Blogs

Density: The Final Frontier

An unusually prominent article on the front page of Monday's Wall Street Journal chronicles Mike McKeever, Sacramento's head of regional planning's campaign to bring density and "blue print" planning

Housing Market Continued: Beat the Gasoline Prices

In the San Diego Business Journal, Ned Randolph continues to write about the high prices in gasoline and how moving closer to work can help beat the issue.

Environmental Capital: Pricey Gas Drives People to Move

In this recent article, Keith Johnson from the Wall Street Journal writes about the pricey gas rates and how it has sparked the move of many Americans.

The Evolution of Tysons Corner

Community leaders of Tysons Corner, Virginia, once a poster-perfect example of an 'edge city', have increasingly been seeking strategies to create a more walkable pedestrian-friendly form of urbanism

New Urbanism and Campus Plans

I would like to share an example of a very interesting comprehensive plan – not for a city but for a large university campus that sprawls over six municipal jurisdictions and a good part of the coun

Garrison Keillor in the International Herald Tribune: "At $5 a gallon, we'll start telling stories again"

In a recent Op-ed in the International Herald Tribune, Garrison Keillor writes: "The fantasy of comfortable vagabondage lies deep within each one of us, though, and once, 30 years ago, driving a GMC m

California Adopts State-wide Policy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

James Temple, of the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about one of the first state-level global warming plans to get serious about emission.

Environmental-Minded Limits on Growth Can Actually Fuel Climate Change

In a recent article found in the San Francisco Chronicle, John King discusses the impact that global warming holds on the Bay Area.

Rising gas prices provide a good start to 2030 Challenge

Doug Farr’s 2030 Challenge, issued at CNU XVI just three months ago, requi

Defunct Airport Becomes A "Green" Wonderland

In this article from the Rocky Mountain News, Maria Cote writes about the development of walkable towns in Northeast Denver's Stapleton Community.