Land Use

June 29, 2005, 5am PDT
As baby boomers hit retirement, they're already doing many things differently - foregoing Florida and Arizona is one of them.
The Christian Science Monitor
June 28, 2005, 1pm PDT
John Norquist and Bart Peterson, the mayor of Indianapolis, discuss the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling on eminent domain.
June 28, 2005, 11am PDT
Chicago's Millennium Park is a 'theme park for adults' and is being hailed as an example of how civic leadership can get things done.
The Chicago Tribune
June 28, 2005, 7am PDT
The Maryland Governor's Office of Smart Growth has published an overview of parking strategies that meet the challenges faced by projects in the context of smart growth.
Maryland Office Of Smart Growth
June 27, 2005, 1pm PDT
Orange County Register columnist Steven Greenhut lashes out against New Urbanist who consider successful Orange County the poster child for sprawl.
Orange County Register
June 27, 2005, 7am PDT
The California-Oregon runs through the center of 250-person town of New Pine Creek. What happens when half your community lives in a different state?
The Los Angeles Times
June 27, 2005, 6am PDT
The Sierra Nevada population is expected to skyrocket. Local leaders should work to prevent new development from becoming sprawl, warns a report by a coalition of conservation groups.
Union Democrat
June 24, 2005, 11am PDT
The American Planning Association publishes a report that offers advice for developing high-risk areas.
American Planning Association
June 24, 2005, 8am PDT
How agriculture is changing in Idaho's Treasure Valley region where farms are giving way to new surburban development.
The Idaho Statesman
June 22, 2005, 9am PDT
Desertification will be impact hundreds of thousands worldwide.
June 20, 2005, 2pm PDT
Retired government scientists say the Bush administration altered key sections of a scientific environmental impact analysis before relaxing rules regulating cattle grazing on public lands.
The Los Angeles Times
June 20, 2005, 5am PDT
What is the global significance of governing a city as huge as Los Angeles?
The Los Angeles Times
June 17, 2005, 5am PDT
Does investment in smart growth represent a billion dollar misunderstanding?
Property & Environment Research Center
June 16, 2005, 5am PDT
Counting users may be a challenge, but it can make all the difference when it comes to getting parks funded.
Parks & Recreation Magazine
June 15, 2005, 11am PDT
The APA publishes a matrix surveying municipalities with green building guidelines.
American Planning Association
June 14, 2005, 2pm PDT
As the effects of Houston's continued outward sprawl hit suburbanites as well as those in the city, there are renewed calls to examine planning issues.
The Houston Chronicle
June 13, 2005, 8am PDT
Measure 37 -- Oregon's new property-rights law -- is inspiring property rights advocates nationwide.
The Oregonian
June 10, 2005, 2pm PDT
Who said urban planning isn't a contact sport?
New Haven Register
June 10, 2005, 5am PDT
Parents are outraged that district have known about the contaminants for over two years.
The Los Angeles Times
June 9, 2005, 6am PDT
City of Pembroke Pines wanted to pay $11 million for a $1.2 million piece of land.
The Miami Herald