Below is news related to Gateway Planning and its principals; and below “Gateway Planning News” is an alphabetical listing of stories by news organization regarding our projects.


Gateway Planning News

New Vision for Airport Boulevard Draws Community Response  


Planners Present Ideas on South Schertz Development  


Gateway's Polikov Heading Up Innovative Finance Initiative for DFW's "Cotton Belt" Regional Rail Corridor


Gateway’s Scott Polikov on Implementing Local Sustainability


Scott Polikov to Present Webinar on Form-Based Economic Development  


McKinney Recognized as One of the Nation's Top Places to Live Due to Its Revitalized Downtown  


Scott Polikov of Gateway Planning and Other Partners Selected to Lead Effort to Fund the 62-mile Cotton Belt Rail Corridor


Plans to Transform South Padre Island Move into High Gear  


May 28, 2010 - Craig Ranch TND Adding Business District  


Called in by the ULI, Gateway Planning’s Scott Polikov in Memphis with Rick Hall to Support More Walkable Streets


Gateway Planning Supports Successful TIGER Grant Application Award for Streetcar


Scott Polikov Asked by City of Austin to Initiate Form-Based Redevelopment of Airport Boulevard


Congress for the New Urbanism in Atlanta 2010 to Focus on Healthy Communities


Scott Polikov Proposes More Comprehensive Federal Roadway Funding Reforms in Reauthorization in Order to Promote Sustainable Development Patterns


Scott Polikov of Gateway Planning is Not Worried about Turning All of America into an Urban Oasis...Some Places Must be Left Alone


Gateway Planning Group Certified by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) for Plan Source, Providing Gateway Planning with Pre-qualification to Provide Town Planning Services to Any Public Entity in Texas or Any Other State


The Context-Sensitive Solutions (CSS) Work of Gateway Planning and Kimley-Horn in Duncanville, Texas, Reinventing Main St. Has Been Selected as a Best Practice for the CSS National Dialog, Sponsored by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Center for Transportation and Environment (CTE) at North Carolina State University


Form-Based Code Used for Large Scale Infill TOD


Gateway Planning Wins Two More Awards in 2009, the Envision Central Texas Community Stewardship Award for the Hutto, Texas Downtown Master Plan and SmartCode, and the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Leadership in Development Excellence Award for the McKinney Town Center Plan

President Scott Polikov Named to the Board of Directors of the Congress for the New Urbanism



Downtown Owensboro Placemaking Initiative



Harnessing Value Through Walkable Urbanism
Downtown Owensboro


Better! Cities & Towns

Gateway Planning’s Brad Lonberger Participates in CNU Legacy Charrette to Reinvent Downtown Burleson, Texas

The Four Stages of the New Urbanism

Better Cities & Towns Highlights Gateway Planning’s Development of a Form-based Code for Repositioning The Hartford Insurance Campus in Simsbury, Conn.

Raise Value, Reduce Risk, Focus on Form

April - May 2013 - Private Form Based Codes Driving Market Potential

January-February 2012 - Capturing Rising Real Estate Values Key to Transit Implementation


New Urban News

December 2011 - Wall Street Urbanism
April 2010 - Form-Based Codes Reach Critical Mass
March 2010 - TIGER Grants Highlight New Transportation Paradigm
December 2009 - New Strategies Needed to Fund Local Street Networks
July 2009 - TxDOT Leads DOT’s in Reforming for CSS
April 2009 - Hybrid Versus Form-Based Codes
January 2009 - Innovative Use of SmartCode for Exurban Growth
November 2008 - Verano and Texas A&M
November 2008 - Incentives for a Green Economy
March 2007 - University May Anchor San Antonio TND
January 2006 - Form-Based Codes Catch on in City and Suburb
December 2004 - A Year of Ample Progress for New Urbanism
December 2003 - Texas City Takes Master Developer Role
September 2001 - The Second Generation
March 2001 - Communities Write and Adopt New Urbanist Codes


AIA Dallas Columns Magazine

Gateway Planning’s Brad Lonberger Discusses Ways to Advance Sustainable Neighborhood Development at AIA Dallas Urban Summit


American Chamber of Commerce Executives Magazine

Summer 2008 - The New Economics of Place


American Planning Association

Scott Polikov, Founder of Gateway Planning, Nominated and Selected 2016 for the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP)

November 2012 - Camp Bowie FBC and Bush Central FBC receive 2012 TX APA Current Planning Awards

