Blog post
If the country is about to embark on a new era of infrastructure investment, care will be necessary to ensure long-term benefits for mobility.
Steven Polzin
February 28, 2001, 12am PST
The president of AICP responds to the charge that planning certification can actually harm a planner's career. AICP represents the highest standard of the profession.
Norman Krumholz, AICP
February 7, 2001, 12am PST
Architects, engineers and lawyers have professional certifications. Planners have the AICP. But does it matter? Richard Carson argues that it will hurt your planning career.
Richard H. Carson
January 22, 2001, 12am PST
Will smart growth result in more traffic congestion and air pollution? Wendell Cox presents the argument for sprawl and against urban 'smart growth' development.
Wendell Cox
January 4, 2001, 12am PST
Current land use practices are doomed to failure because they rely on zoning that ignores the capacity and function of the community's natural resources.
William B. Honachefsky, P.L.S., P.P.
December 20, 2000, 12am PST

Gus Salazar
December 8, 2000, 12am PST
Why did Oregon voters pass Measure 7? Citizens were tired of heavy-handed government planners.
Richard H. Carson
November 29, 2000, 12am PST
Littleton, Colorado's healthier approach to economic development.
Chris Gibbons
November 20, 2000, 12am PST

El Toro Airport Proposal - Cartoon by Salazar

Gus Salzar
October 25, 2000, 12am PDT
Los Angeles' new Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is creating a system of neighborhood councils to restructure city government and local planning. Will it succeed?
Bill Christopher
September 15, 2000, 12am PDT
If smart growth can be measured, cities and regions can be evaluated against specific performance standards, and our communities can grow smarter. But can it be done?
Stan Ross
August 30, 2000, 12am PDT
Speed has become far more important than storage in moving goods. The success of your regional trade industry will depend on it. Are you planning for it?
W. Blake Baird
August 16, 2000, 12am PDT
The booming success of e-commerce and the accompanying revenue it generates for the cities where it locates has made dot.coms the businesses to have in your community.
Larry Kosmont
August 1, 2000, 12am PDT
California cities are being pressured to slow growth and preserve open space. Yet the state's population continues to grow rapidly. The result will be acute housing shortages that create the nation's largest slums in California.
Anthony Downs