Planning

8 hours ago
Predicting the future of challenges facing cities isn't very hard when the future is already staring cities right in the face.
Meeting of the Minds
3 days ago
The Guardian last week published a series of articles and interactive features on the subject of the master-planned communities of the world.
The Guardian
4 days ago
An 18-month planning process is unfolding in a part of New York City that has not taken kindly to large, corporate visions of the future.
City Limits
5 days ago
A lawsuit has been successful in derailing the Plano Tomorrow plan, approved in 2015. The city will default to its 1986 plan.
The Dallas Morning News
July 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
Atmospheric river seems like a phrase that has only recently entered the parlance of the times, but the state of California has seen enough of the idea in action want to know more, and prepare for more.
Water News Network
July 11, 2019, 7am PDT
Local news sources are shedding light on planning for a new highway route that could pass through sensitive habitat of endangered that has yet to undertake a formal environmental or public input process.
WFPL
July 10, 2019, 7am PDT
Ian McHarg's groundbreaking book was published 50 years ago.
WHYY
July 9, 2019, 10am PDT
Advocates and researchers say new development regulations, with more stringent flood protections, aren't doing enough to control the stormwater impacts of sprawl.
Community Impact Newspaper
July 9, 2019, 9am PDT
It's rare for an entire exhibition to be devoted to the practice and history of planning. This is a big one.
CityLab
July 8, 2019, 8am PDT
Residents of the city of Lakewood have approved a ballot measure that caps annual residential development and requires City Council approval of all developments over 40 units.
The Denver Post
July 8, 2019, 6am PDT
The D.C. Office of Planning has been updating its Comprehensive Plan since 2016. Next up is the very first chapter of the comp plan.
Greater Greater Washington
July 6, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Los Angeles Department of City Planning has released a draft of the DTLA 2040 plan. In addition to the changes it proposes for the downtown area, it's the first community plan update to roll out the city's new zoning code.
Urbanize LA
July 2, 2019, 12pm PDT
Sprawl might relieve the housing crisis, but it would also exacerbate the climate crisis. Tough choices will be necessary in regions like San Diego, where the question of where to accommodate growth is very much in question.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 2, 2019, 8am PDT
Seattle is the latest in a series of cities, states, and counties to alter the landscape of land use regulation by approving what the Sightline Institute describes as the "most progressive" ADU policy in the United States.
Sightline Institute
June 28, 2019, 5am PDT
A new neighborhood plan for a corner of Staten Island imagines a new downtown along the Bay Street Corridor on the borough's North Shore waterfront.
Office of the Mayor Bill de Blasio
June 27, 2019, 5am PDT
The Montgomery County Council made a few last minute changes to a residential building moratorium that will take effect next week, halting construction in areas around the county's schools.
Bethesda Magazine
June 25, 2019, 5am PDT
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, in Minneapolis last week, expressed support for the planning reforms include in the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Star Tribune
June 24, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Southwest Corridor light rail project has a preferred alternative route, but there's still a lot of work to do before the ambitious project can begin construction, much less begin shuttling riders between Portland and Bridgeport Village.
The Oregonian
June 24, 2019, 12pm PDT
The long-awaited master plan for Quayside in Toronto was released to the public today.
Toronto Star
June 24, 2019, 9am PDT
Voters might have approved transit funding multiple measures by wide margins in Los Angeles County in recent years, but actual project proposals still have trouble appealing at the hyper-local level.
Los Angeles Daily News