Education & Careers

The following interview, as published in the 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, features Jason Neville, senior planner for the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority. Exclusive
3 days ago  By Jason Neville
With social media and the internet generally making it easy to contact faculty across the globe students are tempted to do so. But when is it appropriate? The short answer: contact them if they request it. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By Ann Forsyth
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Teachers of planning theory often struggle to demonstrate the relevance of the material they teach to everyday practice, and practitioners and students as a result often disregard planning's past as a jumble of experiences irrelevant to contemporary contexts. Blog Post
Feb 2, 2015   By JPER
On May 5, Michigan voters will go to the polls to decide on a one percent increase in the sales tax, with revenue dedicated to education. But approval of the measure sets off other changes, including converting the gas excise tax to a wholesale tax.
Jan 30, 2015   Governing
Big, diverse, and a little bit different, the Millennial generation is often cast as the solution to—or the cause of—many of America’s housing challenges.
Jan 24, 2015   Rooflines
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What makes a great planning program is an enduring question in planning. Some school have a period at the pinnacle: Penn in the late 1960s and early 1970s; UCLA in the 1980s; and so on. Others rise and fall. Blog Post
Jan 13, 2015   By Ann Forsyth
John King writes that the "Gallery + Ideas Forum" at the Presidio in San Francisco provides an excellent model for presenting issues and ideas of planning and urban design to the public.
Jan 10, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
Next City has published a list of ten "great picture books" that explore urban life for the curious and imaginative children in your life.
Jan 10, 2015   Next City
The Milken's Institute report ranked San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City at the top of the performance index for the first time in the list's 15-year history.
Jan 9, 2015   CityLab
CityLab gathered the best of its weekly #CityReads compendium for a list of the year's best articles about urban experiences.
Dec 31, 2014   CityLab
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A deeper look at the traffic data on Planetizen reveals trends from the planning and urban design conversation of 2014. Exclusive
Dec 31, 2014  By James Brasuell