Engage with Planetizen

Planetizen is all about making connections, and we encourage you to engage with us in whatever ways suit your interests.

Create an Account:
Create an account to to track your news submissions, comment, and make purchases.

Receive the Planetizen Newswire
We send a free twice-weekly email newsletter with the top urban planning news.

Plug into RSS Feed
Planetizen offers a bunch of feeds. If you want to get all the content in one convenient feed use this one. For the latests jobs, select this one. And for the latest announcements, select this one.

Link to Planetizen
We happily grant permission for third-party sites to link to any content on our website, so long as you attribute the link to Planetizen. Websites are also welcomed to link to the Planetizen homepage.

Contribute News
Got a tip? Found a great article that we should publish? Let us know.

Write an Editorial
We welcome thoughtful editorials and feature articles of approximately 1,000-2,000 words. Please email [email protected] with a brief description of your proposed editorial and a brief bio.

We invite writers in the planning community to blog for the Planetizen Blog. Email [email protected] us know if you think you’re up to the challenge.

We're always looking for experienced instructors to teach (on a fee basis) for Planetizen Courses

Correspondent Program
If you'd like to regularly curate news summaries for Planetizen, we offer a special correspondent program and designation as a Planetizen Correspondent. Send us an email and your resume: [email protected]

Learn (Fee-based)
Watch videos on your computer, tablet, or mobile device, and learn how to use the latest technologies like Photoshop, SketchUp, CommunityViz, GIS, and Google Earth, or update your knowledge about issues like ethics and law to earn AICP CM credits. Visit Planetizen Courses.

Buy Stuff
Books. DVDs. City ties, scarves and s-shirts. Gift certificates. Even a kid’s book about planning. Looking for a planning gift? We've got you covered. Visit the Planetizen Store.

Post a Job (Fee-based)
The best candidates are often not searching for a new position–they’re already happily employed. Planetizen Jobs puts your employment listing in front of a national planning audience.

Post an Announcement (Fee-based)
A Planetizen Announcement is the best, most affordable, and easiest way to reach thousands of professionals in the planning, design and development community.

Advertise (Fee-based)
If you're looking to reach the urban planning community, talk to us. We can help you reach the community. More information about Advertising.

Publish your Book
Our publishing division, Planetizen Press, is always on the lookout for new authors. Send us an email: [email protected]

Do you want to partner with Planetizen to offer a service or co-produce a feature article? Send us an email: [email protected]

Embed Planetizen News on Your Website
Display the latest urban planning and development news headlines, announcements, and jobs on your own website. No technical experience required. If you can cut and paste text, you can integrate the Planetizen WebFeed into your website.

Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

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Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.