Land Use

6 hours ago
A crowdfunding campaign recently launched to support a new kind of commissary kitchen in Portland.
The Oregonian
10 hours ago
Eleven attorneys general have sent a letter, and a warning, to the Trump Administration: we'll battle new entrance fees in court if we have to.
The Sacramento Bee
12 hours ago
Boulder is expanding the portfolio of the city's Open Space and Mountain Parks.
The Denver Post
Yesterday
The Regional Transportation Authority has been supporting transit oriented development planning processes in suburbs like Bartlett.
Chicago Tribune
Yesterday
David Duyen identifies an under-reported culprit in the so-called "retail apocalypse," and challenges policy makers to respond.
New Republic
2 days ago
More than one city has ditched parking in response to the congestion and conflicts created by ride-hailing pick-ups and drop-offs .
CNN
2 days ago
Imagine if hosting a transitional tiny home village for the homeless became the norm for all suitable vacant land?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
3 days ago
The political support for an expanded set of tenant protections emerged in response to the program of rezonings underway as part of the de Blasio Administration's housing plan.
Politico
4 days ago
Drawing on a slew of examples, Dan Bertolet argues that Washington's State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) has been co-opted in ways that run against its original purpose: protecting the environment.
Sightline Institute
4 days ago
It's an idea that has already had some success in Philadelphia: give developers a tax abatement on projects that achieve some desired end, in this case fewer surface parking lots.
The Spokesman-Review
4 days ago
Smart growth advocates have been making this point for years, but a new report from the Washington, D.C. regional planning organization provides more evidence for the strategic location of population and job growth.
Greater Greater Washington
November 16, 2017, 2pm PST
"You could be forgiven for reading the art as a message to less-than-opulent New Yorkers: You’ve lost your place," writes Michael Friedman.
CityLab
November 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Six thousand different maps of Chicago can now be automatically dissected online.
Chicago Cityscape
November 16, 2017, 10am PST
The Houston Downtown Management District and Central Houston Inc. have released a new 20-year vision for Downtown Houston.
Houston Chronicle
November 16, 2017, 9am PST
The game company has pledged to obstruct Trump's proposed border wall.
The Washington Post
November 16, 2017, 8am PST
A TriMet transit agency analysis has identified a culprit in the decline of transit ridership in Portland: gentrification and displacement.
TransitCenter
November 15, 2017, 10am PST
Planners and the public must improve their relationship, according to this article.
Strong Towns
November 14, 2017, 11am PST
The trends in the Vancouver housing market have reverted back to normal, after a foreign buyers tax that went into effect in 2016 had an initial effect on parts of the market.
CBC News
November 14, 2017, 10am PST
The Regional Plan Association released a new study that recommends steps toward higher density transit oriented development in transit adjacent communities around the New York region. The study also teases a big release coming later this month.
Regional Plan Association
November 14, 2017, 9am PST
Building on 2009's Transit Corridor Ordinance, Houston's Walkable Places Committee is creating a process for specific neighborhoods to adopt new rules emphasizing walkability.
The Urban Edge