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The city of Detroit is setting affordable housing as the cornerstone of its growth strategy.
Detroit Free Press
March 9, 2018, 6am PST
For many decades now, most communities in the United States have grown as a series of subdivisions, built on a tried and true formula. It might be time to change the math.
Strong Towns
February 9, 2018, 7am PST
The expansion of the built environment proceeds with little regard for the loss of biodiversity, and the planning field isn't doing enough to help.
ASLA The Dirt
Blog post
January 3, 2018, 11am PST
A historic summit with Denver mayors about responsible growth, and a take-to-the-streets protest of gentrification in the city, suggest the need for a better conversation about today’s challenges to urban sustainability.
Dean Saitta
November 28, 2017, 5am PST
Glassboro State College became Rowan University and exploded its enrollment numbers. The borough of Glassboro and the university have worked together, and quickly, to accommodate all those new students.
Blog post
September 28, 2017, 8am PDT
Critiquing Richard Florida's claim that "the urban revival is over."
Michael Lewyn
September 27, 2017, 5am PDT
Two of the most prominent planners in Atlanta have released a book to help set an agenda for equity as the city grows in the next two decades.
Next City
July 17, 2017, 5am PDT
A vision set forth for Los Angeles in 1970 still has powerful relevance in 2017.
Gerhard Mayer
July 10, 2017, 5am PDT
The history of Washington, D.C., both recent and distant, has generated one of the most fascinating planning case studies in the country. The man leading the D.C. Office of Planning explains his approach the unique responsibilities of the job.
Josh Stephens
April 25, 2017, 11am PDT
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is building multi-family housing a lot faster than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent report.
Dallas News
March 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Post-recession population growth in the United States looks a lot like pre-recession growth in the United States. As some have predicted or already noticed: the story of U.S. growth is still suburban.
March 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Denver FUGLY Facebook page makes the case that developers are building too many boring tan and rust-colored buildings in Greater Denver.
February 23, 2017, 1pm PST
A new series of articles, launched by a big feature earlier this month, will explore the changes occurring in the famous and beloved city of Nashville.
The Tennessean
January 20, 2017, 10am PST
A 20-year, voluntary, bottom-up, large-scale, long-term planning effort in Utah has managed to bridge the divide between Mormons and non-Mormons, environmentalists and mining interests, farmers and city-dwellers.
Politico Magazine
December 16, 2016, 10am PST
The city of Denver lost its streetcar more than half a century ago, and it's been growing east ever since.
The Denver Post
December 5, 2016, 7am PST
The region surrounding Columbus, Ohio could add a projected one million people by 2050, and developers are looking for new ways to meet growing demand for urban living.
The Columbus Dispatch
November 23, 2016, 8am PST
Many in Toronto's planning department voiced concerns about proposed cuts to the budget, in part because of the growing number of applications they're receiving.
The Toronto Star
October 30, 2016, 11am PDT
Behind all the debates surrounding the consequences of quick growth, a big question looms for Charlotte and other similarly growing cities: Will it last?
The Charlotte Observer
October 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
New York City provides a case study in the effort to satisfy growing demand with more mixed-use development.
The New York Times
October 21, 2016, 8am PDT
In a Forbes piece, Joel Kotkin details the rapid growth in population and economy (especially jobs) of Austin and San Antonio and the emerging city of San Marcos between the two.