Journal Of The American Planning Association

The increased proximity provided by more compact and centralized development is about ten times more influential than vehicle traffic speed on the number of destinations that people can reach within a given travel time.
Dec 26, 2012   Journal Of The American Planning Association
Urban planning professors from the University of Kansas suggest that televising community meetings and using techniques from reality TV could significantly increase participation.
Oct 28, 2011   Journal Of The American Planning Association
A new study out in JAPA this week details the fire codes, zoning codes, subdivision regulations, etc., that prevent manufactured housing from being built.
Jan 14, 2010   Journal Of The American Planning Association
An index of walkability incorporates land use, street connectivity, net residential density, and retail floor area ratios, with health-related outcomes in King County, Washington.
Feb 7, 2006   Journal Of The American Planning Association
A new academic article shows that rail passenger forecasts are regularly overestimated by a staggering average of 106%.
Apr 13, 2005   Journal Of The American Planning Association
Studying how urban form changes over time, this study evaluates the success of a city with one of the nation's leading anti-sprawl initiatives.
Apr 14, 2004   Journal Of The American Planning Association
A study in the Spring, 2003 issue of JAPA finds that roads just redistribute growth, but transit-oriented development could balance the disparities.
May 20, 2003   Journal Of The American Planning Association
A JAPA article, "Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie" generates international debate.
Jul 17, 2002   Journal Of The American Planning Association