urbanism http://wfpl.org en Affordable Homes, Bees, Putt-Putt Among Finalists in Louisville Mayor's Vacant Lot Reuse Contest http://wfpl.org/post/affordable-homes-bees-putt-putt-among-finalists-louisville-mayors-vacant-lot-reuse-contest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Louisville Mayor's office has released a list of finalists in the competition to find <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/metro-louisville-launches-38000-competition-vacant-lot-reuse-concepts">new uses for vacant lots</a>.</p><p>Two of the finalists from the permanent use category below will get $15,000 each and ownership of a vacant lot. Two more from the interim category will get $4,000 and a yearlong lease on a lot.</p><p>Here is the list of finalists, from the mayor's office:</p><p><strong>Permanent use project category</strong></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:14:51 +0000 Staff 8808 at http://wfpl.org Affordable Homes, Bees, Putt-Putt Among Finalists in Louisville Mayor's Vacant Lot Reuse Contest What Are Louisvillians Saying They Want for the City? http://wfpl.org/post/what-are-louisvillians-saying-they-want-city <p>When Metro Government first began collecting public input on the city's 25-year plan, dubbed Vision Louisville, the <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-government-seeks-public-input-25-year-plan-monday">Mayor's spokesman said suggestions about public transit (light rail, better bus service) were among the most popular</a>.</p><p>Based on the suggestions <a href="http://visionlouisville.com/">the city has collected online</a>, that seems to be the case.</p> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 6103 at http://wfpl.org What Are Louisvillians Saying They Want for the City? New York Times Calls Downtown Bridge Plan "Out of Step" http://wfpl.org/post/new-york-times-calls-downtown-bridge-plan-out-step <p>Louisville's annual IdeaFestival draws top thinkers to the city. Ideally, it gets people talking about the city as well. This year's festival did just that, but the most recent chatter isn't entirely flattering.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:56:06 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1793 at http://wfpl.org New York Times Calls Downtown Bridge Plan "Out of Step" New Nonprofit Focuses on City Issues, Urbanism http://wfpl.org/post/new-nonprofit-focuses-city-issues-urbanism <p>As the world's population becomes increasingly urbanized, a new nonprofit has been formed to make sure Louisville handles the changes appropriately.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 20:24:06 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1792 at http://wfpl.org New Nonprofit Focuses on City Issues, Urbanism