Urban Development

March 8, 2019, 7am PST
The bus lanes can be installed quickly, requiring minimal time and resources and offering a good return on investment, says a new report.
CityLab
March 7, 2019, 2pm PST
The video game has inspired many people to pursue careers in planning. But, the newest version is also trying to better align the simulations with what planners face in the real world.
Los Angeles Times
March 7, 2019, 1pm PST
Mountlake Terrace, located about halfway between Seattle and Everett, will soon have new building heights to go along with a new light rail station.
The Urbanist
March 7, 2019, 11am PST
The city of Inglewood is the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers, but current residents are worried about their future in the city as rents rise and landlords evict tenants.
Los Angeles Times
March 7, 2019, 8am PST
A new book by Samuel Stein links planning to the causes of a global finance industry that values worldwide real estate at $217 trillion, or 60 percent of the world's assets.
Next City
March 7, 2019, 5am PST
A new game called Imaginable Guidelines invites participants to imagine, explore, discuss, and share their vision for the future.
CityLab
March 6, 2019, 1pm PST
The city of San Francisco is proposing an ambitious renovation of its Civic Center—the series of public spaces connecting Market Street to City Hall.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 6, 2019, 10am PST
Tacoma, Washington, a city of over 200,000 residents in the Pacific Northwest, is making room for more.
The Urbanist
March 6, 2019, 6am PST
A plan for 48 acres of riverfront land could make Minneapolis a leader in doing redevelopment right, argue city leaders.
Star Tribune
March 5, 2019, 12pm PST
Few in Los Angeles have the opinion that the lack of housing supply is driving the homeless crisis in the city and around the state.
Shelterforce
March 5, 2019, 8am PST
A potentially radical point of view that must be considered by planners: moving the field forward will require soul searching that confronts an overcomes the disposition and exploitation that defined the past and continues to influence the future.
Progressive City
March 5, 2019, 6am PST
Everything you've ever wanted to know about inclusionary zoning: its history, its position in the debate about the future of cities, and its promise as a solution to the nation's housing crisis.
Land Lines
March 5, 2019, 5am PST
Current zoning doesn't support the range of uses proposed for a new "Innovation Economy District" at the Industry City location on the Brooklyn Waterfront.
The Real Deal
March 4, 2019, 2pm PST
Citing a dire housing situation for low-income renters, Columbus, Ohio is considering its first community land trust. The aim is to create housing alternatives for low-income residents of revitalizing neighborhoods.
Next City
March 3, 2019, 7am PST
Dallas provides the setting for a deep exploration of shotgun houses. The city keeps knocking them down, but according to this architecture critic, they could play a key role in solving the city's affordable housing crisis.
The Dallas Morning News
March 2, 2019, 11am PST
Even as prospects for high-speed trains dim in California, San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center has already spurred a development spree in the surrounding area.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 1, 2019, 1pm PST
Developers, environmentalists, and other experts discussed the challenge of achieving all-electric homes and businesses at VerdeXchange 2019.
The Planning Report
March 1, 2019, 8am PST
The mayor and a councilmember both made potentially sweeping proposals to address displacement as the city moves forward with plans to upzone neighborhoods, in keeping with the Mandatory Housing Affordability policy.
The Urbanist
March 1, 2019, 7am PST
Transit and cycling advocates say fake and misused placards result in crowded streets and limit mobility.
Politico
February 28, 2019, 1pm PST
When is a dog park more than just a park for dogs?
CityLab