Rick Bishop, AICP

Feature
December 24, 2007, 3am PST
Keeping track of the weird things that occur in the planning and government world – from rules prohibiting screaming on amusement park rides to “green” cremation techniques – isn't really necessary. But someone should do it anyway.
Rick Bishop, AICP
Feature
December 28, 2006, 7am PST
Keeping track of the weird things that occur in the planning and government world -- from Barry Manilow to brothels -- isn't really necessary. But someone should do it anyways.
Rick Bishop, AICP
Feature
August 14, 2006, 5am PDT
Planners who have a hard time persuading elected officials or the public at large should take a cue from the late attorney Johnnie Cochran and come up with a phrase that will stick in the minds of citizens.
Rick Bishop, AICP
Feature
December 19, 2005, 7am PST

Problems with nomenclature may prevent "smart growth" -- or high-density housing -- from being used appropriately, including targeting the right audience.

Rick Bishop, AICP
Feature
November 10, 2003, 12am PST
Wacky, wild, and cartoonish architectural design, although eerily reminiscent of the "gaudy, cheesy, and tacky" schemes of the 1950s and 60s, reinvigorates southern California cities with much-needed visual interest.
Rick Bishop, AICP
Feature
June 10, 2002, 12am PDT
Regional planning makes sense, but it won't just happen because it's "good planning."
Rick Bishop, AICP