Urban Planning

Emerging from a half century of dictatorship, can Myanmar's principal city be a model of sustainable, democratic development?
Oct 6, 2014   Places Journal
Planning nerd bloggers like David Alpert of Greater Greater Washington are finding that they can have significant influence in the world of D.C. planning and development.
Sep 2, 2010   Washington City Paper
The L.A. Department of City Planning is experiencing radical changes in leadership, planning process, and organizational structure. The leaders--past, present, and, future--of planning in L.A. gathered in August to discuss a vision for the future.
Sep 2, 2010   The Planning Report
A Portland transit planner from the days when buses were the primary means of getting around says the system is headed in the wrong direction and service is declining.
Aug 23, 2010   EnzymePDX.com
Chinese urban sprawl has the potential to be transformed into urban sustainability.
Jul 29, 2010   TheCityFix
Building on the urban renaissance of the last decade that saw residential population increase for the first time since 1950, the City of Columbus has set a bold vision for the future with the adoption of the 2010 Downtown Columbus Strategic Plan.
Jul 21, 2010   The Columbus Dispatch
Scandinavian countries are often praised for the forward-looking planning practices associated with social democracy. Opinion
May 24, 2010   By Greg Smithsimon
Navi Mumbai was a planned community built in the 1960s to reduce congestion in the city. The design catered only to the rich, with a golf course and upscale residential development. With a mandate to get more diverse, Navi Mumbai is at a loss.
May 21, 2010   TheCityFix Mumbai
Former Albuquerque Mayor Martin J. Chavez writes that the great success of Mayor Bloomberg's PlanNYC is due in large part to a process that borrowed key principles from the business world.
Apr 20, 2010   Environmental Leader
Toronto's former chief planner Paul Bedford asked his students at Ryerson University to present 100-year plans to re-imagine Toronto.
Apr 6, 2010   The Toronto Star
Opinion
Mar 16, 2010   By Samuel Staley