planning history

March 6, 2015, 11am PST
Oakland, as the urban counterpart to San Francisco in the Bay Area, is on a lot of people's radar as a place to improve on some of the lessons of recent waves of urbanization. What planning precedents shaped the city on the other side of the Bay?
The Urbanist
March 3, 2015, 12pm PST
Historic planning documents, like those found in the APA's Planning Advisory Service, are full of lessons about how past planning doctrines failed their intentions, and it's always a good time for planners to re-evaluate their antecedents.
Strong Towns
Blog post
April 15, 2012, 7am PDT
Walker Wells
Blog post
August 31, 2010, 12pm PDT

In recent blogs I have written about places and plans in many different locales and through time. Students often ask, “do I need to visit places to know about them”?

Ann Forsyth
August 16, 2010, 10am PDT
An interesting post appeared on the Public Servant Blog a few days ago. The list includes Amsterdam, Eugene, Oregon; Ponce Center City, Puerto Rico; and the city of Philadelphia among others.
Public Servant Blog