November 10, 2007, 5am PST
<p>This piece from <em>Smart Growth Online</em> looks at transit oriented development near transit and freight facilities -- dubbed "cargo oriented development" -- as discusses how it can create value in neglected industrial areas.</p>
November 16, 2006, 8am PST
<p>This article from <em>Smart Growth Online</em> looks at the increasing concentration of fast food restaurants in many cities and the resulting impact on public health, and also offers some advice to communities for using land use strategies to limit the i</p>
September 21, 2006, 2pm PDT
Thirty-two organizations have come together to release "This Is Smart Growth," a new publication from ICMA and the Smart Growth Network, which illustrates and explains smart growth concepts and values, using 40 examples from around the country.
August 9, 2006, 6am PDT
Dealing with stormwater runoff and the pollutants it carries has been the responsibility of civil engineers for decades. But it's been suggested that planners and architects elevate this infrastructural concern to the heights of community design.
July 21, 2006, 6am PDT
Cul-de-sacs remain popular with homebuyers (and therefore developers), but some American cities are taking steps to limit or even prohibit their use.
July 12, 2006, 11am PDT
As the country's housing preferences shift from the widely spread to the urban and dense, the prevalence of transit-oriented development planning increases.
January 7, 2006, 9am PST
How the opinions of smart growth practitioners are critical for a process that results in transportation choice, transit performance, and successful community investment by the FTA.
December 18, 2005, 7am PST
The Louisiana Recovery and Rebuilding conference covered a variety of topics, including goals and design principles for rebuilding, and community & economic development.
October 11, 2005, 5am PDT
The American Planning Association offers a workbook about hazards and how they affect communities.
August 28, 2005, 11am PDT
New South Wales' three-year environmental education plan aims to improve sustainable living.
July 31, 2005, 9am PDT
Zipcar plans to open offices in 11 other metro areas.
July 21, 2005, 1pm PDT
Conservationists applauded the measure, but some business groups are worried that it may stop growth.
July 1, 2004, 8am PDT
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities releases commissioned paper.
December 10, 2003, 1pm PST
This 120-page primer describes concrete 100 policies and techniques for putting the ten smart growth principles into practice.
April 13, 2003, 11am PDT
The SBA agrees to evaluate environmental and growth impacts of its loans as part of a lawsuit settlement.
December 29, 2002, 11am PST
Charlotte Observer associate editor Mary Newsom writes that misusing the term "Smart Growth" will give the movement a bad name.