Land Use

October 29, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Golden, Colorado celebrated the opening of the Linking Lookout earlier in October
The Denver Post
October 29, 2017, 7am PDT
The city of Bellevue, Washington has adopted new zoning and land use standards as part of an ongoing Downtown Livability Initiative.
The Urbanist
October 28, 2017, 7am PDT
An unsolicited proposal from the engineering firm reimagines a stretch along the L.A. River as a mixed-use mega-development, rich in housing and jobs.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
Fewer parking spaces, more sober rides home. Sounds like a recipe for a good night out.
CityLab
October 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
The shared economy is coming to that most sacred of private properties—the garage or driveway parking spot.
Smart Cities Dive
October 26, 2017, 1pm PDT
As the internet makes retail more widely accessible, and poverty and density move to suburbs, the difference between cities and suburbs is shrinking, narrowing lifestyle choices.
Bloomberg
October 26, 2017, 8am PDT
Developer Freehold Communities is planning a suburban farming community in California's Sonora Desert.
Mercury News
October 26, 2017, 6am PDT
Decades of activism have led to this victory for pedestrian advocates, Streetsblog NYC reports.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 25, 2017, 1pm PDT
Two years after increasing entrance fees at national parks, The U.S. Department of the Interior wants to raise daily vehicle entrance fees at the nation's most popular parks to $70.
CNN
October 25, 2017, 9am PDT
Being able to get groceries without a car can be a big draw in walkable, mixed use neighborhoods. Many Boston grocers and developers are taking that to heart.
The Boston Globe
October 25, 2017, 6am PDT
Damon Rich wants constituents and professionals alike to get excited about the bureaucratic slog.
Next City
October 24, 2017, 8am PDT
Anoka, Minnesota decided it has enough rental housing.
Star Tribune
October 23, 2017, 6am PDT
The most ambitious example of the almost-mythological "smart city" will be tested in the Quayside district in Toronto as result of a partnership between Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto.
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
October 22, 2017, 7am PDT
The Atlanta Beltline will be realized one step at a time, and this was a big one.
Curbed Atlanta
October 20, 2017, 12pm PDT
National City, California pioneered a model for implementing environmental justice considerations into planning processes—state law compels states to follow National City's leadership.
Next City
October 20, 2017, 10am PDT
Cultures and geography have created a dictionary's worth of words for water. A new video from Vox maps (most of) them out.
Vox
October 20, 2017, 9am PDT
The Wine Country wildfires destroyed Coffey Park, a subdivision within the urban boundaries of the Bay Area's fifth largest city, and outside of the state's severe fire hazard zones. But the cause wasn't a mystery to wildland fire scientists.
Los Angeles Times
October 19, 2017, 9am PDT
As the footprints of the average suburban home grows and lot sizes shrink, the traditional sprawling yard is getting squeezed out.
Trulia
October 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
Most cities know they need new development regulations, but it's much, much easier said than done.
At Lincoln House
October 17, 2017, 7am PDT
Ross Stores continues its expansion in the face of a much-foretold retail apocalypse. The shopping experience it provides may be one reason it can stand up to Amazon.
The Business Journals