Planning

2 days ago
This version is called 'The Best of All Possible Plans.'
Twitter
3 days ago
Affordable housing advocates, developers, and planning commissioners all got a bad taste in their mouth on this one.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 9, 2018, 7am PDT
The Boston Planning & Development Agency released a powerful new map of the entire city—complete with layers like shadows, flood plains, and zoning districts—to the public.
The Boston Globe
Feature
May 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
Mining the business world for lessons about the planning profession.
Chris Steins
Blog post
May 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Let's acknowledge that loneliness and depression is common among urban residents, and figure out ways urban planning can foster connections and social interactions between people.
Kayla Matthews
Blog post
May 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
Community is built through altruism, but planners are taught to think of self interest as the biggest motivator of human behavior. How do we use planning skills to encourage public goods and community interest?
Bruce Stiftel
April 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Two underutilized buildings have been proposed as a catalyst for inclusive development in the Edney Innovation District.
Chattanooga Times Free Press
April 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Increasing car ownership and shifting demographics means planners need to rethink the car-centric equation, according to this article.
Governing
April 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Washington Park is described as the jewel in the crown of Portland's park system. The city recently updated its master plan for the first time since 1981.
Bike Portland
April 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
The centerpiece of the Trump Administration's draft budget outline for 2020 is the creation of a new Cabinet-level department tasked with solving the nation's planning and infrastructure challenges.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
March 28, 2018, 8am PDT
A critical analysis of a proposal that would incrementally increase density in parts of Seattle.
Sightline Institute
March 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Deland Chan, a lecturer in the Urban Studies program at Stanford University and co-founder of the Stanford Human Cities Initiative, makes the case for a bigger tent for planners and planning.
CityLab
March 26, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Minneapolis is deploying many of the most contemporary planning tools as it works toward approval of the Minneapolis 2040 plan.
MinnPost
Feature
March 14, 2018, 5am PDT
We're updating the annual Top Apps for Planning list, and we want your input.
Planetizen
March 12, 2018, 5am PDT
If the rezoning of single-family neighborhoods succeeds in Minneapolis as part of its ongoing Comprehensive Plan process, we could be looking at one of the most ambitious pro-development zoning schemes in the country.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
February 28, 2018, 5am PST
According to one argument, the importance of developing affordable housing is a higher priority for the Atlanta BeltLine than a streetcar. It's a question of scarce funding, and how to spend it to the greatest public benefit.
SaportaReport
February 21, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of Denver has a new five-year housing plan, but the details of housing spending will still play out during an annual process.
The Denver Post
February 20, 2018, 2pm PST
More transit agencies are recognizing that it's not enough to build transit infrastructure if the people who really need it don't live close enough to use it.
TransitCenter
February 18, 2018, 5am PST
Reeta Herzallah and Hamdi Almasri used a fake garage door to live in an area that required a garage space.
The Guardian
February 15, 2018, 7am PST
Introducing the Cuyahoga Greenway plan, in the initial stages of visioning and public engagement in Northeast Ohio.
The Plain Dealer