April 27, 2016, 12pm PDT
Beginning with the first U.S. planned urban development, St. Augustine, Fla., and ending with one of Portland's newest neighborhoods, the Pearl District, host Geoffrey Baer takes us through ten developments that left their mark, for better or worse.
April 22, 2012, 5am PDT
Coinciding with Earth Day, PBS is airing a series of programs highlighting the ways in which local communities are working to conserve energy in order to save money and save the environment.
October 5, 2010, 12pm PDT
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan talks with PBS about the department's new approach of integrating transportation and housing policy.
February 10, 2010, 6am PST
PBS documents Detroit's attempts to overcome its history as "the Motor City" to create new ways of getting people around. Transit advocates play a big part in this preview, which includes renderings of projected transit options.
January 18, 2010, 6am PST
Spain has rapidly developed high speed rail system, leaving many U.S. politicians -- including President Obama -- wondering how the U.S. can catch up. This article and video from <em>PBS</em> looks at the Spanish model.
January 17, 2010, 1pm PST
The United States has a long history of planning at the national level. This article from Professor Robert Fishman details that history, and looks at how national planning may play out over the next 100 years.
May 26, 2009, 7am PDT
Three cities - three directions on how their transportation infrastructure was shaped by national transportation and housing legislation, and the role of influential leaders like CO Gov. Lamm, OR representative Earl Blumenauer, and NY's Robert Moses.
July 29, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>An investigative report airing on PBS stations chronicles the corruption and mismanagement uncovered at the Miami-Dade Housing Agency over the past year.</p>
June 28, 2005, 1pm PDT
John Norquist and Bart Peterson, the mayor of Indianapolis, discuss the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling on eminent domain.
November 16, 2004, 9am PST
PBS Frontline asks what is the real cost of Wal-Mart's famous 'everyday low prices'.
November 13, 2004, 5am PST
The booming border city of Chula Vista, CA has designated land where it will develop a university and research center.
September 15, 2004, 2pm PDT
Two years ago, a documentary warned that hurricanes could drown New Orleans and that the risk was increasing every year.
June 17, 2003, 12pm PDT
A 90-minute account of the "the politics and pain of gentrification" premieres tonight on PBS.
June 12, 2003, 11am PDT
Florida's largest private landowner has many developments planned for an environmentally sensitive area.
January 20, 2003, 12pm PST
City of the Century chronicles Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town of fur traders and Native Americans to a massive metropolis that was the quintessential American city of the nineteenth century.
October 4, 2002, 10am PDT
Ray Suarez takes a look at the effort to rebuild old neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
September 20, 2002, 5pm PDT
A hurricane could drown New Orleans and the risk increases every year.
September 10, 2002, 10am PDT
A PBS special on the efforts to decide the future of Ground Zero airs tonight.
August 26, 2002, 3pm PDT
Architects Rem Koolhaus, Renzo Piano and Santiago Calatrava on the Charlie Rose Show tonight.
May 5, 2002, 7am PDT
PBS' new series on how Americans live their lives uses Atlanta as a case study to focus on sprawl, low-income housing, shopping, and architecture.