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The proposed "Tuckahoe Main Street" mixed-use project in Southampton, New York — 10 percent of which would be residential — is being called a mall in disguise.

Higher parking prices at busy times are allowing businesses in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood to serve more customers, a review of the city's Park Smart program finds.

New Orleans has become higher-income, more expensive, and less African-American in the five years since Hurricane Katrina, demographers discover.

A report released by the American Public Transportation Association concludes that people who live in communities with high-quality public transportation exercise more, live longer, and are generally healthier.

Variably-priced parking, proposed by UCLA professor Donald Shoup, is being investigated by a "Parking Working Group" authorized by New Haven's Board of Aldermen.

City Council in Rohnert Park, California, approved the $1 billion Sonoma Mountain Village project, hailed as a model of environmentally responsible development.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged the state to working on transit-oriented development (TOD) adjacent to rail stations in New Carrollton and elsewhere.

Developer B.F. Saul of Bethesda, Maryland, has been chosen to create a mixed-use walkable downtown area on nearly 12 acres around the Metro rail station in Wheaton, Maryland.

With Walmart once again wanting to build in the nation's capital, some wonder whether the company could be enticed into developing in an appropriate urban way.

As bicycling becomes a larger part of America’s mobility mix, thieves are taking a growing interest.

Twenty-three entries are finalists in the Build a Better Burb competition, aimed at generating ideas for retrofitting downtowns on Long Island, New York.

The Smart Growth Leadership Institute has launched a new project.

Hoboken, New Jersey, is taking a novel approach to promoting car-sharing.

A free online service known as NuRide is promoting “green” mobility by giving rewards to people who car-pool, van-pool, bicycle, walk, telecommute, or take public transportation instead of driving alone.

Georgetown Land Development Company’s plan to sell its 55-acre transit-oriented development in Redding, Connecticut, to a new owner, Georgetown Green LLC, has fallen through.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu should push for significant changes in the design of a successor to Charity Hospital, says consultant David Dixon in an analysis of a controversial New Orleans hospital plan.

A plan for transforming Tysons Corner in northern Virginia into a walkable, mixed-use center won official approval from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Between 5,000 and 6,000 people now live in Atlantic Station, a steel plant site from which nearly 12,000 truckloads of contaminated dirt were removed prior to construction of housing, offices, retail, and entertainment, creating an opportunity to install three levels of parking topped by a mixed-use center.

Potomac Yard, a large, mixed-use extension of Alexandria, Virginia, may soon experience a huge final surge of development.

In Philadelphia, a $48 million transit-oriented development has been announced for land near Temple University currently used as surface parking.