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May 20, 2020, 7am PDT
Findings from graduating doctoral students undertaking urban-related research.
Penn IUR Urban Link
May 11, 2020, 5am PDT
Looking for intellectual reinforcements as the country enters the third month of social distancing and stay-at-home-orders? Listen up.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 6, 2020, 11am PDT
Big cities suffered the worst economic effects if the pandemic as of March, according to April data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Brookings
May 6, 2020, 10am PDT
San Diego City Council President Georgette Gomez discusses the critical value of providing accessible and factual information and resources to the city’s diverse constituents during this unprecedented public health crisis.
The Planning Report
May 5, 2020, 9am PDT
Professionals working in the built and natural environments have been through tough times before. A recent webinar offered a few prominent urban designers a chance to discuss how they coped with the last big economic downturn.
CNU Public Square
Feature
May 4, 2020, 7am PDT
Online misinformation has been unavoidable, but the Internet is also full of tools essential for understanding the changed world of COVID-19.
James Brasuell
April 30, 2020, 11am PDT
Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner on the extensive and unprecedented challenges the district—its students, families, faculty and staff—face in the transition to remote ‘distance learning.’
The Planning Report
April 24, 2020, 6am PDT
The Architecture Billings Index for March 2020 set new standards of collapse.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 20, 2020, 7am PDT
The conference had been postponed with the potential of being rescheduled later this year.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 13, 2020, 10am PDT
University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez shares the University of California's real-time response to the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting economic and pedagogical impacts for the system.
The Planning Report
April 9, 2020, 8am PDT
Listen in as planners discuss the response of the profession to the coronavirus pandemic in California.
APA California via YouTube
March 25, 2020, 12pm PDT
While cities may be shut down, city planners have not turned off the lights. Planning departments around California, which is mostly on lockdown, have resorted to working from home. Long-range planning could even benefit.
California Planning & Development Report
March 18, 2020, 5am PDT
A sad day for the planning profession, as the American Planning Association makes the hard, but necessary decision to cancel the 2020 National Planning Conference.
American Planning Association
March 10, 2020, 11am PDT
Planning conferences are among the events experiencing the effects of Coronavirus mitigation measures.
Chicago Tribune
Feature
February 28, 2020, 5am PST
Few social media sites offer the same kind of diversity of information and opinion to a field of study than Twitter does for planning.
James Brasuell
February 10, 2020, 5am PST
The traditional narratives about the history of planning fail to note the role of Black urbanists, as well as the effect of planning policies on Black Americans.
Planning Magazine
Blog post
February 6, 2020, 6am PST
Sergio Peña, of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Mexico, writes about a recent article he authored in the Journal of Planing Education and Research.
JPER
Blog post
January 28, 2020, 5am PST
Urban analytics has the potential to benefit both planners and the world. Here' are a few ways that new data-based approaches can open new levels of analysis and understanding.
Kayla Matthews
Feature
December 27, 2019, 1pm PST
The most-read news, features, and blogs on Planetizen in 2019.
James Brasuell
December 16, 2019, 2pm PST
Winners of an annual award for innovation in planning curriculum were announced earlier this year, and applications for 2020's award will be open until February.
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