Planners will be presented with new challenges and opportunities in a new era of data-enhanced government.
Jul 20, 2015  By Kendra L. Smith and Kevin C. Desouza
An op-ed describing the public health benefits of CEQA reform and urging California's leaders to finalize the end of "Level of Service" as a measure of project impacts.
Jul 14, 2015  By Benjamin D. Winig
In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Ken Bowers, AICP, discusses how the city of Raleigh will rely on the city's new comprehensive plan and development code to accommodate 100,000 new residents by 2030.
Jul 6, 2015  By Josh Stephens
In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Denver Planning Director Brad Buchanan details Denver's efforts to reactivate the urban core with strong planning, transit investments, and new residential and commercial developments.
Jun 22, 2015  By Josh Stephens
A Planetizen review of "City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis," edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb, finds too much to fault in the book's essay about Los Angeles.
Jun 16, 2015  By Josh Stephens
Here's a strange idea that just might work: viewing the planet from afar might offer the perspective necessary to care for and protect our place in the universe.
Jun 9, 2015  By James Brasuell
Amid growing skepticism, an international gathering examines the useful benefits for an age of critical urban challenges.
Jun 3, 2015  By Michael Mehaffy
In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Tulsa Planning Director Dawn Warrick describes the implementation process for the PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan.
May 27, 2015  By Josh Stephens
What would a policy that requires development to make more efficient use of land and resources (like water, for instance) look like?
May 20, 2015  By Eliot Allen
It will take a broad coalition of interests to once again make it safe for "free-range kids" to walk and bike on the streets of American communities.
May 14, 2015  By Patrick L. Phillips
The first in the "Planners Across America" series features Indianapolis' Adam Thies, who shares insights into doing more with less, the limits of long range planning at the municipal level, and why planners should be real estate experts.
Apr 30, 2015  By Josh Stephens