Population Growth

February 17, 2019, 9am PST
Thousands of news residents and apartment units, along with almost a billion dollars of development investments, arrived in Downtown Minneapolis in 2017.
Star Tribune
January 5, 2019, 5am PST
With world population to grow by about 2 billion by 2050, and with more people eating higher on the food chain as nations develop economically, can world agriculture reduce its carbon footprint? A new World Resources Institute report shows how.
Forbes
December 28, 2018, 10am PST
The latest demographic data released Friday by the state's demographic unit shows shows an increase of 0.54 percent, one of the lowest on record, as birth rates drop, death rates increase, and more people leave the state than arrive from others.
California Department of Finance
December 25, 2018, 11am PST
The city of San Marcos, located halfway between Austin and San Antonio, recently adopted its first transportation plan update since 2004.
Community Impact Newspaper
December 25, 2018, 7am PST
William H. Frey reveals the most important takeaways from the recent population data released by the U.S. Census, and recommends the country focus on caring for an aging population and leveraging immigration for economic growth.
Brookings
Blog post
December 2, 2018, 1pm PST
Vertical cities could be much more than monolithic luxury towers, but the idea has its skeptics.
Kayla Matthews
September 19, 2018, 9am PDT
Seattle shows how new buildings and new trees can be added to a city simultaneously—in fact, neighborhoods adding new buildings are maintaining its urban tree canopy while static single-family neighborhoods are losing trees.
Sightline Institute
August 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
Breakthrough Institute co-founder, Ted Nordhaus, explores the etymology of "carrying capacity" from a shipping term to a biological term, but objects to its application to human population. Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute responds.
Aeon
August 9, 2018, 9am PDT
Concern about the city's supply of affordable housing is one of the key messages from the recent "geography of Jobs" report published by the New York Department of City Planning.
The Real Deal
August 8, 2018, 6am PDT
Columbus, Ohio has stood out from its midwest peer cities, with strong growth. Can the city keep it up?
Forbes
July 23, 2018, 8am PDT
Rather than projecting when the 50 million milestone will be reached, demographic and political indicators predict the state's population is more likely to decline, according to Joe Mathews of Zócalo Public Square.
Zocalo Public Square
June 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A new report from the New York City Department of Transportation opens the administrations of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to criticism from Streetsblog NYC.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 12, 2018, 11am PDT
Initiative 66, which would have imposed strict development limits around the Front Range, ran out of steam.
The Denver Post
May 31, 2018, 9am PDT
Peter Rogerson crunches the numbers on 50 years of demographic shifts.
CityLab
May 21, 2018, 5am PDT
Births and birth rates dropped to a 30-year low, not an issue of concern yet, but if the trend continues, the U.S. could join other developed nations that must deal with the consequences of an aging population. Immigration plays an uncertain factor.
NPR: The Two-Way
May 9, 2018, 11am PDT
Colorado cities located north of Denver consider the future of water as the region grows. New infrastructure and new partnerships will be necessary to meet demand for water in the future.
The Denver Post
April 17, 2018, 6am PDT
Interested observers have been predicting a crest of the American "back to the city" movement for years now—the idea that as Millennials come of age they will lose interest in urban lifestyles and seek the comfort of the suburbs.
City Observatory
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.
The Wall Street Journal
April 14, 2018, 11am PDT
A companion bill to the controversial SB 827, also introduced Sen. Scott Wiener (D-S.F)., could have a similar impact on housing production but hasn't gathered nearly as much attention. SB 828 makes critical changes to the state's housing supply law.
Los Angeles Times
April 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Dallas apartment building 'boom' is occurring in places like Frisco, Allen, and McKinney.
Dallas News