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2020

Feature
May 5, 2021, 12pm PDT
The American Planning Association's 2021 National Planning Conference started streaming this morning, with an obvious focus on equity and the historical role of the planning profession in perpetuating systemic racism.
James Brasuell
April 15, 2021, 6am PDT
A large number of local leaders are leaving office ahead of schedule; many report Covid burnout as the cause of their departure.
The New York Times
March 10, 2021, 8am PST
A year of intense challenges also offers a chance to break from the unsustainable, inequitable status quo.
Island Press
February 15, 2021, 11am PST
The pandemic and political mismanagement are continuing to have an effect on the 2020 Census.
NPR
February 5, 2021, 5am PST
The State of Place blog is offering a pop quiz designed to help you diagnose the kind of post-2020 city-maker you are.
State of Place
Blog post
February 3, 2021, 7am PST
Many companies set goals to achieve by 2020 and came up short, while the effects of climate change were more obvious than ever in the year that was 2020.
James Brasuell
January 12, 2021, 10am PST
The decrease in U.S. economic activity during the pandemic year of 2020 reduced the country's greenhouse gas emissions by 10.3 percent.
Rhodium Group
Blog post
January 7, 2021, 12pm PST
The latest in a series of compendia tackling the effects of the pandemic, now and in the future, for cities and communities.
James Brasuell
Feature
January 5, 2021, 12pm PST
If ever there was a doubt about the sheer depth and breadth of intersectionality found in the practice and theory of planning, the pandemic provides daily reminders.
James Brasuell
December 31, 2020, 12pm PST
The pandemic didn't help, but this moment has been a long time coming, and the delay is bad news for President Trump efforts to exclude undocumented immigrants from the count.
The Hill
Feature
December 31, 2020, 7am PST
If ever there was a doubt about the sheer depth and breadth of intersectionality found in the practice and theory of planning, the pandemic provides daily reminders.
James Brasuell
December 29, 2020, 7am PST
An annual review of the world of architecture and design from design critics at the Dallas Morning News and Curbed.
Medium
Feature
December 28, 2020, 5am PST
The most-read news, features, and blogs on Planetizen in that year that was 2020.
James Brasuell
December 21, 2020, 9am PST
The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies releases its "The State of the Nation’s Housing 2020" report last month.
Housing Matters
December 21, 2020, 5am PST
Homes in suburban and even rural locations were hot commodities on the pandemic real estate market, according to an industry report.
Inman News
December 16, 2020, 10am PST
Even with the world shut down, many California planning issues continued to be debated online, fought over in court, enacted in city halls, and realized on the ground. And yet, racial equity and the pandemic are the defining stories of 2020.
California Planning & Development Report
December 16, 2020, 6am PST
A new report by RentCafé reveals the extent of the pandemic's influence on the rental market—so far.
RentCafé
Feature
December 14, 2020, 8am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the best of the planning Internet in a year inextricably defined by the uncertainty and constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.
James Brasuell
Blog post
December 8, 2020, 5am PST
Planetizen shares the latest in a series of compendia tackling the effects of the pandemic, now and in the future, for cities and communities.
James Brasuell
Feature
December 7, 2020, 8am PST
The latest edition of Planetizen's annual list of songs about places, for all the audiophiles with a passion for place.
James Brasuell