A new Regional Plan Association initiative is assessing potential solutions to historic inequities in planning policy.
Regional Plan Association
A critical economic bellwether is showing tentative signs of recovery.
A new proposal would improve wait times for area buses and bring more households within walking distance to transit stops.
A new Vox video tackles the controversial and counterintuitive concept of induced demand.
The city that invented single-family zoning in 1916, for discriminatory purposes, will completely remove that exclusionary legacy from its zoning code.
San Francisco Chronicle
The county of Henry, located in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA metropolitan statistical area, is updating its 30-year Transit Master Plan.
In a decision that is still impossible in most of the country, Chicago's Department of Planning and Development is requiring housing and reduced surface parking to approve a retail project.
The question of whether a public review process conducted by Zoom is sufficient to approve a sweeping rezoning plan is a matter of no small legal concern in New York City.
A proposal in Snohomish County, Washington could raise the lot coverage limits in medium density residential zones to allow for more usable square footage.
How Detroit, historical home of the U.S. automotive industry, can create a culture of transit and the equitable transportation system its residents need.
Richard Peiser and Ann Forsyth discuss their latest book, New Towns for the Twenty-First Century: A Guide to Planned Communities Worldwide, with the Penn Institute for Urban Research.
Penn IUR Urban Link
Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research recently published "A Bottom-Up Infrastructure Strategy for American Renewal."
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge
A glut of new housing and development research has been published recently, shedding new light on some of the most fundamental questions of contemporary planning.
UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies
New York City is the furthest along with a congestion pricing scheme, but San Francisco and Los Angeles are catching up in California
The latest in a series of compendia gathering news and analysis about the effects of the COVID-19 on the built and natural environments—now and long into the future.
The CEO of the Regional Transportation District speculated recently about whether a planned extension of the B Line to Boulder was necessary or desirable. The governor doesn't think the speculation was necessary or desirable.
The world of planning hearings and the pandemic realities of Zoom meetings collided in spectacular fashion in the tiny town of Handforth Parish in the United Kingdom.
Stadium footprints are enormous. It's time to get smarter about how they are used.
Despite every manner of local opposition, the Texas Department of Transportation is pushing forward with a plan to widen Interstate 45 north of the city of Houston, demolishing and displacing thousands of homes, businesses, and community facilities.
The State of Place blog is offering a pop quiz designed to help you diagnose the kind of post-2020 city-maker you are.
State of Place