Urban Planners

Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, AICP, explains why being able to tell a good story about plans and development is more valuable than any maps or pretty renderings.
Jul 25, 2011   Planning Commissioners Journal
In the new book of essays Reconsidering Jane Jacobs, Thomas J. Campanella says that noteworthy to practicing planners in 2011 is the final essay by Thomas J. Campanella wonders if urban planning is at risk of becoming trivial.
Jun 15, 2011   South Bend Examiner
Cartoonist Emily says that urban planners are "some of the sexiest, smartest, wittiest individuals you'll ever meet," and offers these tips for sly pickup lines that can't miss with the planning crowd.
May 27, 2011   By Tim Halbur
Once again, US News and World Report singles out the world of planning as one of the best careers for the coming year. But the online comments tell another story.
Dec 20, 2010   US News and World Report
<em>U.S. News and World Report</em> has named urban planning one of its 50 top careers for 2010.
Dec 31, 2009   U.S. News And World Report
Planetizen is creating a list of the most important people who have shaped urban places, and we want to know what you think. Vote on people nominated by the Planetizen community, or suggest your own. The polls close September 7. Exclusive
Aug 6, 2009  By Planetizen
NYT columnist David Brooks compares the dreams for a more compact, less car-dependent lifestyle of many urban planners with the findings of a Pew Research poll on the types of communities Americans want to live in, and they are not like Amsterdam.
Feb 17, 2009   The New York Times