Land Use

August 27, 2004, 5am PDT
A community in Southern California is divided over whether to be recognized as "little India."
The Los Angeles Times
August 26, 2004, 7am PDT
The Building Industry Association makes the case for a more moderate solution instead of inclusionary zoning: "Housing Incentive Zones."
The Planning Report
August 25, 2004, 9am PDT
Newsweek columnist Anna Quindlen shares her perspective on one of the greatest crisis facing the nation: sprawl.
August 24, 2004, 2pm PDT
How Toronto's greenbelt idea evaporated.
The Toronto Star
August 24, 2004, 11am PDT
Bus service to Fairfield High School is eliminated due to budget cuts and local police advise students not to attempt to walk to school.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
August 24, 2004, 9am PDT
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry reflects on the ongoing renaissance in downtown L.A. as well as the challenges that remain.
The Planning Report
August 22, 2004, 1pm PDT
Builders are experimenting with new ways to include retail in the crowded urban world.
The New York Times
August 22, 2004, 5am PDT
Regulations recommended by Mission planners Monday may discourage plans to turn the Mission Center Mall into a Wal-Mart Supercenter.
The Kansas City Star
August 19, 2004, 9am PDT
In light of Hurricane Charley, should policymakers prohibit development on the riskiest lands?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 19, 2004, 8am PDT
Readers respond to Washington Post's three-day article series on urban sprawl.
The Washington Post
August 18, 2004, 9am PDT
Nevada seeks to begin selling 87,000 acres of desert lands to spur private development. Opponents see it as a giveaway.
The Los Angeles Times
August 17, 2004, 7am PDT
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signs a bill that institutionalizes form-based zoning for the first time in California history.
August 16, 2004, 12pm PDT
A review of "Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream" by Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck, published in 2001.
Fling93 Loves Fishes
August 16, 2004, 10am PDT
A selection of opinions about urban sprawl.
La Crosse Tribune
August 16, 2004, 6am PDT
Smart Growth in a nutshell by the New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning.
The Boston Globe
August 16, 2004, 5am PDT
Will a retail-entertainment complex on Philadelphia's Penn's Landing ever happen?
August 15, 2004, 1pm PDT
By attracing jobs but not new residents, suburban jurisdictions promote sprawl.
The Washington Post
August 14, 2004, 11am PDT
A columnist reports that Philadelphia's planning director suggests that she is "powerless" to design a better building across from City Hall.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
August 13, 2004, 10am PDT
Residents of sprawling far-flung developments pay for attractive housing prices with long commutes.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2004, 1pm PDT
Some observers warn that a large new "town center" development -- slated for a rural Indiana county -- may be more sprawl than smart growth.
The Indianapolis Star