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Chesterfield County, Virginia Hopes Roseland Can Curb Sprawl

After years of apathy and exclusion in the planning of developments, a recently elected Board Supervisor in Chesterfield County, VA is pushing for increased community participation while halting exces

Philadelphia Inquirer, University of Pennsylvania Call for Form Based Code in Philadelhia "Embrace 21st-century zoning..."

"Ditch the complicated mathematics of conventional zoning for a new “form-based” code, one that starts with how a building meets the street, defines public space, and matches its context.

Second Life As Urban Hipsters. 11/27/07 Philadelphia Inquirer

"They will leave the suburbs for the convenience of being able to walk nearly everywhere, the comfort of nearby neighbors, the stimulation of the city's cultural institutions and the proximity of good

PEAK OIL: WALL STREET JOURNAL, NOVEMBER 19, 2007

Oil Officials See Limit Looming on Production.

Camden is likely to stay fifth 'most dangerous."

Developer Carl Dranoff, who has committed $300 million to two high-rise housing projects and mixed housing on the Camden waterfront, said he remained bullish on the city.

CNU London Transportation Summit Notes

Since I'm living in Europe this year, what better time to attend the CNU Transportation Summit in London?

CNU London Transportation Summit Gets Off to Fast Start

Today's 2007 Transportation Summit hosted by the Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment opened with a s

CNU London Transportation Summit Gets Off to Fast Start

Today's 2007 Transportation Summit hosted by the Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment opened with a

Builders Return to Class for Lessons in ‘Green’ NY Times 11/11/07

Building “green” is not that simple.

A Small-Town Feel in an Urban Locale, NY Times, 11/04

Last year, there were twice as many people in the 25-to-39 age group moving into the city as leaving, according to Charles Rynerson, a demographer with the Population Research Center at Portland State