Keeping Lancaster Current

2013 Publications

  • December 23, 2013

    How the Federal Government Dramatically Skews the U.S. Real Estate Market
    Is Suburban Sprawl On Its Way Back?
    Transportation in Transition
    New Streetcar Hailed for Bringing Development
    The 5 Secrets to Bike Share Success

  • December 9, 2013

    Americans Love Sprawl - They Love It Not
    Walkable Cities Are Good News for Small Business
    Moving Up the Economic Ladder - Mobility and the Metropolis
    Strategies for Project Review Under a Form-Based Code
    How Cities Can Nurture cultural Entrepreneurs

  • November 14, 2013

    Tool Calculates Housing, Transportation Costs
    Road Warrior: New Urban Workers Want Rail Transit
    Cities Turn to Streetcars to Spur Economic Development
    The 7 Psychological Functions of the Art of Placemaking
    Pittsburgh Transit Center Moves Forward with Implementation Plan

  • October 30, 2013

    Housing Market Analysis for Lancaster County
    Can Better Messaging Overcome NIMBY?
    The Decline and Disappearance of the Middle Class Neighborhood
    National League of Cities (NLC) -  City Fiscal Conditions 2013
    Places in the Making: How Placemaking Builds Place and Communities

  • October 10, 2013

    Millennial Generation Desires Multi-Modal Transportation Systems
    40% of Americans Say Their Neighborhoods Are Unwalkable
    Retooling Downtown for the Next Century

  • September 17, 2013

    What Makes a Great City?
    Bi-Partisan Legislation Introduced that Would Improve the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit

  • September 3, 2013

    Revitalization Outlook: What Strategies Can Help Make Urban Cores More Vibrant?
    How to Sell Developers and Employers on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)
    Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Provide $3.4 million for Green Infrastructure Program

  • August 20, 2013

    The State Role in Local Government Financial Distress
    Why Are Young Adults Returning to the City?
    The Kids Gone, Aging Boomers Move Toward Cities
    Lessons from Arlington, VA
    Public Transit Is Worth Way More to a City Than You Might Think
    Why Cycle Cities are the Future

  • July 8, 2013

    Introducing the 21st Century City Hall
    Cost of Public Projects is Rising and Pain Will Be Felt for Years
    Here’s One Smart Way to Fight Big-Box Stores
    Disruptions: How Driverless Cars Could Reshape Cities
    Rural Transit: A Matter of Life or Death, and in Danger

  • June 19, 2013

    Why No City Can Afford to Forget About Seniors
    EPA Report Details How Development Can Impact Public Health, Environment
    Shared Space Transforms British Town
    This is What Happens When You Give A Creative Community an Empty 14,000 Sq. Ft. Building

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  • June 5, 2013

    What Makes People Attached to a City?
    Building Better budgets Quantifies Average Savings and Revenue of Smart Growth Development
    City Lights
    Why We Love Alleys
    2012 Annual Report of the Lancaster County Planning Commission
    EPA Survey Shows $483 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030

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  • May 15, 2013

    How Generation X is Shaping Government
    Study: Walkable Infill Development A Goldmine For City Governments
    A New Resource for Engaging Community Members in Brownfield Redevelopment
    Urban Camouflage: using Buildings to Disguise Infrastructure
    Marcellus Shale Gas Production Boom Stirs Debate Over Taxes
    The Prevalence and Cost of Urban Flooding

  • May 1, 2013

    Young Americans Drive Historic Decline in Auto Usage
    AAA: Cost of Car Ownership on the Rise

  • April 17, 2013

    The Next 10 Years - Positioning Lancaster for Growth - DVD now available
    Cultural Districts and Urban Workshops
    City Centers in U.S. Gain Share of Jobs as Suburbs Lose
    Infrastructure at the Speed of Light
    Boom Times on the Tracks: Rail Capacity, Spending Soar
    Excitement builds as First New York Bike-Share Stations Deployed

  • March 28, 2013

    Visualizing A Walkable City
    The Next 10 Years - Positioning Lancaster for Growth
    Municipal Bankruptcy Now Seen As A Strategy, Rather Than A Failure
    State of the Susquehanna Report Released
    Serving the Needs of Seniors: Solutions in Practice
    Chattanooga, Tennessee - Expanding “Streetlight of the Future” Installation

  • March 14, 2013

    For Walkable Cities, It’s About Finding the Right Kind of Density
    Neighborhood Improvement Zones in Pennsylvania
    The Next 10 Years - Positioning Lancaster for Growth
    Backlash for Red-Light Cameras Hasn’t Slowed Spread

  • February 26, 2013

    Land Bank Bill
    Lancaster’s Green Infrastructure Plan
    Water and Wastewater Infrastructure - The Need to Invest
    Tree on the Corner May Be Worth More Than Your Home

  • January 14, 2013

    State Ups Commitment for Struggling Municipalities
    Pennsylvania Awaits Long-Delayed Transportation Budget
    2012 State of the Bay
    The Power of Creative Placemaking