Daily Planning News


In Westchester, a Skinny House With Big Aims Vies for a Spot in History

New York Times Online, Mar 29, 09:28 PM


Study finds Kingfisher County is healthiest in Oklahoma

Associated Press, Mar 29, 04:42 PM


Some residents raise concerns over city’s ‘complete streets’ project

Press-Register (Mobile, AL), Mar 29, 08:22 AM

Envision Utah is searching for 50,000 voices

Deseret News (UT), Mar 29, 06:41 AM

Diversity is the fruit of planning

Detroit Free Press (MI), Mar 29, 05:09 AM


A changing tide

San Francisco Chronicle (CA), Mar 29, 04:15 AM


Chattanooga tries to create a more people-friendly downtown

Associated Press, Mar 29, 09:02 AM


Q&A: Jeff Vinik's 'new urbanist' designers discuss reshaping Tampa

Tampa Bay Times (FL), Mar 30, 06:18 AM

Pulaski woman's push nullifies zoning law passed illegally

Watertown Daily Times (NY), Mar 29, 06:19 PM

New long-term blight elimination plan coming

Evansville Courier & Press (IN), Mar 29, 08:21 AM

Redding thinks big in its transportation plan

Record Searchlight (Redding, CA), Mar 28, 08:52 PM

York County Planning Commission seeks input on historic properties

York Dispatch, The (PA), Mar 28, 08:04 PM


Lights out as world observes Earth Hour

AFP World News, Mar 28, 05:06 PM

Uptown holds lessons for building inner city

Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN), Mar 28, 03:08 PM


Today's renters are slow to turn into first-time buyers, economists tell builders in A.C.

Press of Atlantic City (NJ), Mar 28, 12:19 PM

In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals

Associated Press, Mar 28, 11:15 AM

Broward County receives grant of more than $8 million to assist homeless population

Westside Gazette, Mar 28, 11:07 AM

Colorado town microcosm of art urban development movement

Associated Press, Mar 28, 10:42 AM


Bay watershed gets $2.5M for conservation project

Saginaw News (MI), Mar 28, 09:51 AM

'Grim' health picture in SJ urban planning

Record (Stockton, CA), Mar 28, 09:37 AM


Plan calls for pipeline to carry natural gas liquids

Associated Press, Mar 28, 09:02 AM


A vision of a city without rail lines

Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), Mar 28, 09:00 AM

San Diego considers hydropower project

Syrian Arab News Agency, Mar 28, 07:00 AM

Appeals court rejects bias claims against city housing

Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), Mar 28, 04:11 AM

$330,000 consultant hired to draft Bolinas Lagoon plan

Marin Independent Journal (CA), Mar 27, 11:18 PM

Austin officials unveil plans to ease commuters' pain

Austin American-Statesman (TX), Mar 27, 09:21 PM

Hollywood gets its wish; homeless trek north

South Florida Sun Sentinel (FL), Mar 27, 08:41 PM

Mobile vendor ordinance scrutinized

Los Banos Enterprise (CA), Mar 27, 08:20 PM

St. Paul: Snelling-Midway urban village plan hits $30M snag

Saint Paul Pioneer Press (MN), Mar 27, 08:03 PM

Hamden developer faces $8K per day fine for blight in Ansonia

New Haven Register (CT), Mar 27, 06:03 PM


Mexico sets greenhouse gas target for UN climate talks

AFP World News, Mar 27, 05:32 PM


Things to know about $1 billion California water plan

Associated Press, Mar 27, 05:11 PM

Gov. Brown signs $1 billion water plan for dry California

Associated Press, Mar 27, 04:43 PM

Officials moving forward with plan to make city more accessible, connected

Cumberland Times-News (MD), Mar 27, 09:25 AM

Hillsborough governments building sea-level rise into development plans

Tampa Tribune (FL), Mar 26, 07:35 PM

Plans examined to improve region's bike friendliness

Centre Daily Times (State College, PA), Mar 26, 10:03 PM

$1 billion water spending plan heads to California governor

Associated Press, Mar 26, 01:13 PM


Ohio Launches Record-Setting Transportation Plan

Bond Buyer, Mar 26, 07:04 PM


The urban revival, from the asphalt up.

