Communities across the nation are using "urban growth boundaries," architectural solutions, and "smart roads" to halt sprawl. Is it working?
"Nationally, land is being consumed three times quickerthan population growth, a ratio that understates thetrend in many cities that are expanding even as theirpopulation shrinks." This article discuses differentgrowth management ideas such as urban growthboundaries, clustered development, smart roads,transfer of development rights, and New Urbanism.
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Phase 1 Revealed for $20 Billion Chicago Megaproject
Plans for One Central, a proposed megadevelopment that would add 22.3 million square feet of buildings to the city of Chicago, are taking shape.
Boston Introduces 'Maximum Parking Ratios' for Large Buildings
Large buildings with uses of all kinds will be subject to Boston's new "Maximum Parking Ratios."
Survey: What Mobile Apps Are Most Useful for Planning in 2021?
Planetizen is requesting your input in creating the definitive list of mobile apps for professional, student, academic, or citizen planners—updated for a planning profession forever altered by the Covid-19 pandemic.
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Rowan University's Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability
City Of Oakland
Hillsborough County Public Schools
City of Raleigh
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.