Planners

In the second in a series of posts, PlannersWeb recently posted the results of a poll asking: "What are the skills you’ve found most important in serving on a planning commission?"
5 days ago   PlannersWeb
Pete Saunders, blogger with the Corner Side Yard and professional planning consultant, wrote a post explaining Chicago for the U.K. publication Guardian Cities.
Aug 27, 2014   Guardian Cities
At the Serious Gaming workshop held in South Africa, game-maker Tygron showcased their game "The Climategame" and examined game play for lessons in how planners might improve their professional practice.
Jul 25, 2014   Future Cape Town
Los Angeles County planner Clement Lau review of the book "Working with Planning Consultants."
Jul 3, 2014   UrbDeZine
Bay Area preservation architect Jerri Holan recounts the happenings at the 2014 California Preservation Conference.
May 4, 2014   UrbDeZine
The Toronto Star architecture critic Christopher Hume introduces a provocative premise - the city's "planning-by-default" approach is responsible for a skyline of sameness.
Oct 19, 2013   The Toronto Star
In a feature article and provocative editorial, The Architect's Newspaper seeks to examine the lead role that architects are playing in 'laying out the future of cities'.
Jul 13, 2013   The Architect's Newspaper
In an op-ed for Forbes, economist Carl Schramm argues that "the practice of city planning has escaped reality." He indicts planners, and the plans that cities produce, for ignoring the economic imperatives that constitute a successful city.
May 16, 2013   Forbes
Kimber Gabryszak is a county planner in Utah. She's also a competitor in the sledding sport of 'skeleton', and could be taking her first steps towards competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Nov 11, 2010   USA Today
Cities in California's Central Valley are looking at the economic downturn as an opportunity for planners to focus on long-range work. But layoffs in planning departments are making that hard to do.
Jun 22, 2010   The Modesto Bee
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts how planners should promote livable communities.
Oct 11, 2009   National Journal