Density

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Size and growth go hand in hand, until they don't, according to a new analysis. Density might be the reason that synergy eventually shortcircuits.
CityLab
March 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
Analyzing the potential outcomes of Senate Bill 10, one of two statewide upzoning bills under consideration in the state of Oregon this year.
Sightline Institute
March 7, 2019, 1pm PST
Mountlake Terrace, located about halfway between Seattle and Everett, will soon have new building heights to go along with a new light rail station.
The Urbanist
March 6, 2019, 10am PST
Tacoma, Washington, a city of over 200,000 residents in the Pacific Northwest, is making room for more.
The Urbanist
March 5, 2019, 11am PST
Transit oriented development doesn’t have to mean evictions and demolitions for existing renters, but often it does.
The Tyee
March 5, 2019, 9am PST
Rent control is gaining popularity in cities and states around the country. Some economists urge caution when considering this form of tenant protection.
Brookings
February 28, 2019, 9am PST
The city of Berkeley, famed for its radical left politics in the 1960s, is now considered a bastion of anti-development obstructionism. Those politics could be changing, however.
The Bay City Beacon
February 27, 2019, 6am PST
The question of how and where to grow is causing controversy in Toronto. A recent op-ed picks a side.
Toronto Sun
February 26, 2019, 10am PST
Accessory dwelling unit regulations vary but results are consistently underwhelming in the D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
February 20, 2019, 10am PST
The Oregon Legislature is already considering one of the most sweeping and ambitious statewide land use reform bills in the country. A new bill would allow even more density around transit stations.
Willamette Week
February 1, 2019, 7am PST
Visit the notoriously dense suburb of Friendship Village, Maryland.
City Beautiful
January 31, 2019, 2pm PST
If it approves HB 1797, Washington will pace the rest of the nation (even California and Oregon) on reforming zoning to allow more accessory dwelling units.
Sightline Institute
January 30, 2019, 10am PST
An interactive map shows the surprising density of the Garden State.
NJ.com
Blog post
December 13, 2018, 9am PST
Michael Hooper of Harvard University writes about a recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research
JPER
December 8, 2018, 11am PST
Renton, a suburb of Seattle dealing with skyrocketing housing prices like many of the communities in the region, is allowing new density in residential neighborhoods in the form of backyard cottages.
Crosscut
December 4, 2018, 12pm PST
California State Senator Scott Wiener has released the highly anticipated follow up to last year's failed bombshell of a housing bill, SB 827.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
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.
Star Tribune
November 23, 2018, 11am PST
Transit should make people's lives better, with density a key component of successful systems.
Urban Edge
November 20, 2018, 11am PST
Transit writer Alon Levy argues it will take more than system improvements to integrate public transit into L.A.'s urban fabric.
Pedestrian Observations
November 19, 2018, 11am PST
The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.
Commercial Observer