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Implementation

November 11, 2019, 2pm PST
The end of single-family zoning, a key component of a comprehensive plan adopted last year in Minneapolis, has now been set in code.
StarTribune
March 26, 2019, 8am PDT
Waterfront views and large parcels of vacant land should be a good urban revitalization in a growing city like Philadelphia, but the Central Delaware waterfront has fallen short of expectations.
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 15, 2019, 7am PDT
Amarillo, a city of nearly 200,000 residents located in the Texas Panhandle, will rewrite its zoning ordinance for the first time in over 50 years.
Statesman
July 12, 2013, 7am PDT
More and more local governments are adopting complete streets policies. But gaps in implementation in these places suggests that the building of actual complete streets is dependent on a true culture shift. Angie Schmitt looks at the obstacles.
DC.Streetsblog
May 5, 2013, 11am PDT
In order to more efficiently carry out its long-range comprehensive plan, Kane County, Illinois has created the Kane County Planning Cooperative as the central implementing body to work with various stakeholders.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
October 22, 2012, 1pm PDT
For Howard Blackson, the latest trend in planning and design is redevelopment based on evolving, rather than phased, implementation. In this blog post he identifies the three typologies of this "slow urbanism."
Better! Cities & Towns