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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
May 21, 2019, 6am PDT
The Go Cultivate! podcast recently discussed the question of public trust in local government planning.
Strong Towns
April 1, 2019, 9am PDT
Pundits agree that planners need to prepare for self-driving cars. Self-driving cars still need to prepare for planners.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
February 26, 2019, 6am PST
The arrival of Amazon's HQ2 facility in Northern Virginia is expected to multiply development investment in the area, requiring more planners to review project proposals.
Washington Business Journal
Blog post
January 28, 2019, 5am PST
The world is changing, and city planners are changing along with it.
Kayla Matthews
December 26, 2018, 8am PST
The APA noted that the 115th Congress was "marked by divisive rhetoric, partisan stalemates, and threats to programs on which local communities rely." At the end of the year, however, it could still celebrate substantial victories.
American Planning Association
October 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
An exposé of a local urban planner isn't something you see every day—especially in Montana. Meet Julia Crain, of Butte, Montana.
Montana Standard
September 28, 2018, 11am PDT
The New York Department of City Planning (DCP) released the first in a series of videos introducing DCP staffers to the world.
NYC Planning
August 7, 2018, 6am PDT
A gaming video on the popular City Beautiful YouTube channel shows of the Sim City skills of a professional city planner.
City Beautiful
August 6, 2018, 5am PDT
A professor of planning calls out the emotional abuse facing planners—from professional colleagues in related fields, from elected officials, and from the public.
Lisa Schweitzer
Feature
June 4, 2018, 6am PDT
An interview with Seattle Planning Director Sam Assefa for the latest installment of the "Planners Across America" series.
Josh Stephens
February 13, 2018, 9am PST
A post for the Market Urbanism website says planning is entering Season Three with no guarantees it will catch on with audiences.
Market Urbanism
November 15, 2017, 10am PST
Planners and the public must improve their relationship, according to this article.
Strong Towns
Feature
March 23, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Planners Across America series visits Maryland for an interview with Baltimore Planning Director Tom Stosur.
Josh Stephens
March 23, 2017, 5am PDT
The American Planning Association has been outspoken in its opposition to the cuts proposed by the, still speculative, budget proposed by the Trump Administration.
American Planning Association
Feature
March 6, 2017, 8am PST
The city of Albuquerque is focused on bringing consistency and coherence to an unwieldy collection of planning and land use regulations. An interview with Albuquerque Planning Director Suzanne Lubar explores the city's approach to the challenge.
Josh Stephens
Blog post
January 26, 2017, 12pm PST
The AICP exam has been revised for May 2017. Here's some insight into the changes and links to resources that can help candidates prepare for the exam.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
July 6, 2016, 8am PDT
California Governor Brown's proposal to streamline affordable housing may cause more problems than it solves, both for affordable housing and community planning, argues Murtaza Baxamusa who teaches planning at USC and develops affordable housing.
UrbDeZine
June 8, 2016, 1pm PDT
This month a new generation of urban planners will transition from planning school to the workplace—it is a season for new ideas.
North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association
April 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced his commitment to the planning process in Los Angeles by proposing a program that would hire new planners and launch new planning efforts at the community level.
KPCC