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Wide spread: How new developments push the limits of Houston's suburban sprawl

Last year, more people left Harris County than moved in, while the opposite happened in nearby counties such as Fort Bend and Montgomery, data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed for the year ending Ju... read more

What’s wrong (and right) with “suburban sprawl”?

New townhouses in Mernda ... there are downsides to peripheral development just as there are to redevelopment in established areas, or to channelling growth to dormitory suburbs in regional centres (s... read more

Bucks County, Pennsylvania: A Microcosm Of America's Post-War Suburban Sprawl

A blogger named David Hanauer documented Bucks’ suburban sprawl in a photographic essay that depicted how new housing developments and roads have ... sprawl in Bucks may have already reached its limit ... read more

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The Infinite Suburb Is an Academic Joke

The movement also produced hundreds of new town projects all over the country to demonstrate that good urbanism was possible in new construction ... resource and capital limits that boded darkly for t... read more


Houston: The Surprising Contender in America’s Urban Revival

As a result, there’s wide open prairie ... represents a new approach to planning Houston’s future, an approach that values urban compactness and density as a viable alternative to the near-ubiquitous ... read more

The Views (Real and Virtual) From Cornell Tech

Saarinen’s low suburban box, resting on an expanse of parking and velvet greenswards, is the grandfather of Apple’s new ring-shaped headquarters in Cupertino, California, a fusion of Euclidean geometr... read more

Development Sneaks Up on W.Va.

"The help lined the road here, as did people from the farms around," Walker said, arms spread wide at the faded grandeur ... a 6,000-home development in Loudoun County. Call it sprawl or call it progr... read more

Options for Simplifying the Commute

A look at how technology is changing how we get around The Internet, which has already transformed a wide range of industries ... And some urban planners worry that new mobility services may ultimatel... read more

Most of America is seeing modest economic growth, Fed says

Employers in several districts brought up challenges with finding qualified workers for open positions ... The lack of subcontractors continued to push back construction timelines and limit new home s... read more

Urban suburbia: More local businesses are catering to suburban tastes

The spread of Target (there are ... Last decade, Fairway introduced suburban-style supermarkets with wide aisles, big shopping carts and a vast array of fresh and prepared foods—a revelation to New Yo... read more

In mayor's race, Stothert and Mello have different views on handling Omaha's expansion

He cited a study from IBM business consultants, issued at the end of Suttle’s term in 2013, that urged Omaha to better promote inner-city development and cut back on suburban growth — which the consul... read more

A Conversation With Edward L. Glaeser

I mention his new ... Houston and Chicago, among others, are also underrepresented in our democracy. Any ideas? Mr. Glaeser: There are three big anti-urban policy biases: pro-homeownership policies th... read more

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