Community participation can be rough. Residents regularly chastise and yell at city officials, developers, and planners. I once attended a meeting where a speaker threw objects towards city council members. Groups use the legal system to obstruct individual project and broader plans. Blog Post
Jun 10, 2014 By
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.
Jul 11, 2013 Citiwire
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? Exclusive
Nov 5, 2012 By
<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>
May 7, 2008 The Wash Park Prophet