Urban Development

November 16, 2016, 11am PST
The editorial board of the Los Angeles Times warns that along with new transit lines comes new housing for residents who want to enjoy the benefits of reduced auto-dependence. Plans need to ensure minimal housing displacement around the new stations.
Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2016, 7am PST
Last month, politicians, energy executives, and energy experts met in Istanbul for the 23rd World Energy Congress. The event gives global leaders a chance to coordinate energy policy, discuss new ideas, and seek solutions to climate change
Doggerel
November 15, 2016, 2pm PST
A compendium of the most discussed examples of news and commentary regarding the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States—but only what's directly relevant to the fields of planning and urban design.
Planetizen
November 15, 2016, 8am PST
Failing to receive protection from the St. Petersburg, Florida city council, a historic downtown block faces an uncertain future.
Creative Loafing Tampa Bay
November 15, 2016, 5am PST
Despite its ambitious housing targets, the de Blasio Administration isn't willing to sacrifice more of its prime industrial spaces, and the jobs they bring, in the name of residential development.
Crain's New York Business
November 14, 2016, 9am PST
The Washington, D.C. Housing Preservation Strike Force released a final report last week.
Next City
November 14, 2016, 8am PST
A new atlas explores the multiple causes of gentrification through bold graphics and data visualizations.
Creative Review
November 13, 2016, 5am PST
A 277-acre development got the rezoning it needed to go from single-family housing to mixed-use outside of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Charlottesville Tomorrow
November 12, 2016, 11am PST
Planners released new details of a proposed rezoning on the East Harlem neighborhood in New York City.
New York YIMBY
November 12, 2016, 7am PST
The Fused Grid incorporates and extends the principles underpinning Barcelona’s transformation to the design of street networks on undeveloped land.
Cities of the Future
November 11, 2016, 2pm PST
A planner reflects on one of New Mexico's great planning successes, the Santa Fe Railyard.
Santa Fe New Mexican
November 11, 2016, 6am PST
Anticipating a massive shift of companies from London following implementation of Brexit, Dublin, Ireland is seeing plans for new office buildings popping up all over.
The Irish Times
November 10, 2016, 7am PST
A familiar argument of suburban apologists is that people prefer suburban environments over urban environments. Joe Cortright reminds us, however, that "revealed preference" doesn't tell the whole story.
City Observatory
November 9, 2016, 11am PST
It used to be that only New Orleans and Las Vegas allowed people to carry a drink outdoors and imbibe in public. Now cities all over the country, mostly in traditionally conservative states, are loosening their laws.
Stateline
November 9, 2016, 10am PST
Industries over leased and developers over built. The city of Houston's office market has gone from boom to bust in only a few years.
The Wall Street Journal
November 9, 2016, 9am PST
Sometimes the day-to-day operations of the most fundamental of citywide responsibilities comes down to the details of a contract.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
November 9, 2016, 5am PST
The mastermind behind a failed plan to build a new NBA arena in the Seattle neighborhood of Sodo has tweaked the plan and come back to the negotiating table. A big question still waiting for an answer: Will the NBA will expand to return to the city?
Crosscut
November 8, 2016, 1pm PST
The state capital of California is starting to see rents that would fit in around San Francisco or Los Angeles. Although explanations are scant, some are blaming the stagnant multi-family development industry.
The Sacramento Bee
November 8, 2016, 5am PST
The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) is built atop of crumbling series of bridges. The city is expected to go in high gear on construction on Brooklyn's only interstate highway by the beginning of the next decade.
Politico New York
November 7, 2016, 12pm PST
A long-delayed decision by the National Park Service and the Federal Highway Administration removes the final regulatory obstacle for the construction of a new Metro station in Alexandria, Virginia.
The Washington Post