If approved, the proposed regulations would require developers to implement policies to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips for new developments.
The city of Houston is embarking on an ambitious plan to reshape how new development in the city prioritizes walkability, and deprioritizes the automobile.
Managing development at the scale of megaregions is possible. An excerpt from the recently published book, "Designing for the Megaregion: Meeting Urban Challenges at a New Scale," written by Jonathan Barnett, explains how.
Places with a lot of Millennials are building homes, just not enough to keep pace with the large number of Millennials coming of homebuying age.
The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission has proposed a truly radical development requirement for private developments in the city's downtown: spaces for the homeless.
To increase affordability communities should support moderate-priced housing development. This increases housing options for middle-income households, and for lower-income through filtering, as households move from low- to moderate-priced units.
A major change to planning paradigms in the city of Seattle.
Digging into the city of Everett's recent overhaul of its zoning and development regulations in Downtown and adjacent neighborhoods.
Expensive West Coast cities are looking to these alternative and add-on structures to ease their housing challenges.
More Americans are moving to high-risk flood zones as environmental deregulation wins the day.
The city of Houston approved a new development that doesn't meet new elevations standards approved by the city of Houston earlier this month.
It was the city's "first major regulatory response" to Hurricane Harvey.
Population growth creates a collision course in the American West.
Voice of San Diego
How many now-classic design features are actually tax-avoidance strategies?
Harris County, home to Houston and the scene of widespread devastation during Hurricane Harvey and other weather events, will make large-scale changes to development regulations on floodplains for the first time in almost 20 years.
Most cities know they need new development regulations, but it's much, much easier said than done.
At Lincoln House
As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey headed for Louisville, city officials were approving new legislation that enacts more stringent development standards in areas in flood prone areas.