Land Use

April 28, 2005, 9am PDT
Why wait for rail when community parking can help create pedestrian-oriented areas, writes Mott Smith.
The Planning Report
April 27, 2005, 1pm PDT
The Superstition Vistas are the subject of a $200,000 study into the proper way to develop the region.
The Arizona Republic
April 27, 2005, 9am PDT
Several states are watching the outcome of legal proceedings in Oregon closely.
National Public Radio
April 27, 2005, 7am PDT
Recurring planning "urban legends" promote the decline of sprawl and suburbs. But in fact, the suburbs have already won, writes a Bloomberg columnist.
April 26, 2005, 7am PDT
In Portland, more young urban professionals are living the American dream by forgoing square footage for eco-friendly homes.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 25, 2005, 9am PDT
Orange County has grown from a small town of orange groves to a bursting suburb to a 'Todayland' megacity for the 'affluenza'.
The Los Angeles Times
April 25, 2005, 8am PDT
City leaders say Miami's zoning code encourages insensitive development.
The Miami Herald
April 25, 2005, 7am PDT
Moralists are pulling up the drawbridge and outsiders - like young adults and families - can't get in.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 25, 2005, 5am PDT
Miami promises to throw out its antiquated zoning code and start anew to make Miami the city its citizens want it to be.
Smart City
April 22, 2005, 7am PDT
Fighting America's obesity epidemic will required a myriad of lifestyle changes. Nature Medicine investigates communities that are rising to this challenge.
April 21, 2005, 9am PDT
What if the public were compensated for the increase in land value that results from public actions?
April 18, 2005, 9am PDT
Even if Los Angeles builds a larger rail system, few will take it if parking is free, argues professor Donald C. Shoulp.
The Los Angeles Times
April 16, 2005, 1pm PDT
The city of Miami plans to remake itself by adopting new neighborhood- and pedestrian-friendly building rules.
The Miami Herald
April 15, 2005, 9am PDT
Nassau County, NY unveils its vision for for New Suburbia -- a three square-mile area in the center of Nassau County, Long Island, known as the 'Nassau Hub.'
April 15, 2005, 7am PDT
A backlog of up to 700 planning permits is frustrating residents and developer. Planning director promises change.
The San Francisco Chronicle
April 15, 2005, 5am PDT
The city is combining an old pragmatism with an intensifying progressive bent.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 14, 2005, 2pm PDT
Many consider land around the site of the new D.C.stadium to be a home run of an investment.
The Washington Post
April 14, 2005, 1pm PDT
Wal-Mart pledges to buy and preserve land to compensate for footprint.
April 13, 2005, 12pm PDT
Mayor Dave Beiter of Boise, ID, wants Ada County to amend zoning rules.
The Idaho Statesman
April 12, 2005, 8am PDT
Market forces nurture a new crop on rural land -- suburban development.
The St. Petersburg Times