Planning

4 days ago
Montgomery County officials are concerned about the details of a massive $9 billion public-private partnership that would widen three highways in Maryland with the support of Governor Larry Hogan.
Bethesda Magazine
5 days ago
John Rahaim, director of the San Francisco Planning Department, calls the decision to route Caltrain to the newly opened Salesforce Transit center a "100-year decision."
San Francisco Examiner
5 days ago
Washington, D.C. is seeking public comment on the "Sustainable DC 2.0" plan.
Greater Greater Washington
6 days ago
Zoning changes in SoHo and NoHo are expected to allow more kinds of uses by-right in parts of the neighborhood previously restricted to manufacturing uses.
Crain's New York Business
September 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
A major road-widening project will begin construction next year. The project is a long time coming for a fast-growing region, but the final product will reflect a new approach to highway funding.
The Seattle Times
September 11, 2018, 6am PDT
Detroit is working to change almost every layer of the city's transportation experience.
Curbed Detroit
September 10, 2018, 9am PDT
After one year in action, the Transit Oriented Communities Affordable Housing Incentives Program has enabled a rare feat in Los Angeles: new development.
Urbanize LA
September 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Park planner Clement Lau discusses five (plus one in Los Angeles) key data sources for parks and recreation planning.
UrbDeZine
September 7, 2018, 8am PDT
Philadelphia officials are calling a new housing plan the city's first comprehensive citywide housing strategy.
PlanPhilly
September 6, 2018, 7am PDT
Residents in parts of Raleigh would be allowed to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) on their property, if a majority of their neighbors approve the idea.
The News & Observer
September 6, 2018, 5am PDT
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a surprise announcement this week that he would not seek a third term in office.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 4, 2018, 10am PDT
Open space and mixed-use developments could make the Chattahoochee River, where it runs along the border of Atlanta, more accessible. A proposed trail along the river took a tangible step forward recently.
SaportaReport
September 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
A roundtable discussion tackles the question about how to make those first steps toward more involvement with planning in the local community.
Greater Greater Washington
September 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Revitalization plans for the Alamo Plaza are moving forward, controversially, in San Antonio. The hope is to have investments complete by the 300th anniversary of the Alamo in 2024.
San Antonio Express-News
September 2, 2018, 7am PDT
City officials have a new ambition for a corner of St. Louis once considered for an NFL stadium and an MLS stadium. Now the future site of an NHL practice facility, the surrounding area could become an entertainment district.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 31, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study reveals the biases of the public planning process.
The Boston Globe
August 31, 2018, 6am PDT
When it comes to planning for transformative technologies like autonomous vehicles, urban planners – whose job it is to project and prioritize transportation investments – have fallen behind and the consequences could be severe.
Wisconsin Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground
Feature
August 29, 2018, 5am PDT
Planetizen's 2018 "Top Twitter" list focuses on the local journalists who work hard to keep planning projects and processes in the public eye.
James Brasuell
August 23, 2018, 11am PDT
The New York City Council this month approved a rezoning plan for the neighborhood of Inwood, located at the northern tip of Manhattan.
Crain's New York Business
August 22, 2018, 12pm PDT
Two case studies exemplify the extreme economic and legal pressures surrounding water supply in the state of Arizona.
Water Deeply