Nation, The, Mar 27, 01:04 AM



Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), Mar 26, 02:47 PM

EPA funds $200,000 study to redevelop rail bed

Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, MA), Mar 27, 04:19 AM


Redeveloping plan on development agencies

Boston Globe, The (MA), Mar 27, 03:06 AM

Plans for Oak Ridge role in national park begin

Knoxville News-Sentinel (TN), Mar 26, 08:51 PM

O.C. Water District considers 50-year deal for desalinated water from Poseidon project

Huntington Beach Independent (CA), Mar 26, 08:21 PM

Opponents tell judge that redeveloping Dundalk gov't center would reduce open space

Baltimore Sun (MD), Mar 26, 08:11 PM

Tax breaks for senior housing in Erie County face new limits

Buffalo News (NY), Mar 26, 07:19 PM

Legislators seek accountability for N.J. tax incentives

Philadelphia Inquirer (PA), Mar 26, 07:11 PM

Downtown affordable housing project advances

Post-Bulletin (Rochester, MN), Mar 26, 01:24 PM


Planning for the next 150 years

Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA), Mar 26, 12:12 PM

Spokane wins EPA grant for Hillyard brownfields cleanup

Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA), Mar 26, 11:09 AM

South Ga. counties unite for development

Moultrie Observer (GA), Mar 26, 11:02 AM

York County residents receptive to a regional authority to combat storm water management concerns

York Daily Record (PA), Mar 26, 10:33 AM

Spokane promenade, expanded retail highlight downtown plan

Whitefish Pilot (Whitefish, MT), Mar 26, 10:20 AM

Highly Informed: Did Alaska's vote to legalize change rules for pot and public housing?

Alaska Dispatch News, Mar 26, 10:32 AM


Los Angeles County Moves Toward New "General Plan" Governing Development For Next 20 Years

Mondaq Business Briefing, Mar 26, 09:14 AM


City's rail lines the real problem

Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), Mar 26, 09:00 AM

Local leaders talk area growth

Augusta Chronicle (GA), Mar 26, 03:06 AM

Kansas City trying again to find new use for Kemper Arena

Kansas City Star (MO), Mar 25, 11:07 PM

Thousand Oaks faces challenges as revenue for street pavement dries up

Ventura County Star (CA), Mar 25, 10:10 PM


Razing Columbus eyesores key to land bank's plan

Columbus Dispatch (OH), Mar 26, 06:13 AM

Lehigh Valley people aren't as healthy as they used to be

Morning Call (Allentown, PA), Mar 25, 10:06 PM

Myrtle Beach considers increasing parking meter rates, citation fees

Sun News (Myrtle Beach, SC), Mar 25, 09:35 PM

Erie Redevelopment Authority goes to court to gain control of blighted properties

Erie Times-News (PA), Mar 25, 11:12 AM


Earth Hour lights-out seeks to illuminate climate plight

AFP World News, Mar 24, 10:54 PM

Palm Beach County agrees to consider easing Ag Reserve building limits

South Florida Sun Sentinel (FL), Mar 24, 08:49 PM


Opinion: Portland creates parking headaches with bad planning

Oregonian (Portland, OR), Mar 26, 04:56 AM


Portland’s East Bayside selected for $200,000 planning grant

Portland Press Herald (ME), Mar 25, 03:12 PM

Church's request to relocate downtown denied

Goshen News (IN), Mar 25, 11:16 AM

Greenway group could seek development restrictions on Athens river corridors

Athens Banner-Herald (GA), Mar 25, 11:13 AM


Rest Awhile on city agenda

Times-Picayune, The (New Orleans, LA), Mar 25, 03:37 AM

Public gets preview of downtown Redding transportation plan

Record Searchlight (Redding, CA), Mar 24, 11:33 AM

Residents raise concerns about proposed mega housing development near Lacey

Olympian (Olympia, WA), Mar 24, 09:41 PM


Olympics: Rio needs planning, not Games -- US economist

AFP World News, Mar 24, 09:10 PM

Backyard bee ban begone, planners say

Mail Tribune (Medford, OR), Mar 25, 08:18 AM

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County plead for more time to plan sewer overflow compliance

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA), Mar 25, 08:10 AM

Shutdown may clog Sacramento's midtown ahead of redevelopment project

Sacramento Bee (CA), Mar 25, 10:03 AM

Turning sunlight into cash

Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, MA), Mar 25, 04:19 AM


The foot of Canal must remain public space

Times-Picayune, The (New Orleans, LA), Mar 25, 03:37 AM

Seattle getting serious about addressing its huge growth and traffic boom

Seattle Times (WA), Mar 25, 03:36 AM


Rule change may yield bigger crop of farmers markets popping up Public hearing set for April 28 to discuss zoning change

