Long Term Planning

Planners in Copenhagen are bringing new meaning to the concept of long-term planning. A 10-person team is focused solely on envisioning how the city will adapt to the next 90 years of climate change.
Oct 9, 2013   The Guardian
Speaking at a recent Urban Land Institute series organized to discuss Vancouver in 2050, three of the city's former planning directors expressed grave concerns over the city's ability to adequately handle its future growth, reports Jeff Lee.
Jul 17, 2012   Vancouver Sun
A downtown plan created a vision for development in San Francisco, but couldn't guide the social and cultural changes the city would see over the past 25 years.
Jul 28, 2011   San Francisco Chronicle
Abu Dhabi has released a new 20-year plan. It planners argue that it will be flexible enough to withstand changes in the global economy, should they come.
Jul 1, 2011   Times of Oman
A new survey of Londoners shows that improved transportation is seen as the most likely long-term benefit from hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Jun 22, 2011   Rail.co
As Shanghai prepares to host the World Expo beginning next month, the aftertaste of over-investment in Beijing's 2008 Summer Olympics and that event's now-empty venues is causing some to question the wisdom of the Expo and its long-term impact.
Apr 20, 2010   The Washington Post
Much of the land use plan is focused on what will not be used -- areas set aside as urban preserves.
Feb 28, 2010   The Oregonian
<p>This editorial argues that cities should build transit the way they used to build cathedrals: with a long-term mindset from the start.</p>
Mar 10, 2008   The Ottawa Citizen