United States

October 28, 2003, 11am PST
The Economist predicts the end of the age of oil is within sight.
The Economist
October 28, 2003, 8am PST
In a major investigation, Matthew Engel reports on how the Bush administration is ignoring all attempts to curb serious environmental damage to the nation and the planet.
The Guardian Unlimited
October 27, 2003, 2pm PST
A list of the world's top design hot spots.
Newsweek
October 27, 2003, 12pm PST
EPA reports that despite nationwide efforts there have been no overall air quality gains in the last decade.
USA Today
October 27, 2003, 10am PST
Jay Merrick reviews the life and work of the "world's greatest living architect."
The Guardian Unlimited
October 27, 2003, 8am PST
A group that considers Smart Growth as one of the "greatest threat to American mobility, affordable housing, and freedom," calls rail transit "a costly and foolish investment."
American Dream Coalition
October 27, 2003, 7am PST
It is time to face sprawl politics and the sprawl lobby, writes Joel Hirschhorn.
Planetizen
October 26, 2003, 1pm PST
Shaking off the legacy of modernism in urban planning and design.
The Planning Report
October 25, 2003, 1pm PDT
New high-rises are begun almost daily as displacement, housing and property rights remain large concerns.
Knight Ridder Newspapers
October 25, 2003, 11am PDT
Complete highway standstills - over three hours in length - have British transportation officials scrambling to help.
The Observer
October 25, 2003, 9am PDT
A French geographer investigates the startling prevalence of apartment buildings in Seoul.
Korea Herald
October 25, 2003, 5am PDT
In looking for the secret to successfully rebuilding Iraq, the Bush Administration may review previous reconstructions in other war-torn lands such as Kuwait, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Afghanistan.
McGraw Hill Construction
October 24, 2003, 2pm PDT
A lesson to be learned on the sensitive nature of street identity, and the effect it can have on residents.
The Boston Globe
October 24, 2003, 1pm PDT
Planners in Shanghai, who are fretting over 'the diminishing quality of life' caused by the high-rise building boom of the 1990's, are considering putting a limit to high-rise development in the city.
The Chicago Tribune
October 24, 2003, 8am PDT
A new book examines the 'vicious cycle' of highway development and its impact on sprawl.
Gainesville Sun
October 24, 2003, 7am PDT
Canada's Globe and Mail covers author Richard Florida's talk at the Creative Places + Spaces conference.
The Globe and Mail
October 24, 2003, 5am PDT
Hank Dittmar offers evidence that building transit benefits drivers, as well as transit riders.
Washington Business Journal
October 23, 2003, 2pm PDT
Are fast and efficient buses 'the wave of the future,' or just a cheaper alternative to rail?
The Boston Globe
October 23, 2003, 1pm PDT
Historic preservation has become an enlightened rallying cry -- and new ethic -- for many forward-thinking cities.
Urban Land Magazine
October 23, 2003, 11am PDT
A daunting set of transportation challenges threaten to undermine metropolitan areas' competitive edge in the global economy.
The Brookings Institution