The U.S. Department of Justice is taking another look at a development decision made by the Louisville Metro Council in October 2017.
January 21, 2018, 9am PST
The Parklands of Floyds Fork has attracted development attention for years, but now the endowment that fought for the park's creation is proposing a development on land adjacent to the park to help fund the maintenance of the Parklands.
December 28, 2017, 7am PST
A new bike and walking path connecting two cities on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, across from Louisville, could provide a runway for much larger open space ambitions.
December 4, 2017, 11am PST
Faced with a costly urban heat island effect, Louisville is working on a new tree-protection ordinance that could be headed for a vote this week.
October 4, 2017, 11am PDT
The Covington by the Park development proposal is back. The developer has revised previously stalled plans for a conservation subdivision on Louisville's eastern edge.
September 2, 2017, 7am PDT
As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey headed for Louisville, city officials were approving new legislation that enacts more stringent development standards in areas in flood prone areas.
August 26, 2017, 7am PDT
The lesson is simple: don't widen freeways if you want to reduce congestion and auto-dependence.
August 20, 2017, 9am PDT
Three tractor trailers overturned in less than a month while navigating Spaghetti Junction in Louisville—the maze of twisting ramps and interchanges that sparked viral notoriety at the end of 2016.
June 28, 2017, 11am PDT
New subdivision planning and construction is expected to expand the footprint of the Louisville metropolitan area. The question is whether those new developments will protect or harm the beloved Floyds Fork.
June 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
The tributes to Branden Klayko, one of the hardest working and influential writers on the subjects of urbanism, have been steady and heartfelt.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 21, 2017, 6am PDT
The Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has announced the first winner of the "Map of the Month" contest.
Data-Smart City Solutions
June 15, 2017, 5am PDT
An affordable senior apartment development has provoked heated opposition in the Louisville suburb of Prospect.
March 29, 2017, 12pm PDT
By purchasing 954 acres of forested land, the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has added to its swath of the map in the neighborhood of Louisville and Fort Knox.
January 13, 2017, 9am PST
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced another round of Choice Neighborhood grants in December, awarding five communities a total of $132 million in grant funding.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
December 30, 2016, 12pm PST
Many in the urbanism community were shocked to see the scale of the recently completed "Spaghetti Junction" in Louisville, but the tolling system that will fund the project is just as critical to consider.
December 27, 2016, 2pm PST
Whether you call it the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, the Downtown Crossing, or the new Spaghetti Junction—call it done.
Louisville Business First
October 23, 2016, 9am PDT
The Courier-Journal is launching a series of reports on the city of Louisville's ongoing work to clean up its sewer system.
October 2, 2016, 7am PDT
As summer temperatures rise and heat waves roll through, cities can take steps to keep cool. But shedding the heat may be difficult for urban areas designed to retain it.
May 13, 2016, 8am PDT
For the second time in its history, Louisville completed an ambitious and massive park planning and design process on its suburban fringe. The fringe today is just a bit farther out than it was in Olmsted's day.
April 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
Louisville has the ignominious distinction of having the largest heat island effect of any of the largest cities in the United States. A new study from the Urban Climate Lab at Georgia Tech suggests ideas for lowering the heat in the city.