January 2006 - The Not-So-Secret Code
January 2006 - The Power of Infiltration


Arkansas Online

Gateway Planning Helps Get Unanimous Adoption of Downtown Fort Smith Master Plan, Propelling Downtown Forward

Scott Polikov of Gateway Planning and Paul Moore of Nelson Nygaard Work to Find Common Ground for Downtown Vitality in Little Rock for the I-30 Crossing

Infrastructure Key to Rogers Downtown Plan

Bryant, Arkansas to Jumpstart Downtown


Austin American-Statesman

March 2015 - Gateway Planning’s Rob Parsons Teams with Bastrop, Texas City Staff to Move the Downtown Form-based Code and Redevelopment Plan Towards Adoption

February 2015 - Downtown Bastrop, Texas, Form-Based Code Embraced by Property Owners

November 2010 - Imagine a New Airport Boulevard
August 2005 - Leander Moves Forward on Development
July 2005 - Of Pigs, Pythons, Doughnuts and Eminent Domain
January 2005 - Leander Unveils Plan to Grow Near Rail Hub
October 2004 - Leander Development Plan on Track
September 2004 - Bringing Urban Lifestyle to Suburbia
July 2004 - Rail Stations Generate Economic Steam
February 2004 - Round Rock Campus Plan OK'd
November 2003 - Round Rock College Plan


Austin Business Journal

August 2007 - Elgin TOD Moves One Step Closer
July 2007 - Elgin Could Introduce Big-City Life
October 2004 - Austin Right on Track
June 2004 - A New Community Vision


Austin Chronicle

January 8, 2010 - Scott Polikov Asked by City of Austin to Initiate Form-Based Redevelopment of Airport Boulevard
1998 - Polikov Plans First Austin-San Antonio Regional Conference


AZ Central

Scott Polikov and His CNU Colleagues Lead Redevelopment Summit for Mesa AZ Mayor Smith


Bastrop Community Newspaper

Bastrop, Texas Kicks Off Downtown Redevelopment Initiative Through a Form-based Approach



Rosewood Breaks Ground on Massive 156-Acre Mixed-Use Project


The City Wire

Residents’ Limited Concerns about Downtown Rogers Plan Unfounded; Rather Plan a Positive for Property Owners

The Redevelopment Buzz has Started in Downtown Rogers with the Gateway Planning Plan Nearing Completion


Community Impact Newsletter

May 21, 2010 - Jersey Village Plans a Commuter Rail TOD


D Magazine

Scott Polikov Discusses at D Magazine Role of in Pending Decision on I-345 Removal


Dallas Business Journal

$120 Million Corporate Development Set for Craig Ranch TND Planned by Gateway Planning and DPZ

Gateway Planning Selected to Lead Planning for Redevelopment of Collin Creek Mall in Plano, Texas

Neighborhood Development Commences at Heritage Creekside

April 27, 2015 - Supported by Gateway Planning’s Design and Zoning, Rosewood to Start Construction on 156-acre Heritage Creekside in Plano, Texas

October 28, 2014 - Rosewood’s Heritage Creekside in Plano Kicks off as True Corporate Mixed-use Neighborhood

September 2, 2014 - Barclays Bank Lands at TND, Craig Ranch

June 9, 2010 - Major Corporate Headquarters Moving to Craig Ranch, McKinney

May 28, 2010 - Craig Ranch TND Adding Business District

April 30, 2009 - McKinney Expands Downtown Hotel and Square

January 2007 - Old Suburbs Build New Urban Oasis

November 2006 - Duncanville Main St. Study Funded


Dallas Innovates

Dallas CityMap Unveiled, Transforming the Way State Departments of Transportation Work with Local Stakeholders on Urban Highways


The Dallas Morning News

Gateway Planning Designs Mixed-use Project Adjacent to New IKEA in Grand Prairie, Texas

Dallas Citymap Study Received by Leadership as a Model for Transportation Agencies Around the Country

Oct 27, 2015 - Scott Polikov of Gateway Planning Supports the TxDOT CityMap Team to Explore the Future of Greater Downtown Dallas

Oct 8, 2015 - Gateway Planning Joins HNTB and Other Planning Team Members to Receive Feedback for Dallas CityMap, TxDot's Look into Future for its Urban Highway Corridors

