Growth

Feature
July 17, 2017, 5am PDT
A vision set forth for Los Angeles in 1970 still has powerful relevance in 2017.
Gerhard Mayer
Feature
July 10, 2017, 5am PDT
The history of Washington, D.C., both recent and distant, has generated one of the most fascinating planning case studies in the country. The man leading the D.C. Office of Planning explains his approach the unique responsibilities of the job.
Josh Stephens
April 25, 2017, 11am PDT
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is building multi-family housing a lot faster than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent report.
Dallas News
March 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Post-recession population growth in the United States looks a lot like pre-recession growth in the United States. As some have predicted or already noticed: the story of U.S. growth is still suburban.
FiveThirtyEight
March 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Denver FUGLY Facebook page makes the case that developers are building too many boring tan and rust-colored buildings in Greater Denver.
CityLab
February 23, 2017, 1pm PST
A new series of articles, launched by a big feature earlier this month, will explore the changes occurring in the famous and beloved city of Nashville.
The Tennessean
January 20, 2017, 10am PST
A 20-year, voluntary, bottom-up, large-scale, long-term planning effort in Utah has managed to bridge the divide between Mormons and non-Mormons, environmentalists and mining interests, farmers and city-dwellers.
Politico Magazine
December 16, 2016, 10am PST
The city of Denver lost its streetcar more than half a century ago, and it's been growing east ever since.
The Denver Post
December 5, 2016, 7am PST
The region surrounding Columbus, Ohio could add a projected one million people by 2050, and developers are looking for new ways to meet growing demand for urban living.
The Columbus Dispatch
November 23, 2016, 8am PST
Many in Toronto's planning department voiced concerns about proposed cuts to the budget, in part because of the growing number of applications they're receiving.
The Toronto Star
October 30, 2016, 11am PDT
Behind all the debates surrounding the consequences of quick growth, a big question looms for Charlotte and other similarly growing cities: Will it last?
The Charlotte Observer
October 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
New York City provides a case study in the effort to satisfy growing demand with more mixed-use development.
The New York Times
October 21, 2016, 8am PDT
In a Forbes piece, Joel Kotkin details the rapid growth in population and economy (especially jobs) of Austin and San Antonio and the emerging city of San Marcos between the two.
Forbes
July 15, 2016, 9am PDT
A look back at Washington, D.C.'s most recent Comprehensive Plan reveals lessons for how the city should plan for the future next time it undertakes a comprehensive planning process.
Greater Greater Washington
July 8, 2016, 10am PDT
Some cities that want to grow are stuck in the small town zone, while others growing cities would prefer to stay small.
Community Development Strategies
April 28, 2016, 1pm PDT
The debate over the impacts of parking isn't new, but San Francisco planners are hoping that their approach to parking will provide new mobility solutions in a growing city.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority
April 25, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Charlotte Observer recently described the landscape of proposed apartment developments in the city of Charlotte.
The Charlotte Observer
March 25, 2016, 5am PDT
It's almost like the Great Recession and the Great Urban Renaissance never happened, as Americans are moving to the suburbs and the Sunbelt than to the nation's urban areas.
Jed Kolko
February 1, 2016, 1pm PST
Following recent bad news about the sluggish growth of the country's gross domestic product (GDP), the Brooking Institution reminds policy makers that growth does not necessarily trickle down to economic well-being.
Brookings Institution
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.
Akron Beacon Journal