Planning Profession

Blog post
August 4, 2015, 10am PDT
Current planning models places housing affordability and preservation fundamentally at odds with one another. We must be willing to re-evaluate our processes if we are to truly move forward.
Reuben Duarte
February 25, 2015, 10am PST
Urban planning can be an exciting and rewarding profession. It can also be extremely political and sometimes downright boring.
Civicly
Blog post
June 10, 2014, 5am PDT
With increasing skepticism and conflict towards planners and planning projects, we must ask ourselves: Is the power and politics now vested in "community participation" undermining the planning profession?
Reuben Duarte
July 11, 2013, 1pm PDT
After several years spent facing strong professional headwinds, former APA president Mitchell Silver is encouraged to see planners revitalizing the profession by embracing their roots.
Citiwire
Feature
November 5, 2012, 3pm PST
Ed Blakely indicts the planning profession for failing to protect our communities from the threat of a changing climate. How can we plan places that serve as bulwarks from the worst physical traumas, while providing economic and social resiliency?
Edward J. Blakely
May 7, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>One of the top political bloggers in Colorado expounds against the planning profession. He lays blame for most cities' ills at their feet.</p>
The Wash Park Prophet