Huntsville Times (AL), Mar 25, 08:52 AM

Planner's influence growing with Cedar Rapids leaders

Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA), Mar 25, 09:37 AM


Lawmakers to vote on $1 billion water plan amid drought

Associated Press, Mar 25, 03:33 AM


Flurry of Freight Spurs New Construction in Georgia

New York Times, The, Mar 25, 03:30 AM


Ohio House, Senate likely to vote on Lake Erie algae bill

Associated Press, Mar 25, 03:05 AM

Amazon increasingly dominates Seattle office market

Seattle Times (WA), Mar 24, 10:29 PM

UCF faculty raise questions about downtown campus plan

Orlando Sentinel (FL), Mar 24, 10:27 PM

City emerges victorious in redevelopment lawsuit

Glendale News-Press (CA), Mar 24, 09:40 PM

U.S. Steel building design will have to change to win final approval, planners say

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA), Mar 24, 08:18 PM

$8M in no-interest loans set for low-income homeowners

Detroit Free Press (MI), Mar 24, 08:16 PM


MoMA to open NY exhibit on Latin American architecture

Associated Press, Mar 24, 06:54 PM

BRIEF: Busted well puts Bells drought plan into effect

Herald Democrat (Sherman, TX), Mar 24, 06:47 PM

Aspen water plan emphasizes a potential need for storage

EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News), Mar 24, 06:36 PM

Stricter downtown rules possible

Herald-Tribune (Batesville, IN), Mar 24, 02:33 PM


Public input helps shape Hillsborough transportation plan

Tampa Bay Times (FL), Mar 24, 02:28 PM



Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), Mar 24, 02:12 PM


Groups support protected bike lane; city silent

Plain Dealer, The (Cleveland, OH), Mar 24, 02:04 PM


Jersey City breaks ground on housing complex named for former mayor

Jersey Journal (NJ), Mar 24, 01:41 PM

Gov. Mead's plan to help Wyoming's homeless gets support

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, WY), Mar 24, 01:19 PM


Court rules EPA must conduct water pollution hearings

Columbus Dispatch (OH), Mar 24, 11:08 AM


Michigan gets $5.5 million to provide rental assistance for low-income people with disabilities

Flint Journal (MI), Mar 24, 09:35 AM

People-friendly zoning: New codes could change the face of Chattanooga

Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN), Mar 24, 04:05 AM

Belleville to vote on TIF plan for hotel-restaurant project near Shrine

Belleville News-Democrat (IL), Mar 23, 03:50 PM

Stuck in traffic in Manatee-Sarasota? Get used to it, official says

Bradenton Herald (FL), Mar 23, 09:33 PM

National park planners in Oak Ridge this week

Knoxville News-Sentinel (TN), Mar 23, 08:55 PM

Take permit ruling favors local wind farm project

Dayton Daily News (OH), Mar 23, 08:45 PM

The American Planning Association Provides Grants to 18 Local Coalitions to Combat Chronic Disease

Business Wire, Mar 24, 09:02 AM


Ga. city launches civic engagement application

Associated Press, Mar 24, 04:02 AM

New Santa Cruz plan targets homelessness countywide

Santa Cruz Sentinel (CA), Mar 24, 05:17 AM


Early price tag to turn Dome into park and commercial space put at $242M

Houston Chronicle (TX), Mar 23, 11:52 PM

Connecticut lawmakers mull tighter rules for power plant shutdowns

New Haven Register (CT), Mar 23, 10:33 PM

Neighborhood seeking historic zoning for East Austin homes

Austin American-Statesman (TX), Mar 23, 01:54 PM


Chicago lab begins urban infrastructure project

Associated Press, Mar 24, 04:02 AM

Proposed mobile home restrictions up for discussion

Montana Standard (Butte), Mar 23, 07:33 PM

Residents sue to stop Hays County well project

Austin American-Statesman (TX), Mar 23, 01:09 PM

Are Dumpster blinds the answer to Clayton's downtown trash?

News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Mar 23, 12:44 PM

Johnston has master plan for parks, recreation

News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Mar 23, 12:44 PM



South Jersey Times (NJ), Mar 23, 10:40 AM


Lawmakers revise Malloy plan for local transit development

Associated Press, Mar 23, 05:57 AM

Linking Riverwalk just start of signature development

Tampa Tribune (FL), Mar 22, 09:06 PM

Let fight begin for arena, convention center business

Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA), Mar 22, 06:55 PM


Need likely to surpass funds again for Fort Bend County community development

Houston Chronicle (TX), Mar 22, 04:42 AM

Rio Grande Trail project sails through Legislature

Santa Fe New Mexican, The (NM), Mar 21, 11:37 PM

County commissioners to consider opposing High Speed Rail project

Corsicana Daily Sun (TX), Mar 21, 09:17 PM