https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dr-gridlock/wp/2017/02/01/cities-suburbs-are-requiring-too-much-parking-near-transit-stations-study-says/ In some transit-oriented developments, people used as little as one-third of the parking spaces recommended by national standards, the review found.
http://usa.streetsblog.org/2017/02/02/talking-headways-podcast-how-france-makes-high-speed-rail-meld-with-cities/ As France develops its high-speed rail network, the areas around stations are treated not just as transportation initiatives but as city-building projects. This discussion centers on how public age…
http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/land-use/a-new-approach-on-housing-forget-density/ The new, seemingly bipartisan consensus is to largely admit defeat in neighborhood-level density fights and instead, just pass citywide policies that make it easier to build within the existing density.
http://www.citylab.com/commute/2017/01/the-highway-hit-list/514965/ Still, planners should tread carefully when “reconnecting” long-divided neighborhoods.
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sd-me-horton-20170115-story.html The late author Ray Bradbury imagined humans living on Mars, “firemen” on a mission to burn books — and a radical attempt to reshape downtown San Diego.
http://grist.org/article/pruitt-plans-to-review-californias-car-pollution-rules/ The move could jeopardize states’ rights.
http://timesofsandiego.com/business/2017/01/23/investors-unveil-proposal-for-1b-redevelopment-of-qualcomm-stadium-site/ A group of investors Monday unveiled a proposal for a billion redevelopment of the Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley.
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sd-fi-chargersreplace-20170113-story.html#nt=oft13a-3gp1 No sooner did the Chargers announce they were leaving town than talk turned to replacing them with another NFL team.
http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/arts/la-bodega-confronts-the-challenges-of-going-from-grassroots-to-grownup/ The Logan Avenue building that houses La Bodega Gallery has become a thriving anchor in a transforming community. But it’s also scrambling to address city and fire safety code issues that have thrown its ability to host big shows into question.