Comprehensive Plan

The Anchorage Assembly has updated its land use regulations to allow taller apartments and spur redevelopment and infill in neighborhoods near major transit corridors and the employment centers of Downtown and Midtown.
Oct 16, 2015   Alaska Dispatch News
Charles Marohn, known as a reformed traffic engineer that launched Strong Towns, recently debated Randall O'Toole, known as the anti-planner. Recommended for understanding the conflicts that arise on the right side of the political spectrum.
Sep 17, 2015   Strong Towns
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In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Ken Bowers, AICP, discusses how the city of Raleigh will rely on the city's new comprehensive plan and development code to accommodate 100,000 new residents by 2030. Exclusive
Jul 6, 2015  By Josh Stephens
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When Lee Einsweiler and Colin Scarff at Code Studio (Austin, Texas) completed a draft of the Zoning Code Evaluation Report for the city of Los Angeles' massive zoning code rewrite project, they ran into the same problem they've encountered dozens of times across the country. Blog Post
Jun 2, 2015   By Chris Steins
The city of Albuquerque joins the ranks of the cities around the country overhauling their zoning and planning mechanisms.
Feb 9, 2015   Albuquerque Journal
Liven up your comprehensive planning effort Texas style. Matthew Lewis, Development Director for the city of San Marcos, used everything from Legos to "design rodeos" (i.e. Texas charrettes) to get to common ground.
May 21, 2013   PlaceShakers
After a two-year effort, the City of El Paso adopted a new comprehensive plan this week. Based on smart growth and sustainability principles, author Kaid Benfield calls it "among the best, most articulate comprehensive plans" he's ever seen.
Mar 8, 2012   Switchboard
In many ways, the Great Recession has been a frightening time for planners. As development slowed, the flow of applications submitted for new development slowed from its torrent at the height of the housing boom to the trickle it is today.  With the Blog Post
Oct 4, 2011   By Justin Steinmann
Trans_City Architecture and Urbanism have unveiled a comprehensive plan for Jacmel, Haiti. Highlights of the plan, which took a year and a half to draw up, include prefab homes that work around the city's "topographical challenges."
Sep 21, 2011   International Business Times
  It is conventional wisdom in some circles that "comprehensive planning" and sprawl are polar opposites- that planning is the enemy of sprawl. Blog Post
Sep 15, 2011   By Michael Lewyn
Community leaders argue that the recently approved Philadelphia comprehensive plan does more for developers than the working class in this op-ed.
Aug 16, 2011   Philadelphia Inquirer