May 5, 2015 - Luxury Hotel and Conference Center Coming to Lake Grapevine

March 23, 2014 - DART Unveils Streetcar for Downtown Dallas to Oak Cliff, a Project Spearheaded by Volunteers Who Secured Federal Funding in Partnership with NCTCOG Including Gateway Planning’s Scott Polikov

October 28, 2014 - Gateway Planning Leads Planning and Zoning for Rosewood Property’s New Corporate Mixed-use Neighborhood in Plano, Texas

August 2012 - Private Investors Show Interest in Cotton Belt

June 2010 - City of Richardson Embraces Plan for Bush/75 TOD

February 18, 2010 - Gateway Planning Supports Successful TIGER Grant Application Award for Streetcar

February 18, 2010 - Dallas Awarded $43M in Federal Grants for Roads, Streetcars

September 2004 - Living the Dream, Craig Ranch Realizes Vision


DFW Real Estate

Placemaking: How Mixed-Use Development is Changing Dallas-Fort Worth


The Flower Mound Messenger

April 4, 2008 - Lakeside Committee Proposes New Mixed-Use Ordinance


Fort Worth Business Press

Gateway Planning's Decade Plus Work in Downtown Roanoke, Texas Sets Stage for Announcement of Peabody Hotel, First in Texas

May 17, 2017 - Gateway Planning Leading Effort for Fort Worth and NCTCOG to Locate Downtown High Speed Rail Station if HSR Implemented Between Houston and DFW

August 2011 - Camp Bowie Form-Based Code Will Spur Redevelopment

September 15, 2010 - Roanoke: Small Town with Big Economic Plans

February 15, 2010 - Historic Camp Bowie Redevelopment through Form-Based Codes


Fort Worth


November 23, 2012 - Trinity Project Developer has Grand Ambition

August 24, 2009 - North Richland Hills’ City Center Rezoned with TOD Form-Based Code
July 7, 2009 - Roanoke Working to Attract More Restaurants
April 20, 2009 - North Richland HIlls Views TODs as Way to Anchor New Urbanism in Suburbs
January 18, 2006 - Council Approves Zoning Change for Oak Street
January 15, 2006 - Mighty Oak Street Mighty Again


Fort Worth TV

Work for Innovative Funding of Cotton Belt Rail Corridor Commences

March 2004 - $200M Plan Gains Ground


Hartford Courant

Gateway Planning’s Plan and Form-Based Code for Closed Hartford Insurance Campus in Simsbury, Conn. Facilitates Redevelopment

Gateway Planning’s Form-based Code for Hartford Site in Simsbury Connecticut Results in Mixed-use Development

Hartford Insurance Form-based Code by Gateway Planning Crafted for Redevelopment of Headquarters Site in Simsbury used Successfully for Rezoning by Silverman Development

The Hartford/Simsbury Plan and Form-Based Code Prepared by Gateway Planning Facilitates Sale of The Hartford Insurance Headquarters Property for Redevelopment

Gateway Planning’s form based code initiative results in contract for purchase by the Silverman Group of The Hartford Campus in Simsbury, Connecticut

Gateway Planning and Catalyst Commercial facilitate successful form-based rezoning of The Hartford Insurance office campus site in Simsbury Connecticut to facilitate sale of property


Herald Sun

Gateway Planning Sets Stage for Benefits of Coming Light Rail to Chapel Hill and Durham North, Carolina


Hill Country News

September 2005 - Council, Commision Approve TOD Plans
January 2005 - TOD Design Outlines Major Expansion
August 2004 - Phase One of TOD Study Completed
April 2004 - Legislators Laying "Tracks" for Commuter Rail
March 2004 - Council Looks at Transit-Oriented Development


Houston Chronicle

March 25, 2010 - Pearland's Spectrum Positioned for the Future
December 7, 2009 - Move It! Free HOV Lane Bypasses I-10 Construction
July 10, 2008 - Houston Politics: The Elephant Not in the Room
February 7, 2008 - Getting on Track for Growth

September 18, 2005


Joe Urban Blog

Economic Value of Form-Based Codes

Form-based Code Initiative Guiding Airport Boulevard Redevelopment in Austin


Kaid Benfield Blog

New Economics of Place


Kera News

Missing link for Regional Dallas-Fort Worth Trail will come through Trinity Lakes TOD in Fort Worth



