Economic Gardening

Littleton, Colorado's healthier approach to economic development.

November 29 - Chris Gibbons


Editorial Cartoon

November 20 - Gus Salzar


Los Angeles' Vision for Neighborhood Empowerment

Los Angeles' new Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is creating a system of neighborhood councils to restructure city government and local planning. Will it succeed?

October 25 - Bill Christopher


Why Measure Smart Growth?

If smart growth can be measured, cities and regions can be evaluated against specific performance standards, and our communities can grow smarter. But can it be done?

September 15 - Stan Ross


Infrastructure Planning is Key to Smart Growth

Speed has become far more important than storage in moving goods. The success of your regional trade industry will depend on it. Are you planning for it?

August 30 - W. Blake Baird


Wanted: Fast Growing Technology Company

The booming success of e-commerce and the accompanying revenue it generates for the cities where it locates has made dot.coms the businesses to have in your community.

August 16 - Larry Kosmont


California's Housing Policies Create Slums

California cities are being pressured to slow growth and preserve open space. Yet the state's population continues to grow rapidly. The result will be acute housing shortages that create the nation's largest slums in California.

August 1 - Anthony Downs

Assistant/Associate Planner

Bossier City - Parish MPC

Principal Planner – Advanced Plans

Wichita-Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Planning Department

Planning Officer

City of Bangor

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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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.

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