Keeping Lancaster Current

2018 Publications

  • December 7, 2018

    Rental Demand Grows As Rental Supply Drops
    Wages Are Higher In Urban Areas, But Growing Faster In Rural Ones
    New Urbanists and New Housing
    Act 47 Was Intended To Help Distressed Municipalities

  • November 15, 2018

    Opportunity for Urbanists To Help Cities and Towns - Opportunity Zones
    Strength In Numbers For Preserved Farms
    The Report Card is in:” Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure is Just As Bad As It Was Four Years Ago
    Re-Confronting Sprawl: Still Paved With Good Intentions and Asphalt

  • November 1, 2018

    In Shift, States Step In On Affordable Housing
    Using Urban Revival To Reduce Poverty
    25 Great Ideas of the New Urbanism
    A New Path to Code Reform

  • September 13, 2018

    Lancaster, PA Among First Cities In The World To Get LEED Certification
    The “Philadelphia Housing Action Plan” Targets 100.000 Units in 10 Years
    Addressing Noise in Pennsylvania Communities & Neighborhoods
    Placemaking in the Burbs

  • August 29, 2018

    Here’s How America Uses It’s Land
    Affordability Trade-Offs
    Why Are Fire Officials Hung Up On Street Widths?
    Addressing Noise in Pennsylvania Communities & Neighborhoods
    Placemaking In the Burbs

  • July 31, 2018

    How Sprawl Makes Walkable Places Less Affordable
    Debt and Rent Burden Keeping Millennials From Homeownership
    Environmental Justice Area Expanded To Cover A Third of Pennsylvania’s Population
    Addressing Noise in Pennsylvania’s Communities & Neighborhoods
    Action is Needed On the Nation’s Coming Water Supply Crisis

  • July 19, 2018

    What Employers Want From Cities
    Millennials Are Happiest In Cities
    How Three Cities Transformed Their Streets Into Safer Places For People (And the Lessons Learned)
    Parking Planning Paradigm Shift
    Seamless Town Extension With Affordable Housing
    Planning For A Better Future With Arts and Culture

  • June 5, 2018

    Preliminary Public Draft of Places2040 Now Available
    Pennsylvania’s Population Increase in 2017 Was the Most Dramatic in Five Years
    What Makes Smart Growth “Smart”?
    Beyond the Jobs Versus Amenities Debate: Understanding the Migration of Educated Workers and Implications for Planning
    Raising the Meal Tax To Pay For Affordable Housing

  • May 16, 2018

    Why This State Thinks Engineers Can Save Pedestrians’ Lives
    Buses Are Under Threat, And Cities With Them
    KC Streetcar: A Demonstration Of The Possible

  • May 2, 2018

    Is America Facing A Housing Shortage?
    Lean Development Codes: Pink, Pocket and Smart
    Eyes From the Street: The Neighborhood Fabric That Matters
    More 20-Somethings Living With Their Parents Than Any Year Since the 1940s

  • April 12, 2018

    U.S. Population Disperses To Suburbs, Exurbs, Rural Areas, and “Middle of the Country” Metros
    Building A Connected City From the Ground Up
    The Benefits of Bike Trails
    Balancing Development and Protection Workshop

  • March 13, 2018

    Autonomous Vehicles Are Just Around the Corner
    Ten Rules For Cities About Automated Vehicles
    Fair Housing Summit 2018
    Hourglass Invites Thomas L. Friedman to Lancaster

  • February 20, 2018

    Twelve Steps of Sprawl Recovery
    The Hourglass Invites Thomas L. Friedman to Lancaster
    Form-Based Codes Institute a New Program of Smart Growth America

  • January 30, 2018

    The Hourglass Invites Thomas L. Friedman to Lancaster
    10 Principles Toward More Sharing and Less Sprawl
    Water Affordability Is Not Just A Local Challenge, But A Federal One Too
    Walkable Is Good, ‘Sit-Able’ Is Better
    Fun Parking Facts

  • January 15, 2018

    Seven Big Takeaways For Metro America In 2017
    700 Homes in 5 Years: Homeownership Initiative Raises $24 Million To Help Low-Income Families
    No Place to Call Home: A Review of “Homeless: Poverty and Place in Urban America
    Most Planning Development Tools Survive in Tax Reform Compromise
    Reclaiming Streets for People