Education & Careers

January 9, 2017, 2pm PST
A collection of planning and transportation experts humbly submits a list of words and terms that have lost their value (if they ever had any to begin with).
Next City
January 6, 2017, 1pm PST
A do-it-yourself survey effort reveals some of the facts about what's it like to work as a transportation planner.
Next City
January 2, 2017, 5am PST
It's been 500 years since Thomas More penned his classic Utopia. With the benefit of hindsight, Los Angeles area planner, Jodie Sackett, reviews some of the key ingredients More believed necessary for a utopian society.
UrbDeZine
December 27, 2016, 8am PST
Graduate students pursuing the Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have been collaborating this semester with NeighborWorks Lincoln and city and county partners to assess local neighborhoods.
University of Nebraska College of Architecture
December 26, 2016, 7am PST
Pete Rodrigue pulls from multiple studies, arguing that zoning contributes to an education gap between rich and poor students. Housing costs lie at the heart of the problem.
Greater Greater Washington
Feature
December 19, 2016, 2pm PST
No Electoral College needed: these were the most popular Planetizen posts from the year 2016.
James Brasuell
December 12, 2016, 2pm PST
The fourth annual edition of holiday gift ideas for that "plannerd" in your life, from L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.
UrbDeZine
Feature
November 30, 2016, 2pm PST
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the best books published in 2016 on the subjects of planning, design, and development.
James Brasuell and Josh Stephens
Feature
November 14, 2016, 2pm PST
Professional doctorates or certificates of advanced graduate study (CAGS) can offer an alternative to a PH.D. for planners looking to expand their education beyond the master's degree.
Justin B. Hollander and Amanda Kohn
November 12, 2016, 5am PST
L.A. County Planner Clement Lau issues his annual list of his favorite conferences for urban design professionals in the upcoming year.
UrbDeZine
November 1, 2016, 2pm PDT
After receiving a large grant to study poverty and income inequality, the Hutchins Center of African and African-American Studies finds itself having to justify the need to study the problems, rather than spending that money on programs or services.
The Boston Globe
Feature
October 31, 2016, 4pm PDT
This October, the American Planning Association celebrated National Community Planning Month, or #PlanningMonth for short.
James Brasuell
September 17, 2016, 7am PDT
The Urbanist is publishing a series of articles focusing on the leadership of women is shaping the past, present, and future of Seattle.
The Urbanist
Feature
September 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
2016 has produced an eclectic, imitative mix of titles to the urban library.
Josh Stephens
September 15, 2016, 6am PDT
As the economists would say: Americans are less mobile than ever. What does this mean for the economy?
indeed blog
September 12, 2016, 8am PDT
The account of how the terror and tragedy of 9/11 led an urban planner from working for a private consulting firm to working in the public sector.
UrbDeZine
Blog post
August 29, 2016, 11am PDT
Making better places is a core value for many planners, but don’t let a lack of passion stand between you and a strong career in planning.
Pete Sullivan
August 26, 2016, 8am PDT
Mayor-Elect Steinberg enters City Hall as a leader with a unique opportunity to enact sustainable infill policies he championed in the California Legislature.
The Planning Report
August 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
One Tanzanian nonprofit is putting the focus on skill-building to fight poverty. David Lambert, an engineer with Arup, discusses the nonprofit's latest endeavor, a new vocational school near the town of Same.
Doggerel
July 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
How one firm is integrating sharing economy principles to bolster Chicago's public schools.
Doggerel