Schertz Leaders Plan Downtown Revitalization


Landscape Architecture

May 2003 - "Why I Designed Cancer Parks" by Milosav Cekic



May 21, 2010 - Developments Breaking Ground in Leander
Changes to TOD Ordinance


Mansfield Mirror

Downtown Mansfield moving forward with TIF and Redevelopment Strategy


Mckinney Gazette

Gateway Planning Teams with Kimley Horn to Reinvent State Highway 5 in McKinney in Partnership with City and TxDOT


McKinney Town Center Connection

Issue 1


Memphis Commercial Appeal

Gateway's Polikov and Rick Hall Advance Liveability Initiatives in Memphis


Mobility Matters

Reinvented Toll Road Moving Forward



May 14, 2008 - Groups Looking at Owensboro Downtown Development


News West 9

Odessa, Texas Hires Gateway Planning to Bring Live-Work-Play to its Downtown


Next American City

Cotton Belt Moving Forward through Value Capture


North Richland Hills

June 9, 2009 - NRH Gets Ready for Rail Stations


Northwest Arkansas Online

Rogers Arkansas Downtown Master Plan Yielding Results

Rogers Events Highlight Downtown Initiative

Rogers Council Approves Downtown Plan

Rogers, Arkansas Downtown Initiative Nears Completion

Downtown Rogers, Arkansas Pursuing Innovation Hub in Coordination with Northwest Arkansas Council as Part of Redevelopment Initiative

Rogers Gateway Economic Development Plan Is Still A Work In Progress

Downtown Rogers Initiative Community Closing Presentation

Downtown Rogers Revitalization Plans Gain Steam

Rogers Alleys Could Become A Food Truck Haven Next Spring

Rogers Residents Attending Gateway Meeting Impressed With Downtown Plan

Gateway Planning Engages the Community for the Future of Downtown Rogers Arkansas

Rogers Residents, Merchants To Review Downtown Economic Plan

Loft Residential Development Activity Picking Up as Downtown Rogers Redevelopment Initiative Moves Into Design Phase

Gateway Planning Focusing on Global Talent War as it Kicks Off Downtown Rogers Initiative

Gateway Planning selected to lead renaissance effort for Downtown Rogers, Arkansas in the heart of the growing Northwest Arkansas Region


NWA Homepage

Downtown Rogers Inc. initiated by Chamber to advance Downtown Plan

Downtown Rogers Master Plan and Form-Based Zoning Embraced by Community

Rogers' Arkansas Mayor Hines Sees Future of NWA in Part About Making Downtowns Attractive to Millennials

Gateway Planning Team member Velocity's Downtown Dashboards rolled out in Northwest Arkansas including for Downtown Rogers


Odessa American

As Part of Downtown Odessa Renaissance Initiative, Gateway Planning Supporting Major Hotel and Convention Center Investment

Revitalization of Downtown Odessa Takes Off


Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

April 12, 2015 - Downtown Owensboro Economic Momentum Continues

October 26, 2014 - Brescia University Master Plan by Gateway Planning for Downtown Owensboro Kentucky Campus Moves into Development Campaign Stage

September 1, 2011 - Convention Center Plans Move Forward

July 27, 2011 - Tough Choices for Implementation of Plan

June 28, 2010 - Historic Preservation Attracting New Private Investment in Downtown

May 31, 2010 - Downtown Convention Center Praised as Real Opportunity

May 26, 2010 - State OKs Office Building Deal

April 14, 2010 - The Downtown Master Plan’s Riverfront Crossing Construction to Start Summer 2010

