November 7, 2019, 9am PST
Along with a commitment to produce more affordable housing, Washington D.C. is making general amendments to its Comprehensive Plan. The result may be more "honesty" and nuance around housing.
Greater Greater Washington
October 8, 2019, 2pm PDT
A group of organizers in the small town of Elizabeth, Colorado (population 1,700) wants to recall its entire City Council as an act of defiance in the face of rapid change and growth.
June 16, 2019, 11am PDT
The St. Paul 2040 Comprehensive Plan aims for missing middle density at 56 "Neighborhood Nodes" around the city.
June 7, 2019, 6am PDT
The ability of the landmark Minneapolis 2040 plan, which adds density in various forms all over the city, to solve the cities climbing housing prices and growing lack of affordable housing, might have been exaggerated.
April 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
Important distinctions about the difference between a comprehensive plan and zoning code changes, as well as details of the form-based influences of the new Denveright 2040 plan are reported here.
April 23, 2019, 2pm PDT
Two big pieces of the Denveright planning process, the Comprehensive Plan 2040 and Blueprint Denver, won approval from the Denver City Council earlier this week.
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
January 10, 2019, 10am PST
St. Paul, Minnesota, is working on its comprehensive plan, and advocates want to see upzoning changes similar to what happened in Minneapolis.
December 10, 2018, 5am PST
The City Council overcame a last minute legal challenge to approve the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan late last week.
November 29, 2018, 5am PST
A toolbox for local governments to address inequality.
November 25, 2018, 5am PST
One of the most ambitious comprehensive plans of a major city in the United States is headed to approval, after amendments and compromises garnered the necessary political support among city councilmembers.
March 17, 2017, 5am PDT
Melbourne's long-range plan for development through 2050 envisions denser neighborhoods, built around the idea of 20-minute neighborhoods.
January 2, 2017, 11am PST
Planners in an Atlanta suburb are using games tailored to adults and children to inform a new comprehensive plan.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 1, 2016, 5am PDT
It will only take us two-and-a-half minutes to catch you up on the big planning news from the last week of June.
June 30, 2016, 8am PDT
Though it's been 35 years since its last comprehensive plan, the city of Memphis hopes to start updating its comprehensive plan every five to ten years.
June 24, 2016, 5am PDT
The biggest news stories of a big week in planning and land use—all in just over two minutes.
June 20, 2016, 8am PDT
The Portland City Council voted unanimously to approve a new Comprehensive Plan.
April 17, 2016, 9am PDT
Municipal officials and staff in Anchorage, Alaska, are hard at work drafting an updated land use plan that incorporates modern planning principles in the city's vision for development.
October 24, 2015, 7am PDT
A group of teens were recently participated in the comprehensive planning process for the city of Rockville, Maryland.
October 14, 2015, 9am PDT
The suburban city of Plano, Texas, located outside of Dallas, approved this week a comprehensive plan that overcame vocal opposition to the idea of mixed-use, urban developments.