2020 Population Growth Rates for the 50 Biggest U.S. Cities
The Census Bureau released new data on May 27 that includes the first four months of the pandemic. Seattle tops the growth rate at 2.2% from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020, while Baltimore and San Francisco land at the bottom with -1.4%.
Fort Worth City Council Wants to Pause Apartment Developments
A trio of Fort Worth city councilmembers are trying to hit the brakes on the recent wave of multi-family housing developments requiring zoning changes in the growing city.
Fort Worth Planning a New City Hall
The city of Fort Worth is moving to a site formerly occupied by the headquarters of Pier 1.
Trinity Metro Needs Funding the Forth Worth City Council Doesn't Want to Give
The federal government has committed funding to two transit projects in Fort Worth, if local officials can provide matching funding. Fort Worth councilmembers are having trouble parting with the cash.
Fort Worth Plans Big Moves to Rebrand Near Southside
Fort Worth business owners plan to promote the Near Southside area as a hub for artists and entrepreneurs.
City vs. State: Mayors Want Power to Require Mask Wearing to Slow Coronavirus Spread
Coronavirus cases are surging in the Lone Star State's urban areas, so mayors of nine of its largest cities asked Greg Abbott for the power to mandate the wearing of masks or facial coverings, prohibited by executive order, to slow viral spread.
Texas Losing its Housing Affordability Advantage
Trends pre-dating Covid-19 showed housing affordability slipping away from many residents in Texas. The pandemic will likely only exacerbate the trend, according to this analysis.
Budget Worries Threaten Vision for Fort Worth Riverfront District and Flood Control Project
An ambitious stormwater infrastructure project in Fort Worth would also include a mega-project development of a new riverfront district. Funding has become a problem, well into work on the project.
Stampede of New Residents Challenges Fort Worth
An interview with Fort Worth Planning and Development Director Randle Harwood on the planning practices and ideas driving the future of one of the nation's fastest growing cities.
No Region Approves and Builds Apartments Like Dallas-Forth Worth
Apartments are abundant in the development pipeline of the Dallas-Forth Worth region—not just in the urban core, but in suburbs like Frisco, Carrollton, and Farmers Branch.
County of San Diego
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.