3 Myths About Rural America and How to Debunk Them
The effort to debunk common myths about rural America in academia and the news media continues.
Urban Planning, Explained
Planetizen and Planetizen Courses teamed up to film this short video that aims to clarify the field of urban planning in a world full of plans and planning.
Zoning Codes, Explained
Looking for a way to describe zoning codes, and their role in city planning, to a newcomer to the field? Maybe start here.
The Four Kinds of Housing that Help the Homeless
Projects to add housing resources to help give homeless people a roof over the head have run into all sorts of public opposition—often times fueled by ignorance of how different kinds of homeless housing options work.
A Public Service Announcement to Explain Newfangled Bike Infrastructure
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation set up a website to explain the new rules of the multi-modal road.
Explained: The Jargon of Housing Policy
Definitions of 17 commonly misunderstood housing policy terms.
Explained: Community Land Trusts
Wondering what a Community Land Trust is? Look no further.
Explained: Mobility as a Service
Mobility as a Service, or MaaS for short, is a buzzword you've probably seen a lot of in recent months.
Video Explainer: The Magic of Shared Streets
Most people would probably assume a shared street, with no signs, lanes, or other regulatory infrastructure, is an accident waiting to happen. More and more cities are proving the opposite.
What's a Stroad and Why Do Stroads Matter?
An explainer post on that much-lamented feature of contemporary communities—the stroad.
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Mpact: Mobility, Community, Possibility
Lassen County Planning and Building Services
City of San Carlos
National Capital Planning Commission
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.