Land Use

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
February 11, 2005, 5am PST
Cleveland's older suburbs hope to fight new projects that will drain more people from the aging suburbs.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 8, 2005, 5am PST
President Bush proposes an evaluation of federal land holdings in the District.
The Washington Post
February 7, 2005, 2pm PST
Caught between Atlanta's shimmering downtown and its endless magnolia-laced suburbs is a moat of rusting forges and quarries, neighborhoods with names like Cabbagetown and Peoplestown.
The Christian Science Monitor
February 7, 2005, 1pm PST
Are local governments are using eminent domain to eliminate blight--or to boost tax revenues?
Reason Public Policy Institute
February 5, 2005, 5am PST
The owners of Tysons Corner Center, already the region's largest mall, are developing a plan that would double its size and move toward transforming the iconic suburban shopping destination into something like a small city.
The Washington Post
February 3, 2005, 10am PST
Sprawl is moving close to once-remote military facilities.
USA Today
February 2, 2005, 10am PST
Is New Urbanism effective in countering sprawl? [Link corrected.]
New Urban News
February 1, 2005, 6am PST
Turf battles, private property rights, and rural growth are hot button issues.
The Idaho Statesman
February 1, 2005, 5am PST
The Planning Report's Southern California readers offer their advice and predictions for land use priorities in 2005.
The Planning Report
January 31, 2005, 11am PST
Smart growth won't work in a 'dumb growth' landscape, says the city manager for Ventura, California. He offers an alternative model for growth.
The Planning Report
January 31, 2005, 5am PST
The American Planning Association publishes a draft policy guide to 'actively address the causes and reduce the risks of threats to our security.'
American Planning Association
January 30, 2005, 11am PST
20/20 reporter John Stossel explores the "myth that urban sprawl is ruining America."
ABC News
January 30, 2005, 7am PST
Ventura, California looks destined to become the new model for smart growth with the addition of another smart growth expert, Ann Daigle.
Ventura County Star
January 28, 2005, 7am PST
A feature-length story examines the dramatic impact transit-oriented development is likely to have on Austin's future.
The Austin Chronicle
January 28, 2005, 5am PST
For Maryland's new Governor, 'Smart Growth is discouraged'.
The Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2005, 12pm PST
Will Montreal Follow Toronto’s Example in Revitalizing Its Beleaguered Waterfront?
January 26, 2005, 9am PST
Rather than just building 'seats', we should create neighborhood-centered joint-use schools.
The Planning Report
January 26, 2005, 8am PST
In Maryland, development has sprawled into prime farmland targeted for preservation with public tax dollars.
The Baltimore Sun