Keeping Lancaster Current

2012 Publications

  • December 19, 2012

    EPA Study Reveals Shift In Housing Developments Across the U.S.
    Smart Growth and Economic Success: Benefits for Real Estate Developers, Investors, Businesses, and Local Government
    Draft Model Program for Onsite Management in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
    Lancaster Receives EPA Grants
    A Novel Approach for Eliminating Surface Parking Lots


  • December 4, 2012

    As Companies Seek Tax Deals, Governments Pay High Price
    Lancaster County Building A Model for the 21st Century
    Should the Feds Have a Unit to Support Public-Private Partnerships?
    Shared Rain Garden Alleviates Flooding for Two Families
    A Snapshot of Lancaster County

  • November 6, 2012

    10 Ways to Improve the City Through Public Space
    Lancaster County Board of Commissioners Adopt Blueprints - An Integrated Water Resources Plan for Lancaster County
    How’s My Waterway?
    The Walk Up Wake-Up Call

  • October 24, 2012

    What Draws Creative People? Quality of Place
    Federal Housing Administration Clears Way For More Walkable Development
    Urban Trees: Let’s Grow Old Together
    City of Lancaster Seeks Input into Zoning Policies

  • October 10, 2012

    A New Economy In Need of New Tools
    Why Cities That Enable Artists Also Drive Innovative Economies
    Compelling Evidence That Red-Light Cameras Do Make Roads Safer
    How Will Aging Baby Boomers Reshape U.S. Cities?
    Cleaning the Urban Environment with “Sustainable Backyards”
    Porous Paving

  • September 18, 2012

    The Codes Study
    The Next Big Questin Facing Cities: Will Millennials Stay?
    The Joys of Urban Tech

  • August 6, 2012

    A “P3” Manifesto
    Why No State Reports on the TIF Program
    Lancaster Commission Releases Drafts of Water, Transportation Plans
    It’s Time to Copenhagenize

  • July 12, 2012

    Pennsylvania Struggles to Help its Weakest Cities
    Transit Bill “Kicks Can Down the Road”
    Lancaster County Gets Federal Grant to Study Stormwater
    Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Choose Clean Water: 2011 Milestone Analysis Shows Progress
    Pavers & Public Spaces

  • June 19, 2012

    When Public Art Disturbs its Viewers
    Fiscal Impact & Recovery of the Lancaster County Convention Center Authority
    Economic Mobility in the States
    EPA Announces Framework to Help Local Governments Manage Stormwater Runoff and Wastewater
    The Predicament of Local Government
    A Place to Park Your Farm

  • May 8, 2012

    Infrastructure Projects Need Public Support
    How Creativity Works in Cities
    Prosper or Perish Newsletter - April, 2012
    Pennsylvania’s New Oil and Gas Law (Act 13) - A Plain Language Guide and Analysis
    Lancaster County - The State of Our Air

  • April 23, 2012

    Why Sense of Place is Worth Caring About
    2011 State of Well-Being - Pennsylvania
    Cities Need Competition and Intelligent Design to Thrive

  • April 3, 2012

    Competition Can Make Cities Better
    Project: “Pop-Up: Downtown”
    Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts Take Another Step Forward with Watershed Implementation Plans
    Los Angeles Parking Lot Becomes an Inner City Wetland

  • March 19, 2012

    Public Transportation Plan for Transportation Planning
    Public Transit Use in the United States Rose in 2011
    Transportation Costs are Making More Places Affordable
    City Seats: 14 Examples of Unconventional Urban Furniture

  • February 22, 2012

    Setting The Record Straight on State and Local Finance
    “Smart Growth” Gaining Traction in Downturn
    Regulations That Promote Sprawl are Ebbing
    Report of Bicycling and Walking in the United States

  • February 8, 2012

    New Urbanists Release Principles for Sustainable Street Networks
    Taking Parking Lots Seriously, As Open Spaces
    When Shops and Services are Within Walking Distance, We Walk More and Drive Less
    Promoting Sustainability Through Zoning Reform in Philadelphia
    Alleys for People?