February 6, 2017, 8am PST
The city of Akron has lost 93,000 residents since 1960, so it has room to grow. Now it has a draft housing plan that uses a tax abatement program modeled on examples in Cleveland and Cuyahoga Falls.
October 24, 2016, 8am PDT
The Akron City Council will this week decide on legislation that could at it to the roster of cities that have reformed parking requirements.
July 27, 2016, 9am PDT
Akron Metro RTA recently announced the details of an overhaul of its bus system—the reorganization will affect every one of the system's 36 fixed bus routes.
January 27, 2016, 2pm PST
Down to a population of 197,859 from its 1960 peak of 290,351, the city of Akron is looking for a way to bring people back to its community. One thing Akron has going for it already: an enthusiastic champion of the cause.
August 12, 2008, 9am PDT
The Ohio Mechanical Handling Co. reflects back on designing and building the first commercial monorail in the United States for a park in Akron, Ohio.
April 29, 2006, 9am PDT
A single redevelopment law must control the use of eminent domain by Ohio municipalities, townships, and counties, writes Stuart Meck in this editorial.
June 2, 2005, 10am PDT
A new type of store combining the convenience of online ordering with the hands-on experience of browsing a store in person is planned for Columbus, OH.
January 18, 2005, 11am PST
Loveland, OH, may have the state's first plans for a cohousing development.
July 7, 2003, 10am PDT
Why have nearly 200 communities fought to keep big-box stores out?
December 3, 2002, 11am PST
A nationally known planner offers his insights, pro bono, to a community group on a proposed high-density housing development in Akron, Ohio.
August 13, 2002, 8am PDT
Urban theorist David Rusk analyzes census data to identify "cities on the slide."