February 5, 2019, 2pm PST
By 2030, cities will have tripled in size since 2000. Unmanaged, incessant growth is threatening the planet, according to a new report from the World Resources Institute.
January 18, 2019, 5am PST
As cities define our world in new ways every day, Penn Institute for Urban Research asked nearly dozen urban experts, “Why cities?”
November 15, 2018, 12pm PST
The Central SoMa Plan, which sets development goals for a key swath of Downtown San Francisco, got bigger as it moved through a lengthy approval process.
July 3, 2018, 10am PDT
Utah has generally made room for single-family homes in the past, but the Salt Lake Tribune thinks its time for new plans as the state faces demographic changes and worsening affordability.
May 31, 2018, 1pm PDT
Cheap water flows freely to the golf courses of St. George, Utah, but all the new residents mean it’s going to have to increase supply or reduce demand—or both.
May 28, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of researchers have identified one area near the 101 and other near I-15 that would help keep the big cats alive and healthy.
May 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
April 16, 2018, 11am PDT
The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) released a new "Regional Centers Framework."
April 16, 2018, 9am PDT
Rapid growth is now the trend in a region that faced some of the worst effects of the Great Recession.
March 13, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of Detroit is setting affordable housing as the cornerstone of its growth strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 28, 2017, 8am PDT
Critiquing Richard Florida's claim that "the urban revival is over."
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.
July 17, 2017, 5am PDT
A vision set forth for Los Angeles in 1970 still has powerful relevance in 2017.
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.
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.
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.