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Education & Careers

October 9, 2019, 9am PDT
The metropolitan areas with a lot of planning jobs, the highest paying planning jobs, and a growing number of planning jobs.
CityLab
Feature
September 12, 2019, 5am PDT
The career of Emily Yasukochi, senior associate at Nelson\Nygaard, has offered an incredible variety of experience and institutions considering it's all been centered around transit and sustainable transportation.
James Brasuell
Feature
September 4, 2019, 5am PDT
Mitchell Silver, commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, former planning director of Raleigh, and former president of the APA, discusses the aspirations and realities of a long, successful career in planning.
James Brasuell
Feature
September 3, 2019, 8am PDT
The 6th 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.
James Brasuell
August 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
An Urban Land Institute program brings students into the discussion and gives them the tools to make a difference in the planning processes that define their communities.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 19, 2019, 8am PDT
The Living Cully coalition prioritizes the well-being of long term, lower-income residents with future-building revitalization projects.
Next City
July 4, 2019, 1pm PDT
Land grant universities are, by design, tasked with benefitting the communities in which they are located. The recent track record on that mission is mixed, according to a recent book on the subject.
Governing
June 10, 2019, 5am PDT
The University of South Florida and Washington State University were chosen as the locations for new University Transportation Centers (UTCs) over 51 competitors. There are now UTCs at 37 universities.
Smart Cities Dive
May 24, 2019, 11am PDT
Analysis of homelessness data for school-aged youth in U.S. cities.
River Oaks
May 19, 2019, 1pm PDT
A middle schooler reviews the top three city building games on the market in 2019.
Grant Reviews Blog
Blog post
May 8, 2019, 2pm PDT
The study of gentrification took center stage at the recent conference of the Urban Affairs Association. It's up to planners to put all of that research to good use.
Josh Stephens
May 6, 2019, 6am PDT
For those of us who could stand to learn more about zoning, Nolan Gray gives us a list of suggested reading material for the beginner on up.
Market Urbanism
April 23, 2019, 10am PDT
D.C. youth collaborate with local hip hop artists to create planning inspired music video.
Curbed Washington D.C.
Feature
April 14, 2019, 10am PDT
With so many applications and intersections, planning can be hard to define. Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell is in San Francisco searching for meaning.
James Brasuell
April 14, 2019, 7am PDT
Couldn't make it to San Francisco for the 2019 National Planning Conference? Live vicariously through the magic of the Internet.
American Planning Association
Blog post
February 28, 2019, 8am PST
Courtney Knapp of the Pratt Institute writes about a recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research
JPER
Feature
February 11, 2019, 5am PST
A report on the current state of Internet technologies, policies, and content management systems adopted by 600 cities across the United States, including recommended steps cities should take to improve technology assets in 2019.
William Riggs, Chris Steins, Shivani G. Shukla
Feature
December 27, 2018, 5am PST
We crunched the numbers on all the features, blog posts, and news articles we published in 2018 to figure out which made the biggest splash with readers.
James Brasuell
Blog post
December 21, 2018, 5am PST
Ten years ago I wrote "Graduate School 2008: Nuts and Bolts of Applying". As deadlines draw near for this year’s round of applications it is a good time to revisit and update this advice.
Ann Forsyth
December 13, 2018, 2pm PST
Over 2,223 articles covering 37 years of planning issues in the West now available online for free.
The Western Planner