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December 20, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>A UC Irvine professor and a transportation firm are teaming up to use the online virtual world Second Life to test real world public transit ideas.</p>
O.C. Register
December 9, 2007, 5am PST
<p>The actor-turned-developer announced plans to build 150 environmentally-friendly homes for low-income families in New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward.</p>
December 2, 2007, 11am PST
<p>In response to sharply rising real estate prices around Mumbai, the Maharashtra state government has eased restrictions on land ownership and development, creating more supply to meet the growing demand.</p>
November 30, 2007, 9am PST
<p>In an interview with <em>Preservation Online</em>, author Anne Matthews explains the growing movement to preserve historic sounds.</p>
Preservation Online
November 19, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>The Pittsburgh City Council is unanimously backing legislation to allow LEED-certified buildings to be taller and bigger than zoning ordinances would normally allow.</p>
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 19, 2007, 11am PST
<p>The scene of white-clad lawn bowlers playing amid highrises, long an icon of downtown Victoria, will soon vanish, as the city plans to turn a long-established club's greens into underground parking and a hard-surfaced urban plaza.</p>
Victoria Times Colonist
November 18, 2007, 9am PST
<p>The L.A. planning commission approved regulations requiring that major new developments meet U.S. Green Building Council LEED standards, with the goal of reducing energy use in new building by 15%.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
November 15, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Developers plan to continue with a major project in downtown L.A. despite a slowing market, confident in demand for environmentally-friendly homes and walkable, urban neighborhoods.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
November 14, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The New Frontier, the first themed casino in Las Vegas, was imploded to make way for a Plaza-branded luxury resort, continuing the trend of landmark-razing, price-pushing new development.</p>
Associated Press
November 9, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Plans call to remap Coney Island's amusement district as parkland, allowing further amusement and recreational development, but blocking proposed high-rise condo towers.</p>
The Village Voice