professor from England visiting Arizona wonders if America's dangerous exurban growth will find its way to the UK.
The Guardian Unlimited
February 24, 2005, 10am PST
Louisville, KY, plans a 15-year $20 million upgrade of its park system, expanding it to its suburbs.
Louisville Courier-Journal
February 24, 2005, 7am PST
A first look at the Census' "Gated Community" data examines the differences among different types of gated communities.
Metropolitan Institute At Virginia Tech
February 24, 2005, 6am PST
In Kelo v. City of New London, oral arguments seemed to favor city's redevelopment plan.
The New York Times
February 23, 2005, 10am PST
Eight land trusts dedicated to saving farmlands and forests in nine Northeast Ohio announce plans to merge.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 22, 2005, 12pm PST
Neat, sprawling suburbs hide deadly health risks.
Emory University
February 22, 2005, 11am PST
Investors who nothing about farming are increasingly buying farmland to round out their portfolios.
The Los Angeles Times
February 22, 2005, 9am PST
Under what conditions can the government take property from a private entity for the public good? The L.A. Times offers its opinion.
The Los Angeles Times