Los Angeles County planner Clement Lau review of the book "Working with Planning Consultants."
Jul 3, 2014 UrbDeZine
Resent research in JPER details the role of planners in protecting the public from the risks associated with pipelines (open access until August 15, 2014). Opinion
Jul 3, 2014 By
The Historic Millwork District Master Plan, approved in 2009, provides exemplary solutions in historic preservation, parking requirements, and environmental standards, all now rewarding the city of Dubuque, Iowa with economic development. Exclusive
Jul 3, 2014 By
Last weekend, I visited Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. Rock Creek Park is quite different from the parks I am used to in New York City, both in good ways and in bad ways. Opinion
Jun 30, 2014 By
Architect Dave Hampton reviews the 2nd annual Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network workshop held June 11 in Chicago.
Jun 27, 2014 UrbDeZine
An academic look at unauthorized housing in the Los Angeles area: Interview of Jacob Wegmann by Los Angeles County Planner Jonathan Bell
Jun 21, 2014 UrbDeZine
Eric Jaffe reports on a simulation method used by the Regional Plan Association to bridge gaps in community engagement while developing the Fourth Regional Plan.
May 26, 2014 CityLab
When I posted about the logic (and illogic) of NIMBYism in March, I got a bucketful of responses on this blog—some friendly, some hostile. Opinion
May 5, 2014 By
A research team at MIT Urban Studies and Planning, led by Susan Silberberg, released a paper examining “the interactions between placemaking, community participation, and the expanding ways communities are collaborating to make great public places.”
Apr 21, 2014 Project For Public Spaces
Bill Fulton says a legal challenge from the building industry may teach a useful lesson: the California Environmental Quality Act isn't the only tool planners can use to keep projects and their occupants out of harm's way
Mar 28, 2014 California Planning & Development Report