Land Use

12 hours ago
A proposal for a facility that converts septic waste to compost will have to find another home, after a decision in Linn County, Iowa.
The Gazette
20 hours ago
The City Council will still have to approve the likely controversial idea of allowing accessory dwelling units citywide in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Pioneer Press
Yesterday
A parking experiment will continue at transit stations in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) system.
WTOP
Yesterday
While California's tendency toward drought is on temporary hiatus, homeowners flush with equity again feel enabled to install pools at record levels.
The Orange County Register
Feature
2 days ago
Parking and the City features Shoup at his witty best, accompanied by a group of passionate collaborators for the cause of rational parking regulations. The future of parking reform is in good hands.
James Brasuell
3 days ago
Olympia, Washington joins the ranks of cities making new incentives for the creation of missing middle housing.
The Olympian
3 days ago
Development around the University of Texas at Dallas is already complete in anticipation of a commuter rail line scheduled for completion in 2022.
The Dallas Morning News
3 days ago
Details of the parking and automobile-related revenue generated by the 25 largest cities in the United States reveals a wide range of potential effects arising from a future of self-driving cars.
Governing
5 days ago
The new Futures Command will employ 500 employees and represents a big win for the city of Austin in a national economic development process landscape increasingly marked by competitive bid processes.
Associated Press via Houston Chronicle
5 days ago
CVS is about as American as apple pie, but at what cost to American communities?
The Dallas Morning News
5 days ago
A new report providing credible estimates of five cities of differing size and geographic location reveals one truth about the United States: parking is the dominant land use in cities.
Streetsblog USA
July 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
Not everyone thinks the governor’s expensive plan to improve access to the beleaguered airport will actually improve access.
The New York Times
July 11, 2018, 11am PDT
CPUC Commissioner Carla Peterman explains the state's investment plan for building out electric vehicle charging stations in public spaces and homes.
The Planning Report
July 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Plans for a sizable eco-friendly development on the site of St. Paul's Twin Cities Assembly Plant have drawn support from many, including the city's young mayor. But density opponents remain unconvinced.
CityLab
July 11, 2018, 7am PDT
An effort is underway to reintroduce a natural habitats along a stretch of postindustrial Chicago River canal-scape. Floating garden modules are being used to attract species back to the area.
The Chicago Tribune
July 11, 2018, 5am PDT
Zoning Handbooks are designed to help New Yorkers understand the city's zoning code.
Curbed NY
July 10, 2018, 10am PDT
Chicago's own city government, in the form of aldermanic prerogatives and privileges, contributes to racial and economic segregation, according to a new study.
Chicago Tribune
July 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study shows that over the last several decades the price of real estate has been heavily influenced by the actual and anticipated effects of climate change.
CityLab
July 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Iowa State Supreme Court recently sided with a resident of a mobile home park over the city of Des Moines, which had worked to shut the entire mobile home park down.
Thomas Reuters Foundation
July 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
PBS examines the built environment through its series "10 That Changed America." The latest episode will look at the "10 Streets That Changed America."
Curbed