Land Use

April 6, 2005, 9am PDT
REIS offers a primer on eminent domain and introduces the landmark Supreme Court case, "Kelo versus the City of New London."
April 4, 2005, 8am PDT
Steven Greenhut calls on citizens to oppose urban planners' "utopian" ideals of New Urbanism and Smart Growth before it is too late.
Orange County Register
April 4, 2005, 6am PDT
A nearly 40-year-old Urban-Rural Demarcation Line reigns in urban growth and successfully promotes infill development in Baltimore County.
The Baltimore Sun
April 3, 2005, 11am PDT
A 50-year, 626-million reneal program aims to restore wildlife and habitat to the lower Colorado river.
The Los Angeles Times
March 29, 2005, 12pm PST
Design for a new town on the prairie, with theLocal view of the design process for the proposed new town of Laurent, at the intersection of I-90 and US Highway 81 near the old town of Salem, South Dakota, and a world away from your typical suburb. hearing
Smart Money
March 29, 2005, 10am PST
A master planning project in Port Washington is employing community visioning techniques to create the first-ever plan for the community's future development.
New York Daily News
March 29, 2005, 6am PST
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning in conjunction with the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy has released a report that profiles 13 university-lead collaborations on smart growth initiatives.
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
March 28, 2005, 9am PST
This is the sixth in a series of publications designed to dispel myths and offer good examples related to growth and land use.
Urban Land Institute
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