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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
October 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
New York City provides a case study in the effort to satisfy growing demand with more mixed-use development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 13, 2015, 7am PST
Having the right mix of jobs in a local economy might be a predictor for future growth.
November 28, 2015, 9am PST
Famous for its focus on dense, infill development and quickly ascending skyline, the Toronto housing market is still plagued by rising housing costs at the single-family detached homes end of the spectrum.
November 2, 2015, 12pm PST
Residents of metropolitan Atlanta showed signs of a strengthening economy, a fast growing region, and, perhaps surprisingly, strong support for public transit.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
September 8, 2015, 12pm PDT
Density isn't always a dirty word, apparently—as residents of Utah have voiced their support of more urban typologies to support its expected population growth over the next several decades.
July 31, 2015, 5am PDT
Josh Whitehead, planning director of the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Planning & Development (OPD), discusses competing with suburbs, implementing a new zoning code, and redeveloping, for a second time, historic streetcar corridors.