Land Use

March 28, 2005, 7am PST
Urban centers feel the impact as new residents move beyond the traditional suburbs.
March 28, 2005, 5am PST
Venice Beach may require peddlers to buy a $25 permit and participate in a twice-monthly lottery in order to claim a spot.
The Christian Science Monitor
March 26, 2005, 9am PST
Environmental destruction along vast stretches of Arizona's formerly pristine border with Mexico is rapidly increasing.
The Arizona Republic
March 26, 2005, 7am PST
Five years after the launch of the massive Everglades restoration, little has been accomplished, according to an internal memo.
The St. Petersburg Times
March 25, 2005, 9am PST
As the APA conference ends, a former San Francisco planner offers progressive visions for a future San Francisco.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 22, 2005, 11am PST
Mixed land uses make walking an attractive alternative to driving and support a more physically active and healthy citizenry.
American Journal Of Preventive Medicine
March 22, 2005, 10am PST
Plans for a massive privately financed toll road and rail corridor is mired in debate about the rights of private developers to eminent domain.
The Rocky Mountain News
March 22, 2005, 9am PST
Bad parking policies are "devastating U.S. cities" and their "distortion of urban landscapes," may never be undone.
USA Today
March 22, 2005, 5am PST
APA has bestowed the 2005 Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan on The Queen City Hub: A Regional Action Plan for Downtown Buffalo.
Planning Magazine
March 21, 2005, 6am PST
Arguments heard to allow or ban public from Great Lakes beaches.
Michigan Land Use Institute
March 20, 2005, 9am PST
John Roughan argues that precisely because of Auckland, New Zealand's natural beauty, it is the ideal place for urban sprawl.
The New Zealand Herald
March 18, 2005, 7am PST
Michael Gamble and W. Jude Leblanc offer new models for the redesign of America's commercial strips.
Harvard Design Magazine
March 17, 2005, 8am PST
Growth opponents in Loudoun County, Virginia propose secession.
The Washington Post
March 15, 2005, 1pm PST
Will the development of a new highway 500 feet from a homeowner's property increase or hurt a home's value?
Wall St. Journal
March 15, 2005, 11am PST
Randal O'Toole pushes back against Philip Langdon's article that questions whether Portland's growth boundary made the city less affordable.
The Thoreau Institute
March 14, 2005, 9am PST
A national trend to reshape suburban communities to encourage walking and cycling is taking root. [Correction noted.]
The Los Angeles Times
March 14, 2005, 8am PST
City of Rancho Cordova, CA, is at odds with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over developers' plan to relocate a creek to make space for a "town center".
The Sacramento Bee
March 13, 2005, 9am PST
Surface parking lots in New York City are fertile ground to sprout new high-priced high-rises.
The New York Times
March 13, 2005, 7am PST
Mining company proposes to reopen and operate a gold mine within city limits of Grass Valley, CA.
March 11, 2005, 5am PST
Former Sierra Club Chairman Michael McCloskey responds to research on watershed planning partnerships.
California State University, Sacramento