Planning

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Planners and public health professionals in Maine are working together to increase opportunities for physical activity and active transportation.
Dec 4, 2015   Maine Association of Planners Front Page
$2.25 million in funding exemplifies the broadening focus of the American Planning Association on public health outcomes at the local level.
Nov 25, 2015   American Planning Association
The Minneapolis area yields two case studies of troubled sites, home to big box retailers, finally rejoining the community.
Nov 21, 2015   MinnPost
The Oregon Department of Transportation is showing leadership among state transportation agencies by adopting a new pedestrian and bicycle plan. With a first draft on the street, the early reviews are coming in.
Nov 17, 2015   Bike Portland
The Planning Accreditation Board, the body tasked with the accreditation process of planning programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level, will update its standards over the next month.
Nov 16, 2015   Next City
A zoning controversy in a neighborhood in New Orleans has locals questioning how well the city's new Comprehensive Zoning Plan reflects the city's Master Plan.
Nov 14, 2015   The Lens
The big, contentious question of contemporary downtowns is under consideration in Dallas: Is there too much parking or not enough parking?
Nov 11, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Left behind in business-as-usual city planning processes: low income and racial minority residents who rely on biking for transportation.
Nov 5, 2015   Next City
New Jersey is either completely lacking a proper city, or one, big, giant city—depending on who you ask. One researcher believes its unique variety of urban sprawl offers lessons for the shaping of more holistic communities.
Nov 4, 2015   MIT Industrial Liaison Program
Of all the sub-topics in urban planning and design, the ones likely to generate the most anxiety are those where land use planning intersects with economic development. Ben Brown ruminates.
Nov 2, 2015   PlaceShakers