Education & Careers

Feature
November 30, 2017, 9am PST
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the best books published in 2017 on the subjects of planning, design, and development.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
November 21, 2017, 11am PST
Robert Steuteville reviews Cities Alive, by Michael Mehaffy, describing the newly released book as "an important analysis for urbanism."
Public Square: A CNU Journal
November 21, 2017, 7am PST
Blogger and planners Pete Saunders is acknowledging black urbanists from all over the spectrum of civic involvement.
The Corner Side Yard
October 24, 2017, 11am PDT
An annual sampling of some of the best professional development conferences in the coming year for the planning and design professions, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.
UrbDeZine
October 19, 2017, 6am PDT
All stories are purposeful. They’re meant to entertain or inform or inspire to action. If you're a storyteller for a placemaking initiative, Ben Brown says you'd better have a happily ever after.
PlaceShakers
October 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
There are two types of doctorate degrees in urban planning. Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner with one of them, explains the difference and why, with no plans to be a professor, he pursued one of these degrees.
UrbDeZine
October 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
One of the most influential, and controversial, figures of modern architecture and design is more accessible than ever.
Arch Daily
Feature
October 9, 2017, 8am PDT
These are the people that have had the most influence on the places and environments that we call home.
Planetizen
October 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington contributors put their heads together and came up with a list of the favorite podcasts.
Greater Greater Washington
September 25, 2017, 8am PDT
A new project is intended to forge connections between research and practice in the world of urbanism.
Public Square
Feature
September 7, 2017, 8am PDT
After accepting nearly 200 nominees for consideration, we're asking for votes to determine the "Most Influential Urbanists" of all time.
Planetizen
August 23, 2017, 12pm PDT
The American Society of Landscape Architects' list of podcasts for landscape architects is heavy on planning-related content.
THE DIRT
Feature
August 21, 2017, 5am PDT
The world has changed since Planetizen crowdsourced its "Top Urban Thinkers" in 2009. Which urban planners, designers, doers, and dreamers do you think have had the most influence on the world?
Planetizen
August 13, 2017, 9am PDT
A free camp for young people in Brooklyn is teaching kids to appreciate the science and art of planning.
Smart Cities Dive
August 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Educators in Washington, D.C. are expanding on the "Safety Town" concept to teach grade schoolers how to be safe in traffic as well as about street design and the merits of different kinds of streets.
Greater Greater Washington
July 26, 2017, 1pm PDT
"A hungry world is not a just world," says one of the local residents quoted in this story about a community garden in Denver.
The Denver Post
Feature
July 25, 2017, 5am PDT
Tourists are often drawn to downtown museums, sightseeing tours, and high-end restaurants. But if these travelers want to truly understand a city’s full story, they may need to take a bit of a detour.
Tara Lerman
July 21, 2017, 10am PDT
A majority of Americans of both parties support raising the gas tax to pay for road improvements. Could it provide the source of the $200 billion in federal funds for Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan?
Bloomberg Politics
July 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
Emory University wants the city of Atlanta to annex its campus. Transit benefits and more could await.
The Wall Street Journal
Feature
June 13, 2017, 9am PDT
The 5th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs is now available. The new Guide includes Planetizen's updated ranking of the Top 25 graduate urban planning programs.
The Planetizen Team