February 15, 2019, 8am PST
New census data shows that millennials and seniors are migrating less, a result of the Great Recession and its economic impacts. For those who are moving, cities in the Sun Belt have been primary destinations.
February 11, 2019, 11am PST
The new linear park will use land under the city’s elevated rail tracks. Worries, however, are emerging about the effects the project will have on surrounding communities, particularly related to affordable housing.
January 6, 2019, 5am PST
With the threat of sea level rise, homes on higher ground in Miami are becoming increasingly desirable. But they are located in low-income communities of color, and residents are facing rising housing costs and displacement.
November 19, 2018, 12pm PST
A new study looks at homeownership among native-born and foreign-born residents in U.S. cities.
November 12, 2018, 1pm PST
A housing development near Tampa will have high-tech smart homes with grid-optimized solar power.
September 9, 2018, 11am PDT
A land trust is providing much-needed affordable housing relief after last year’s Hurricane Irma.
September 16, 2017, 7am PDT
After a series of hurricanes, experts discuss how guide people out of the way of the most deadly floods and storms.
June 6, 2017, 1pm PDT
A quick run down of Florida's existing bike share programs and a look at what's coming in 2017.
January 12, 2017, 9am PST
Smart Growth America has released its annual Dangerous by Design report, showing that many older, car-oriented cities are the country's most dangerous.
December 17, 2016, 1pm PST
Is it possible to create a community combining the best elements of Lowcountry southern living, cuisine, and architecture with industry and New Urbanism?
July 1, 2015, 5am PDT
Florida Governor Rick Scott approved a $78 billion state budget last week, which includes $25 million for a statewide network of non-motorized trails.
March 9, 2015, 10am PDT
Top officials at the Florida state agency tasked with studying and planning for the impacts of climate change are taking a novel approach to avoiding the issue.
February 23, 2015, 9am PST
Alastair Gordon lambasts Miami's high-end architectural extremes. A horizontal, nature-inspired urbanism might better address contradictions between breezy luxury and inland poverty.
May 7, 2013, 6am PDT
Eli Lehrer argues that ending subsidies to high-risk developments, as Florida is about to do, presents a successful small-government environmental preservation measure that also benefits taxpayers.
December 15, 2011, 11am PST
An organic system is rarely the sum of its parts. Nothing demonstrates this as clearly as sinking your teeth into a store-bought tomato, writes Ben Brown.
December 12, 2011, 7am PST
They mayor of Troy, Mich. chooses ideology over investment, <em>The Atlantic's</em> says Eric Jaffe.
May 31, 2011, 12pm PDT
Transportation for America (TfA), a campaign to strengthen the nation’s transportation network, released an update to its “Dangerous by Design” report, an analysis of pedestrian safety in the design and use of American streets.
March 9, 2011, 8am PST
Cities in California, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada that were "sunburnt" by the economic recession need to smartly manage their future growth.
September 8, 2009, 5am PDT
NPR looks at a few of the areas that have submitted proposals for high-speed rail funding.
April 17, 2009, 7am PDT
A stalled and abandoned development along the Florida coast is being scouted by the Trust for Public Land as a possible site for "un-development" -- a return to its natural state as open space.