February 2, 2009, 11am PST
Jones Plaza in Central Houston was redesigned in 2001 to accommodate large concerts and events, but locals objected to the lack of green space. So planners are going back to the drawing board.
January 30, 2009, 11am PST
Queensland University of Technology Prof. Jeannie Sim says that while density has increased in the city, green spaces have diminished.
June 20, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>This film from <em>Streetsblog</em> looks at a community effort in Portland to remove pavement from unused parking lots.</p>
April 27, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>A former bus and rail yard in park-poor South Los Angeles will be converted into an "urban wetland park".</p>
March 28, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>A new zoning requirement passed by the New York City Planning Commission will require all new developments to plant trees along the street.</p>
March 11, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Urban projects have resulted in the paving over of significant chunks of parkland in Melbourne, Australia -- land set aside more than 150 years ago to act as the city's lungs.</p>