A look at the legislation that's undermining sustainable planning across the U.S.
Yet it's being hailed as a victory for transit-oriented development.
An antiquated car-centric planning metric called "level of service" must be reformed by 2014.
Arlington, Texas, recently got its first bus line — but it's hardly a comprehensive approach to public transportation.
It was paved in broken concrete, overgrown with weeds, and strewn with broken glass. In other words, it was the perfect urban recreation space.
And how the part-political, part-psychological problem can be avoided.
The affordability problem starts with planning that favors the automobile, argues a new report.
You heard it here first.
An upcoming exhibit reveals the L.A. that might have been.
When he's not doing his day job, planner Neil Freeman likes to render the city in abstract and unique ways.
The walkable, bikable suburb of the "future" looks an awful lot like the smart growth ideas of today.
Restrictions on driving is the biggest factor, experts argue in a new study.
Mandated planning improves metro area transit patterns, but maybe not enough.
The city's new Vision Louisville initiative hopes to inspire proposals from the public.
Bouncing back from disasters relies more on pre-planning than concrete and steel.
As the city finally hires a new chief planner, concerns about politics persist.
The filmmaker lost a long-running zoning battle with his California neighbors. Now they may get something they want even less than a movie studio in their back yard: low-income housing.
Researchers in Denmark found that municipalities underestimate the economic and environmental impact of new roads.