Op-Ed: The Importance of Equity in Transportation Planning
Transportation planners must address equity issues in their work and involve the people most affected by the planning and policymaking process.
Let Me Tell You a Story! Storytelling to Enhance Urban Planning Engagement
Storytelling are a key tool for planners. Here are a few tips on how to integrate storytelling into planning processes.
Plotting a Persuasive Story? Better Have a Happily Ever After
All stories are purposeful. They’re meant to entertain or inform or inspire to action. If you're a storyteller for a placemaking initiative, Ben Brown says you'd better have a happily ever after.
Housing Discrimination Explained by a Comic Strip
A comic strip succeeds in presenting the complex history of redlining and housing discrimination.
Use Positive Storytelling to Change the Message for Alternative Transportation
Until advocates and agencies find positive stories to tell about multi-modal decision-making the car will continue to dominate the messaging and branding of contemporary culture.
The Year in #CityReads
CityLab gathered the best of its weekly #CityReads compendium for a list of the year's best articles about urban experiences.
"Facts Don't Speak for Themselves"
Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, AICP, explains why being able to tell a good story about plans and development is more valuable than any maps or pretty renderings.
Storytelling in Architecture
Architect William A. Browne, Jr., FAIA, LEED AP, explains how he and his firm use narrative when designing buildings and spaces.
The Art of Civic Engagement
In Starksboro, Vermont, planners are using storytelling and community art projects to get at the heart of what matters to residents.
From Memories to Master Plans
Maine mill town asks citizens to record their memories at downtown "Heart Spots" as part of the master planning process.
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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.