Searching for Clearer Climate Change Messaging
Although clear climate communication is more important than ever, many people find even basic terminology about climate change confusing, research shows.
The 'Garbage Language' of Planning
The language we use as planners can serve many purposes and often hinders good communication rather than fostering it.
City Planning Technology, 2019 Benchmarking Study
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.
The 'Worst-Connected Cities' in the United States
Here are the cities where residents are the least likely to have a broadband Internet connection in their home.
Europe Will Lag Behind in 5G Adoption
While there are differences in the user cases of early adopters, around the world it is clear that Europeans will have to wait a bit longer to enjoy the speed, low latency, and reliability of 5G networks.
Ten Ways to Frame Constructive Housing Messages
There are lots of arguments available for people that want to oppose new housing projects, but what are a few guiding principles for framing a supportive and constructive housing conversation?
City Planning Department Technology Benchmarking Survey 2017
A report on the current state of Internet technology used by 600 cities across the United States, including recommended steps cities should take to improve their technology assets in 2017-2018.
City Planning Department Technology Benchmarking Survey 2015
The following report surveys the current state of Internet technology as employed by the planning departments of over 500 cities in the United States.
Santa Claus for Digital Natives
The death of suburban malls at the hands of online shopping is well documented. It turns out Santa also has a cyber proxy rendering the old way of doing things obsolete.
Lessons from Don Draper (for Planners)
Aside from inspiring a classy wardrobe, what can urban planners learn from characters like Don Draper and Peggy Olson? What cues should urban planners and policy makers take from the field of advertising to help pitch planning ideas?
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Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCOG)
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.