Planning

Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins, of the landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm SWA, describe the benefits of a design process that empowers people and communities to participate. Exclusive
1 hour ago  By Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins
Richmond, Virginia is launching a planning study aimed at maximizing the benefits of a proposed bus rapid transit system connecting the city and its surrounding metropolitan area.
Jul 13, 2015   Richmond Times-Dispatch
In the ongoing quest to better measure the use of streets by all modes—a new tool could be a game changer for transportation engineers, planners, and advocates alike.
Jul 11, 2015   Streetsblog USA
EfficientGov recently delved into one of the age-old questions of planning.
Jul 2, 2015   EfficientGov
A non-profit called the Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corp. will employ the New York City Planning department as a paid contractor as it creates a plan for the neighborhood of Flushing West.
Jul 2, 2015   Crain's New York Business
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The headline asks one of the big questions prompted by Planetizen’s interview with Denver Pla Blog Post
Jul 1, 2015   By Dean Saitta
The rural county of Story in Iowa, located to the north of Des Moines, is launching a planning process that will set a 20-year planning agenda for the county's 90,000 residents.
Jul 1, 2015   Ames Tribune
Portland is picking up momentum on fitful long-term planning efforts along the east bank of the Willamette River.
Jun 25, 2015   The Oregonian
New federal programs are enabling planning processes that deliver positive outcomes for a broader scope of the population. Seattle provides an example of how federal money is supporting the success of inclusive planning processes.
Jun 22, 2015   Next City
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Amid growing skepticism, an international gathering examines the useful benefits for an age of critical urban challenges. Exclusive
Jun 3, 2015  By Michael Mehaffy
Gensler, along with partners in China, is exploring ways to implement 3D printing technology. It's time for planners to start letting their imaginations run wild with possibilities.
May 24, 2015   Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research