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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Central Florida's Coast to Coast Connector eyes final stretch

    Central Florida's Coast to Coast Connector eyes final stretch
    The state's most ambitious recreation trail will take in Atlantic surf and rocket launches; manatees and springs; SunRail trains; Florida-style mountains; remote forests and charming towns; and the Gulf of Mexico near St. Petersburg. About 75 percent of...
  • Speak-up Broward raises questions about road ahead

    Speak-up Broward raises questions about road ahead
    The way people commute around South Florida must change. As our region continues to grow, building more roads cannot be the only option. Mass transit must play a larger role in moving us from place to place. Tri-Rail's proposed "Coastal Link" —...
  • Grayslake, Mundelein try to resolve differences over truck facility

    Grayslake, Mundelein try to resolve differences over truck facility
    The villages of Mundelein and Grayslake are working to resolve their differences over a proposal to put a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility on 35 acres recently annexed to Grayslake and bordering Mundelein. Mundelein trustees in August authorized...
  • Affordable rents slipping away

    Like a growing number of renters across the country, Christene James of Jackson, Miss., is near the end of her rope. Her part-time job as a gas station cashier no longer covers expenses since her fiance's layoff at a water meter technology supplier. "The...
  • Realty agent selling units allowed to serve on board

    Realty agent selling units allowed to serve on board
    Q: A recently elected member of our board of directors is a real estate agent who has lived in the building for many years, sold many units, and is representing unit owners whose units are for sale. Does being on the board of directors, whether in a...
  • Lauderhill explores complete streets concept

    The concept of complete streets is catching on among cities in Broward, two years after the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization endorsed it. Cities, such as Coral Springs, Sunrise, Tamarac, Pompano Beach and Deerfield Beach, have already expressed...
  • Exclusive: U.S. regulators press banks for more on auto loan exposure to assess risks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are asking banks for more detail on their autos financing exposure, as rapid growth in the lending has prompted officials to seek to better assess the risks, according to a person familiar with the matter. ...
  • Farmers protest Illiana approval

    Farmers protest Illiana approval
    Beecher-area farmers Ray and Mardee Blomberg were among the first to arrive Saturday at the Will County Fairgrounds for a gathering originally intended to be a celebration of rural life. Displaying aerial photos of the 235-acre Blomberg farm to...
  • Newport News leaders looking to expand Hispanic outreach to other groups

    After a years-long effort reaching out to Newport News' Spanish speakers, city and community leaders are now trying to speak the language of non-English speakers. Those efforts are being led by the Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee, which...
  • Not every rail crossing getting maximum upgrades

    Not every rail crossing getting maximum upgrades
    In less than two years, train horns will no longer be blaring along the coastal tracks that parallel U.S. 1 from West Palm Beach to Miami. But after being turned down for a federal grant, the region won't be getting hoped-for maximum safety upgrades...
  • Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money

    Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money
    The world’s oldest piece of art is graffiti, Norway has new abstract money and it’s super-cool, an artist beats the IRS in court, and architect Moshe Safdie is totally over public-private space. Plus: architectural separated-at-birth,...