Publications

Keeping Lancaster Current

2014 Publications


  • December 23, 2014

    Walkability Is Good For You
    High Hopes For A More Walkable America
    Want To Stop Your Brain From Getting Old? Live In A Walkable Neighborhood
    Multimodal Station and Plan Spur Town’s Revival
    The Artisan’s Delight
    How Memphis is Lowering Crime and Reviving Neighborhoods

  • December 9, 2014

    Transit: Land Use is Key
    Millennials - The Multi-Modal Generation
    Why It’s So Hard For Millennials To Find A Place To Live and Work
    Walkability vs. Affordability
    Falling Apart: America’s Neglected Infrastructure

  • November 25, 2014

    Bicycle-Friendly City Infrastructure in U.S. Significantly Increases Cycling To Work By Residents
    Do Bike Lanes Gentrify Neighborhoods?
    Bike Louisville Implementing “Neighborways”, A City-Wide Bike Boulevard System
    Copenhagen Bicycle “Super Highways” Push Regional Cooperation to a New Level
    Protecting Watersheds As We Grow our Cities and Towns
    The City is An Ecosystem, Pipes and All

  • November 6, 2014

    Three Steps to Downtown Economic Renaissance
    The Young and the Restless and the Nation’s Cities
    How to Restore Walking and Cut Traffic Accidents
    Marking Room for Transit Can Make Better Streets for Everyone

  • October 23, 2014

    No Picket Fence: Younger Adults Opt to Rent
    Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Biggest Trend of Century
    Universities Connect with Communities
    Charleston Works to Protect Diversity as Peninsula’s Population Changes and Grows
    Nine Economic Facts About Water in the United States

  • October 9, 2014

    Zombie Cities Targeted in Pending Pennsylvania Bill: Muni Credit
    Affordable Rents Slipping Away
    Report: Clean Bay Means $6.2B More For Pennsylvania
    DEP to Draft Bay Action Plan
    One Thing Every City Can Do to Be More Pedestrian-Friendly
    Delaware Downtowns Reborn

  • September 23, 2014

    Transit Survey Answers the Who and Why of Transit Use
    Pennsylvania Commits to Action Plan to Improve State Waters and Chesapeake Bay
    American Community Survey: Recovery Hasn’t Improved Poverty
    How Families Can Benefit the Planning and Design of Cities
    Front Porch Placemaking: the Latino Connection to the Street

  • September 9, 2014

    Measuring Sprawl 2014
    The Next Housing Crisis: Aging American’s Homes
    Placemaking Done Right: Three Successful Approaches
    How Transit Walkability Help Make Cities More Affordable
    What We Like and Don’t Like About Our Cities

  • August 25, 2014

    Older, Small, Better - Measuring How the Character of Buildings and Blocks Influences Urban Vitality
    The Rise of Innovation Districts
    Braving the New World of Performance-Based Zoning
    Walkable Neighborhoods Improve Health, Safety, and Social Life
    Where Cash Buys Are Hitting the Housing Market Hardest
    Sprawl and the Death of the Modern South

  • July 17, 2014

    Ten Questions We Should Be Asking About Our Communities
    Boston: There’s An App For That - “Civic Hacking” and the Transformation of Local Government
    Cities 3.0: How Cities Are Driving the Revitalization of Our Nation
    Planning Partners Education Program 2014
    Celebrating Public Art: Chicago In the Summer
    The Way Forward: What Would Expanded Public-Private Partnerships Look Like?

  • July 2, 2014

    Where the American Startup Dream is Moving: Downtown
    Art Exhibits In Unused Space: A Winning Combination for Urban Renewal
    Survey: Americans Want Government Action on Affordable Housing
    America Split Between Two Community Ideals
    Authors Declare “The Beginning of the End of Sprawl”

  • June 17, 2014

    The Rise of Innovation Districts
    Forget Big Suburban Campuses, Innovative Corporations Are Moving Downtown
    How TV Predicted America’s Moves From City to “Burbs” and Back Again
    Wanted for Innovation Districts - Transit and Broadband
    Brookings Data Now - 10,000 Jobs Being Created in St. Louis Innovation District
    Pervious Pavement Relieves Stormwater Woes

  • June 5, 2014

    What Is The New American Dream?
    Five Lessons on Confronting Suburban Poverty
    Older Buildings, Continuity of Place and the Human Experience
    Big Jump in Biking to Work in the U.S.

  • May 1, 2014

    What Millennials Want - A Multi-Modal City
    Alleyways Become Pathways to Urban Revitalization
    Getting Smarter About Smart Cities
    America’s Apartment Shortage: 8 Million Units

  • April 15, 2014

    Measuring Sprawl 2014
    Housing is the Key to Family-Friendly Cities
    Come Together Locally for Smarter Growth
    Metro Monitor 2014

  • April 3, 2014

    Hot in the City: What the Urban Revival Means for Banks
    Why Downtown Development May Be More Affordable Than the Suburbs
    Smart Growth and Strong Mayors
    Lancaster County Planning Commission 2013 Annual Report
    HUD Expected to Further Ease Restrictions on Mixed-Use Financing

  • March 20, 2014

    People Get Ready: Here Come the Millennials
    If Pittsburgh Can Make Streets Bikeable, You Can Do It Anywhere
    Going Green Will Save Lancaster in Controlling Storm Water
    Why Urban History Matters
    Mid-Rise: Density at a Human Scale

  • March 4, 2014

    Smashing Traditional Notions of Rental Housing
    Housing Shortage or Urbanism Shortage?
    Can Big Box Retailers Think Outside the Box?
    America’s Weird, Enduring Love Affair with Cars and Houses
    A Lean Means of Reinventing Our Communities
    Libraries Remain Central to Communities

  • February 18, 2014

    The Revitalizing Power of Alleys
    New Chesapeake Bay Agreement Released
    Green Schoolyard Movement Gaining Momentum
    Zoning Code Change Considered to Protect Philly’s Cornice Lines

  • February 5, 2014

    Gentrification and Displacement: Not the Relationship You Might Have Thought
    What a City Needs to Foster Innovation: Cafes, Bike Lanes and 3D Printers
    More Boomers Leave Suburbs for Downtown
    Are We Creating Family-Friendly Cities?
    Ground Rules to Save a Building From Demolition
    Pennsylvania At Risk 2013
    Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You
    Families Aren’t Leaving Cities - They’re Just Getting Smaller

  • January 8, 2014

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    Innovation Districts - The Next Big Urban Idea
    Lancaster County Transportation Projects
    San Francisco Explores Several Ways to Relieve Housing Pressure
    U.S. Population Growth Slows to Lowest Rate in Seven Decades
    The Green Edge: How Commercial Property Investment in Green Infrastructure Creates Value
    New Streetcar Attracts a Fraction of Expected Ridership