Former California State Architect Steven Castellanos outlines the changes that would be required to change how schools are designed and built if they are to become centers of communities.
Jun 29, 2006 New Schools, Better Neighborhoods
As the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) institutes its new Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Sarah Jo Peterson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Regional and City Planning at the University of Oklahoma, remembers the old code and its greater capacity to inspire America's planners. Exclusive
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In the context of the World Urban Forum, a Canadian columnist says that the "higher education industry" could be the most important industry in the world, and could have a dramatic impact on the relationships between cities worldwide.
Jun 21, 2006 The Toronto Star
A portrait of the career of Lee Koppelman, chief of Suffolk County's planning department and executive director of the Long Island Regional Planning Board.
Jun 20, 2006 Newsday
Two weeks after graduating from UW-Madison with a Master's degree in urban and regional planning, Ryan Ziegelbauer is competing against 23 other finalists to be a Legoland California model builder. The coveted position is highly competitive.
May 23, 2006 Isthmus
The "median" planner is 42 years old, has been in the field for 13 years, specializes in community development and redevelopment, and earns $64,000. States with highest salaries are D.C., California and New Jersey.
May 11, 2006 American Planning Association
Leah Shahum, 34, is executive director of the politically powerful San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. She was just appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom to fill a vacancy on the city's Municipal Transportation Agency's board of directors.
May 10, 2006 The San Francisco Chronicle
As the country's economy booms, the number of prospective college- and graduate school-educated employees has not kept up.
May 1, 2006 International Herald Tribune
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute, a Canadian land use and transportation think tank, offers a review of planning principles and practices.
Apr 27, 2006 Victoria Transport Policy Institute
The New Orleans Times-Picayune and Biloxi Sun Herald win prizes for public service in their coverage of the hurricane aftermath.
Apr 18, 2006 BBC News