Land Use

October 25, 2004, 7am PDT
Maryland's anti-sprawl laws are being circumvented by innovative developers in rural communities through the annexation process.
The Baltimore Sun
October 24, 2004, 5am PDT
Growth-management laws show results in King County, WA.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 23, 2004, 5am PDT
A study by Reconnecting America’s Center for Transit Oriented Development shows that demand for compact housing near transit is likely to more than double by 2025.
Reconnecting America
October 21, 2004, 1pm PDT
A special, five-day series examines the challenges Green Bay, Wisconsin faces as it tries to revitalize its downtown and riverfront.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
October 21, 2004, 9am PDT
After years of debate, an $11-billion, two-phase compromise proposal to modernize Los Angeles International Airport is approved.
The Los Angeles Times
October 20, 2004, 2pm PDT
Smart Growth can cut congestion, pollution, in emerging ‘supercities’
Michigan Land Use Institute
October 20, 2004, 12pm PDT
The Missouri gubernatorial race will likely turn on “character” but that’s too bad; Missourians need to hear about some other things this fall.
The Brookings Institution
October 19, 2004, 11am PDT
Can the Hawaiian island of Kauai avoid the planning mistakes made by Honolulu by adopting smart growth strategies?
The Garden Island
October 19, 2004, 9am PDT
Pottstown's innovative approach to land use demonstrates the power of careful zoning.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 19, 2004, 6am PDT
The reality of smart growth can’t be reduced to "stop building roads" or "demolish shopping centers."
The Washington Post
October 18, 2004, 5am PDT
A mountain valley known for its bucolic lifestyle is about to become the largest winter resort community in the Sierra Nevada.
The Los Angeles Times
October 17, 2004, 1pm PDT
The growing efforts to revitalize downtown Phoenix with a new ASU campus, light rail, and Civic Plaza expansion is now without its challenges.
The Arizona Republic
October 14, 2004, 9am PDT
An innovative public-private effort in Portland incentivizes residents to purchase homes near public transportation.
Business Journal Of Portland
October 14, 2004, 5am PDT
The preferred scenario from Sacramento's (CA) new comprehensive plan is to arrive at the year 2050 with 53 percent of the region's housing in higher densities.
Sacramento Business Journal
October 13, 2004, 10am PDT
Tiny town fights Virginia Dept. of Transportation plans for highway expansion.
The Washington Post
October 12, 2004, 5am PDT
Voters in northwest Michigan will decide in November whether to pay farmers to waive their development rights.
Michigan Land Use Institute
October 11, 2004, 9am PDT
The new 'Plan of Nashville' offers a new vision of downtown which replaces the interstate loop that circles downtown with parks and mixed use development.
Tenessean
October 10, 2004, 7am PDT
Samuel Staley challenges the allegation that "living in the suburbs cuts fours years off your life."
Reason Public Policy Institute
October 9, 2004, 9am PDT
When do issues of obesity and overweight become a societal issue in need of government intervention? According to a recent report in the Journal of Obesity Research, the public sector — counties, states and the federal government — cover
Local Government Commission
October 8, 2004, 12pm PDT
Many local communities are looking at ways they can modify land use policies that will actually encourage people to be more physically active.
Western City