March 27, 2010 - State Office Building Site Critical to Downtown Master Plan
March 25, 2010 - State Workers Not at Risk from Soil Contamination Under State Office Building; Clean Up Is Planned
March 12, 2010 - Sides Near Agreement on Convention Center Hotel
March 1, 2010 - Transportation Improvements for Downtown Plan Moving Forward
February 24, 2010 - Street Network Improvements Underway to Implement Downtown Master Plan
December 4, 2009 - Owensboro One Step Closer to a New Downtown Hotel
October 18, 2009 - Downtown Plan Catalyzes More Residential
October 11, 2009 - Public Favors Mixed-Use on Executive Inn Riverfront Property
August 3, 2009 - Historic Preservation a Priority in Downtown
July 27, 2009 - Traffic Study Vital to Implementing Downtown Plan
July 23, 2009 - Design Code Unveiled to Community
July 22, 2009 - Downtown Design Code Vital
June 27, 2009 - The Big E's Bright Future
June 16, 2009 - Form-Based Code will Encourage Investment
May 29, 2009 - Downtown Owensboro to See New Private Development
May 22, 2009 - Friday After 5 - A Downtown Success Story
May 8, 2009 - Downtown Plan Implementation Moves Forward
April 20, 2009 - Owensboro Could Once Again Enjoy a Streetcar
April 6, 2009 - Local Couple Continues to Invest in Downtown
February 26, 2009 - Downtown Plan Well-Devised
February 20, 2009 - City Acquires 17 Acres on the Downtown Waterfront
February 12, 2009 - Downtown Catalyst Projects to be Completed by 2013
February 8, 2009 - Downtown Plan Critical to Courageous Tax Hike
February 5, 2009 - Banks Establish Loan Program for Downtown Master Plan
February 4, 2009 - Tax Increase Passed to Fund Downtown Master Plan
January 18, 2009 - Tax Hike for Downtown Worthwhile
January 16, 2009 - Veterans Boulevard Design Approved as New Linear Plaza
November 20, 2008 - Downtown Plan a Master Stroke
November 18, 2008 - Elected Officials Support Downtown Plan
November 15, 2008 - Master Plan a Bold Move
Sept 10, 2008 - Downtown Charrette Reinvents Waterfront
July 13, 2008 - Group Takes on Varied Projects


Owensboro TV

News 25
News 14
News 7- Marina Considered for Executive Inn Site


Park Record

Park City UT moves forward with form based code initiative


Pearland, Spectrum District

Prospects for the Spectrum District Are Very Bright


Professional Builder

Traditional Neighborhood Development: Learning From the Past, Present and Future


Road & Bridges Magazine

Dallas CityMap Recognized in Road & Bridges Magazine as Groundbreaking Initiative


Roanoke News

September 15, 2010 - Roanoke: Small Town with Big Economic Plans


San Antonio Business Journal

March 25, 2011 - Bedroom Community Schertz, Texas Positioning as Regional Mixed-Use Destination

March 22, 2010 - Regents Approve Texas A&M San Antonio Initial Building Across the Street from Verano
August 8, 2008 - The Making of a College


San Antonio Express News

May 28, 2009 - Texas A&M University and Verano No Longer a Dream
May 14, 2009 - First Building for Texas A&M San Antonio Gets Funded
February 28, 2009 - Texas A&M Breaks Ground at Verano
September 4, 2008 - New Urbanism Seen as Greener Answer
September 2, 2008 - New Respect for Sustainable Transportation
June 1, 2008 - A&M Campus Could Become S.A.'s Harvard
January 2007 - A&M Pick Goes Beyond a Location


Shertz Magazine

Schertz: Teaching an Old Street New Tricks


Smart Growth Online

Texas Leading Country in CSS Reforms


South Padre Press

June 3, 2010 - TransFORM Padre Looks to the Future



Lake Nasworthy RFP Opportunity for Mixed-use Hotel Marina Site in San Angelo, Texas Almost Ready to be Issued with Parks Board Approval


Street Blog

Scott Polikov Proposes More Comprehensive Federal Roadway Funding Reforms in Reauthorization in Order to Promote Sustainable Development Patterns


Talk Business & Politics

Gateway Planning Unveils Vision for Downtown Fort Smith, #PropelFS Opens for Citizen Feedback

Gateway Planning's Work Paying Dividends in Downtown Rogers, AR


Texas Tribune

The Walkability Tipping Point


Today Lancaster

March 2005 - Back to the Future to Grow
August 2003 - Mills Branch Gets Down to Specifics

Gateway Planning’s Metroplan Jump Start Team Delivers a Visionary Transformation of Markham Street Between Hendrix College and Downtown Conway, Arkansas


The Town Paper

August/September 2001 - Drawing Upon Roots to Plan Future


Times Record

Gateway Planning Rolls out Propel Fort Smith, a Comprehensive Downtown Redevelopment Initiative, with Broad Community Support

Gateway Planning Kicks off Downtown Fort Smith AR Initiative


Urban Land Institute

March 15, 2011 - Gateway's Polikov Heading Up Innovative Finance Initiative for DFW's "Cotton Belt" Regional Rail Corridor

April 2008 - North Texas Redefines Itself

October 2004 - New Urbanism in the Land of Sprawl


Williamson County Community Impact

January 2009 - Downtown Hutto Reinvented




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