Land Use

February 24, 2005, 11am PST
A professor from England visiting Arizona wonders if America's dangerous exurban growth will find its way to the UK.
The Guardian Unlimited
February 24, 2005, 10am PST
Louisville, KY, plans a 15-year $20 million upgrade of its park system, expanding it to its suburbs.
Louisville Courier-Journal
February 24, 2005, 7am PST
A first look at the Census' "Gated Community" data examines the differences among different types of gated communities.
Metropolitan Institute At Virginia Tech
February 24, 2005, 6am PST
In Kelo v. City of New London, oral arguments seemed to favor city's redevelopment plan.
The New York Times
February 23, 2005, 10am PST
Eight land trusts dedicated to saving farmlands and forests in nine Northeast Ohio announce plans to merge.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 22, 2005, 12pm PST
Neat, sprawling suburbs hide deadly health risks.
Emory University
February 22, 2005, 11am PST
Investors who nothing about farming are increasingly buying farmland to round out their portfolios.
The Los Angeles Times
February 22, 2005, 9am PST
Under what conditions can the government take property from a private entity for the public good? The L.A. Times offers its opinion.
The Los Angeles Times
February 21, 2005, 11am PST
Author James Howard Kunstler discusses Ontario' new green-belt protection plan to halt sdevelopment outside the Greater Toronto area.
Rise The Hammer
February 21, 2005, 5am PST
Impact fees add $10,000 to the cost of a new home in the North Albuquerque area, and are being used as a tool for social engineering, writes Jeff Stuve, president of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.
Albuquerque Journal
February 17, 2005, 7am PST
Communities find cultural preferences can aid efforts to limit sprawl.
USA Today
February 16, 2005, 9am PST
The Congress for the New Urbanism responds to a recent article in Reason Magazine claiming that New Urbanist developments encourage crime.
The Congress for the New Urbanism
February 16, 2005, 7am PST
Arizona files a suit against a southern Arizona developer alleging the "moonscaping" of land, archaeological ruins, waterways and wildlife.
The Arizona Republic
February 15, 2005, 11am PST
Evidence is sparse but supports a relationship between physical activityand the built environment.
Transportation Research Board
February 14, 2005, 2pm PST
How Connecticut got planned and zoned for sprawl.
The Hartford Courant
February 14, 2005, 1pm PST
Beachfront mobile homes in Southern California are fetching staggering prices.
The Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2005, 11am PST
Healing exterior spaces are moving from options to necessities as health systems compete for patients, staff and community good will.
Health Facilities Management
February 14, 2005, 6am PST
Former planning leaders voice regrets over growth management in Florida.
Palm Beach Post
February 14, 2005, 5am PST
Planning and related professions should stop condemning suburbs -- and focus on making them better.
February 12, 2005, 5am PST
Imagining the future is risky business, but projections often encourage regional planning.
The San Francisco Chronicle