Urban Development

May 9, 2019, 12pm PDT
The latest North American city to take up the cause of Donald Shoup and "The High Cost of Free Parking" is located in Canada.
Edmonton Journal
May 9, 2019, 10am PDT
The What Works Cities Certification recognizes cities across the country using data to inform local governance.
Smart Cities Dive
May 8, 2019, 10am PDT
A reporter rides the bus in Los Angeles and discovers the interesting, complicated, and sometimes heartbreaking stories that riders bring on board.
Los Angeles Times
May 8, 2019, 9am PDT
Leonardo Da Vinci gets credit for many inventions and creative breakthroughs, but his contributions to the theory of city making gets less credit.
CityLab
May 8, 2019, 7am PDT
People who can't vote can still have a say in the processes by which their neighborhoods are planned and developed. An example from New York City illustrates the point.
Next City
May 8, 2019, 6am PDT
As the city of Philadelphia considers the prospect of building a massive private development called Schuylkill Yards, lessons from New York City's Hudson Yards are considered.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 8, 2019, 5am PDT
The new Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center will build on the earlier work of the 100 Resilient Cities program.
Smart Cities Dive
May 7, 2019, 9am PDT
Downtown revitalization can be a small town planning priority too.
Next City
Blog post
May 7, 2019, 8am PDT
After 12 days of walking the Portuguese Camino, the importance of many urban planning and development debates—from balanced growth to banning cars—became abundantly clear.
Charles R. Wolfe
May 7, 2019, 7am PDT
The rapid economic growth of North Texas might not translate to economic mobility for many residents if the region can't better connect land use and transportation planning, according to this opinion piece.
The Dallas Morning News
May 7, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York City Department of City Planning has released a large set of recommendations for zoning changes designed to help the city's many coastal areas weather the inevitable extreme weather events of climate change and sea level rise.
NYC Planning
May 6, 2019, 1pm PDT
Before the recession, bumper Arizona home sales led to predictions that the state's two largest cities might merge by 2040. The downturn stalled those forecasts, but now they're being revisited.
Arizona Republic
May 6, 2019, 11am PDT
Recent studies have called into question the predominant narratives on gentrification. A more precise definition of the term as it works in the United States is required.
Slate
May 6, 2019, 10am PDT
Black neighborhoods near city centers are diversifying as whites move in and buy up properties. But the influx of these higher-income residents is leading to more divisions than inclusivity.
The New York Times
May 6, 2019, 7am PDT
Easing ADU regulations has led to some new construction in the Twin Cities, but the additional units have made a small dent in the area’s affordable housing problem.
MinnPost
May 6, 2019, 6am PDT
For those of us who could stand to learn more about zoning, Nolan Gray gives us a list of suggested reading material for the beginner on up.
Market Urbanism
May 6, 2019, 5am PDT
Northern Virginia's housing market won't follow the path of the Seattle housing market, according to Amazon officials, because they have a new growth plan.
The Washington Post
May 5, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis, Minnesota Citizens for the Protection of Migratory Birds, and Smart Growth Minneapolis sued Minneapolis on environmental grounds after the city approved its landmark Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Star Tribune
May 4, 2019, 11am PDT
It's legal to smoke marijuana in Nevada, but the adult tourists traveling to Las Vegas have had a hard time finding places to smoke marijuana legally.
The Boston Globe
May 4, 2019, 5am PDT
More cities are reclaiming a natural, free flowing river as a resource for quality of life and economic development.
Pioneer Press