Planning

If/Then, a new Broadway musical, describes two possible lives of a dynamic, intelligent, glamorous, detail-oriented, and somewhat wonky urban planner. The character is based on Amanda Burden, who recently-retired as New York City's planning director.
3 days ago   If/Then The Musical
Megan Lavalley may be the youngest planning commissioner ever, appointed to serve in Manchester, Vermont beginning Oct. 22nd.
Oct 14, 2009   The Manchester Journal
The L.A. City Planning Commission president and architect, Bill Roschen, talks about how the commission is implementing clear and consistent policies toward their goal of "Doing Real Planning" in Los Angeles.
Oct 6, 2009   The Planning Report
Two jobs in the Howard County Soil Conservation District were cut on Friday, leaving developers with plans in for review in the lurch. Officials are scrambling to find funding to get development rolling again.
Aug 31, 2009   The Washington Post
I previously lamented the apparent death of industrial use in our cities by the widespread application of terms like "post-industrial" and "rust-belt."  While semantics is an issue, let's not forget Opinion
Jul 16, 2009   By Scott Page
The future of Paris has been laid out by ten teams of architects and planners. The ideas are broad, futuristic, and innovative, but few are likely to be realized.
Jun 11, 2009   The New York Times
Boulder's open space planners are calling for the intervention of different interest groups, including dog lovers, equestrians and hikers, to set rules for the city's most popular trails.
Jun 9, 2009   Daily Camera
Ventura, CA, City Manager Rick Cole Op-ed argues for a comprehensive paradigm shift in the real estate and development industries.
Apr 5, 2009   The Planning Report
Cincinnati City Council has approved $50,000 in funding for the development of neighborhood-based form-based codes. The funding is the first step of 'Smart Code' implementation throughout several Cincinnati neighborhoods.
Feb 8, 2009   Building Cincinnati
Rats choose Manhattan because if its logical street grid, according to new research by a team of zoologists and geographers at Tel Aviv University, who are using rats to test wayfinding in cities.
Jan 16, 2009   Science Daily
Effective planning creates harmonious environments, according to this piece from <em>Xinhua</em>. Most Chinese planners, the author argues, have not embraced this idea.
Nov 9, 2008   Xinhua