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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Plan to add roundabouts on Hollywood Boulevard divides neighborhood

    Plan to add roundabouts on Hollywood Boulevard divides neighborhood
    Some residents claim Hollywood Boulevard has become a speedway, with cars barreling to and from the beach. City Hall has a possible solution: Two roundabouts, at 11th and 15th avenues, that would force traffic to slow down. There is also talk of...
  • Lauderhill hopes to deter theft with new SmartWater

    Forensic marking technology, which has been in vogue in countries of the United Kingdom for nearly two decades, has now made its way to Lauderhill. Residents in central Lauderhill will now fight property crime using SmartWater, a theft-deterrent...
  • Lauderhill to crack down on thieves with new technology

    Want to help catch a crook with an invisible liquid that marks your valuables? The Lauderhill Police Department is hosting Safety Appreciation Day where they'll hand out free Smartwater CSI kits to Windermere residents. The Housing Authority is paying...
  • Scotland's future hangs in balance [Commentary]

    Scotland's future hangs in balance [Commentary]
    "The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." -- Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland -- For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film "Braveheart," the...
  • Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit

    Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit
      Downtown parking spots can be hard to find in Boca and now 100 spots there are going to be the focus of a federal case. Earlier this month, Palmetto Place at Mizner Park Condominium Association filed suit against the city and city landlords James...
  • Abrams: Thumbs up for county recovery

    We're back! That was County Commissioner Steven Abrams' overall assessment of how the Palm Beach County has recovered from the Recession. "The major issue continues to be restoring economic prosperity to Palm Beach County," said Abrams, whose District 4...
  • All Aboard Florida to pick up tab for quiet RR zones

    The private company All Aboard Florida is putting up $60 million to silence train horns at railroad crossings along its tracks from Miami to Orlando, putting to rest whether taxpayers in each city would have to pay for the crossing upgrades. The quiet...
  • Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time

    Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time
    People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time. To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...
  • 'Great Streets' in L.A.: a work in progress

     'Great Streets' in L.A.: a work in progress
    To the editor: Perhaps the most successful Great Streets program to date is in Washington. In 2006, I served on an Urban Land Institute panel that helped the nation's capital implement its Great Streets program. ("Mayor sets out to transform L.A....
  • Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas

    Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas
    Medical marijuana dispensaries will be sprouting up in Chicago's commercial and business districts, such as the trendy West Loop and River North areas, under a city council measure approved Wednesday restricting where the facilities can open their doors....
  • Hampton NAACP to host education town hall forum Monday

    The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues. Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...