Keeping Lancaster Current

2017 Publications

  • December 13, 2017

    Why Downtown Parking Garages May Be Heading For Extinction
    America Still Loves Cars, But Some Cities Are Starting to Ditch Them
    A Radical Mixing of Cars and People Works As Planned
    Ten Reasons To Build Community through Urban Design

  • November 28, 2017

    Improving City Governance, Urban Quality of Life with Big Data
    Planning A Neighborhood Square
    Officials Weigh Susquehanna’s Tourist Potential
    To Fight Global Climate Change, Fight Global Sprawl

  • November 14, 2017

    Made in Place - Small-Scale Manufacturing and Neighborhood Revitalization
    A New Brand of Inclusive Growth Coalitions
    Exploring National and Local Water Use Patterns in the US
    $300 Billion War Beneath the Street: Fighting to Replace America’s Water Pipes
    Yet More Evidence That Housing Affordability is Getting Worse

  • October 31, 2017

    How 3 Pennsylvania Towns Joined Forces to Save Money and Land
    How Will Autonomous Vehicles Transform the Built Environment
    The Crosswalk Of the Future Moves and Changes To Prioritize Pedestrians
    Who Is The New Face of American Home Ownership?

  • September 6, 2017

    Academic Achievement Isn’t The Only Mission
    Population Growth Means A City is Thriving, Or Does It?
    Governor Wolf Calls for Mandatory Blood Lead Testing for Pennsylvania Children
    Adventures in “Co-Living”

  • August 14, 2017

    Looking for “City” Living In the Suburbs?  Some Are Finding It In Aging Office Parks
    Yes, You Can Finance Mixed-Use Development
    What Declaring the Opioid Crisis A National Emergency Means for Pennsylvania

  • July 12, 2017

    What’s The Greatest Risks That Cities Face
    Advancing A New Wave Of Urban Competitiveness: The Role of Mayors In The Rise of Innovation Districts
    How (lack of) Streets Contributed to the London Tower Tragedy
    Placemaking As An Economic Development Tool
    Shared Mobility and The Transformation of Public Transportation

  • June 21, 2017

    The Difference A Park Can Make
    Southwest Lancaster Awarded $1.15 M Over 5 Years to Revitalize Neighborhood
    Sidewalk Cafes: Silver Bullets For Walkable Places
    Building On Strength Quarterly Report - 2nd Quarter, 2017
    Postwar Neighborhoods Are Revitalization Opportunities
    Placemaking As An Economic Development Tool

  • June 6, 2017

    Great Idea: Lean Urbanism
    New Toolkits for Smart Growth In Rural Places
    Hundreds of Stores to Close After Another Weak Holiday Season For Chain Retailers
    Why Developers Are Eyeballing Churches As Their Next Project

  • April 26, 2017

    Why Housing Policy Should be Health Policy
    Cities Will Weather the Retail Apocalypse - Suburbs May Not Be So Lucky
    Framing Our Future - A Places 2040 Event

  • April 12, 2017

    Placemaking Is More Than A Niche Market
    Lessons From Savannah
    101 North Queen Street
    Places 2040 Partner Videos

  • March 27, 2017

    Rental Housing Affordability Impacts Educational and Employment Opportunities
    Great Idea: Architecture That Puts the City First
    Faces of Affordable Housing
    Shaping Our Sense of Place
    Framing Our Future

  • March 8, 2017

    Great Storefronts Mean Vital Places
    Why Aren’t We Building Middle Income Housing?
    Study: Reduce Traffic with Mixed-Use Development
    Framing Out Future - Places 2040

  • February 22, 2017

    The Changing Geography Of U.S. Poverty
    Families, Cities, and Schools - Urban Living With Kids
    Metropolitan Lens: Investing in Water Infrastructure and Measuring Where Cities Stand
    Temporary Alleyway Art Feeds Chattanooga Park Makeover
    The Passageways Project

  • February 8, 2017

    Traditional Cities Are Having A Big Decade
    Affordability, Millennials, and the Next Baby Boom
    Majority of U.S. Mayors Say Poverty Is Their Top Concern

  • January 25, 2017

    Affordability, Millennials, and The Next Baby Boom
    21 Adaptive Reuse Projects in Philly Currently Underway
    Peak Millennial? Cities Can’t Assume A Continued Boost From the Young
    Bicycling Innovations For Small Towns and Rural Communities

  • January 11, 2017

    Growing Old At Home
    Improving Cities for Older Resident
    Ideas For Serving Your Aging Community
    How Cities are Tackling Aging Water Systems