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5 days ago
The latest arrival on the shared mobility scene are Revel mopeds, part of the next generation of devices offering an alternative to car travel.
Slate
6 days ago
Controller Ron Galperin on his latest announcement proposing the creation of the Los Angeles Municipal Development Corporation, a nonprofit entity that would be tasked with managing city assets in a more strategic way.
The Planning Report
6 days ago
A renewed commitment to pedestrian friendly infrastructure is changing the face of Vancouver and making space for more density.
The Globe and Mail
September 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
Vermont enabled tax increment financing (TIF) for the city of Burlington in 1985, in keeping with a nationwide trend at the time. TIF is still a major player in the state's redevelopment efforts to this day.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
September 15, 2019, 9am PDT
Katy Young Yaroslavsky discusses the the Measure W Implementation Ordinance and the committee appointees tasked with determining how this new funding will flow into community water projects.
The Planning Report
September 15, 2019, 5am PDT
New research shows that some U.S. communities are much better than others at attracting grants and financing for community development—even after adjusting for relative need. The numbers are clear, but the reasons for the disparity may not be.
Shelterforce
September 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
The first round of projects to move forward under Toronto's Open Door affordable housing program will deliver 651 units spread across eight developments.
Toronto Star
September 14, 2019, 11am PDT
Air conditioning has drastically changed modern life and the ways cities have developed. But, the environmental consequences are immense, and it’s time to cut back.
The Guardian
September 13, 2019, 7am PDT
After the challenges of a rainy season with persistent flooding last year, New Orleans is ensuring that the future of its development is more stormwater friendly than its past.
NOLA.com
September 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
Google Maps is built for able-bodied people, but the AccessMap Seattle app is for everyone.
Yes!
September 12, 2019, 11am PDT
The city of Galveston has more to do to live up to its own standards in accessing and protecting the gulf coast.
Associated Press via the Houston Chronicle
September 12, 2019, 9am PDT
Surveying the history of neighborhood rebranding in Minneapolis is like taking a tour of post-recession redevelopment.
MinnPost
September 12, 2019, 6am PDT
As the state authority responsible for the regional planning and zoning of the Hackensack Meadowlands District, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority recently proposed the "Draft Hackensack Meadowlands District Master Plan Update 2020."
Jersey Journal
September 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
If Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the Housing Crisis Act of 2019 as expected, downzonings, density reductions, housing construction moratoriums, and housing caps will become illegal.
The Orange County Register
September 11, 2019, 11am PDT
Details provided regarding the Virginia Supreme Court ruling in Helmick Family Farm, LLC v. Commissioner of Highways.
Inversecondemnation.com
September 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Google's plans for the Diridon Transit Village are much more clear.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 11, 2019, 9am PDT
There won't be many places left to sleep for the massive population of homeless living in the city of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times
September 11, 2019, 8am PDT
The church that owns a unique parcel of agricultural land in the middle of the Denver metropolitan area is prepared to sell to a developer that plans to build a mixed-use, master planned community.
The Denver Post
September 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Seattle took advantage of a new state law to donate three underused parcels to affordable housing developers.
The Seattle Times
September 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
Planners are giving shape to one of the potentially controversial aspects of the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
MinnPost