Resistance mounts to the zoning reforms gaining traction in the United States.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Compact infill development can create affordable, inclusive and attractive cities, like Montreal, "plus belle ville au monde."
The density debate can't be avoided in fast-growing Utah, according to the researchers and political leaders who support the findings of a new report from the University of Utah's Kem C. Garner Policy Institute.
The Salt Lake Tribune
Montgomery County, Maryland wants to put its zoning where its transit is—it's just the latest in a string of transit-oriented land use reforms for the famously suburban county.
A recent report calls for the region stretching from Oregon to British Columbia to think big about accommodating expected population growth. The report's recommendation to build four new, large cities isn't universally accepted, however.
New details have emerged on a project the Chicago Tribune is calling this one of Chicago's most ambitious development proposals in decades.
New Zealand’s new national urban development policy prohibits parking minimums and increases allowable building heights near transit stations. This is a watershed moment for the country’s cities and towns.
A wealthy enclave in the middle of the Los Angeles basin could soon have a new look on its skyline.
The Architect's Newspaper
The public relations and marketing messaging of the new normal.
The Mercury News
The New Carrollton transit station will add Purple Line light rail to its multi-modal mix; planners at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) hope to leverage the new transit for new land use and development around the station.
The Washington Post
A former industrial site on the edge of Portland, Oregon's urban core is planned with major urbanism ambitions.
A massive new development at the former site of a polluting power plant is moving forward in the City by the Bay.
Curbed San Francisco
A new development promises to transform a gritty part of the Back Bay, according to this article from the Boston Globe.
The Boston Globe
The Editorial Board of the New York Times offers perhaps the highest profile support to date for overthrowing the status quo of slow growth and development opposition.
The New York Times
"Leftover lots" are the object of one Philadelphia-based architecture firm's fascination.
Lexington, Kentucky's growth boundary survived a comprehensive plan update in 2019, after years of controversy. A housing crisis, a growing city, and a broken land use system are rearranging the political arithmetic behind the greenbelt.
In attempt to design buildings that convey the complexity and scale of the traditional Main Street, we frequently end up with buildings that are a cartoon version of the real thing. Perhaps we are trying too hard?
CNU Public Square
The question of how and where to grow is causing controversy in Toronto. A recent op-ed picks a side.
Minneapolis and Seattle bucked national trends by increasing active transportation and use of public transit in recent years.
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.