Regional Planning

Yesterday
A cross-jurisdictional trail map is harder to find than one might expect. Not so anymore in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
4 days ago
Seattle's suburbs are no longer leading the region in housing construction, even as Seattle's urban core is building more housing than ever.
The Seattle Times
4 days ago
Planners are working quickly to refine a proposal for a $1.8 billion project connecting the 680 corridor in the East Bay Area to bedroom communities in the Central Valley.
The Mercury News
August 8, 2018, 11am PDT
Oregon Metro's Regional Transportation Plan sets policy and project goals through 2040.
Bike Portland
August 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Marisa Lago pens in an opinion piece supporting a regional approach to planning, timed for the release of a new "Geography of Jobs" report.
Medium
July 24, 2018, 7am PDT
Transit supporters in the Detroit region suffered a setback last week, but the hope is that they've only lost a battle, not the war, for regional transit.
Detroit Free Press
July 19, 2018, 6am PDT
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is taking a strong stance in support of zoning regulations that enable new multi-family housing developments.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
July 7, 2018, 7am PDT
Regional planners and Dallas officials aren't confident that the area's highway-centric worldview (and budget) will change anytime soon. The city's competitiveness in the national job market may be on the line.
D Magazine
June 18, 2018, 5am PDT
The effects of climate change—rising seas, extreme weather—will require coordinated action around the New York region. Regional planning, in other words.
Curbed NY
June 14, 2018, 10am PDT
Cobb County has been enabled by the state to raise taxes to fund transit expansions. Early planning efforts are expected to face political headwinds in a region known for opposing both taxes and transit.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 13, 2018, 9am PDT
The total cost of the recommendations from a new report on the future of air travel in the New York region: $50.8 billion over 40 years.
NorthJersey
June 13, 2018, 8am PDT
An advocacy group is republishing the 1974 regional plan for sustainability, and finding that it's just as relevant now as it was then.
Bisnow
June 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Urbanist details on of the big bus rapid transit routes on the table in Seattle.
The Urbanist
June 8, 2018, 8am PDT
The public had a chance to review the substance of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission's Transportation Improvement Program this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 31, 2018, 10am PDT
The Metro Region Explorer allows the public new kinds of understanding about the city of New York and how it fits into the surrounding region.
Next City
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
May 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Four chiefs of hospitals in the Detroit area pen an opinion piece in support of public transit as a key factor in public health outcomes.
Detroit Free Press
April 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
A case study emerging from the Brookings Institution’s Community of Practice on Regional Housing Solutions.
Brookings
April 16, 2018, 11am PDT
The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) released a new "Regional Centers Framework."
The Urbanist
April 16, 2018, 8am PDT
The idea has failed before, most recently in 2016, but the attempt at wooing Amazon has the idea of a regional approach to public transit back on the table in Detroit.
Crain's Detroit Business