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November 10, 2019, 5am PST
The rezoning of the neighborhood of Gowanus in Brooklyn is providing opportunities for local politicians to address local needs.
Crain's New York Business
November 4, 2019, 11am PST
New York is a great city that breaks many rules of urban planning. Here's what its imperfections can teach us about city building.
Congress for the New Urbanism
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 24, 2019, 5am PDT
Jonathan Pacheco Bell chronicles the growth of a movement he created.
UrbDeZine
April 26, 2019, 10am PDT
Four months after formally recognizing climate change as an emergency, the Vancouver City Council considers six large-scale changes to dramatically reduce city-wide carbon emissions.
Vancouver Sun
Feature
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
James Brasuell
December 10, 2018, 10am PST
As universities become a universally accepted and celebrated economic development power, there's still work to be done in getting the town and gown relationship on the same page.
Metropolis
December 3, 2018, 5am PST
A 1977 NASA publication laid out a plan for the future of space settlements. The future of space looks very urban.
Greater Greater Washington
August 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Marisa Lago pens in an opinion piece supporting a regional approach to planning, timed for the release of a new "Geography of Jobs" report.
Medium
July 19, 2018, 10am PDT
In post-bankruptcy Detroit, planner Maurice Cox and his interdisciplinary team are making vacancy an asset, revitalizing through preservation, and listening to residents who know the city the best.
Urban Omnibus
June 7, 2018, 2pm PDT
A public hearing offers a chance to analyze the zoning changes proposed by the "Metro Everett" downtown plan.
The Urbanist
June 7, 2018, 6am PDT
Planners in New York City released the latest in a series of rezonings of New York City neighborhoods.
Crain's New York Business
Blog post
June 2, 2018, 5am PDT
The 2019 National Planning Conference will introduce new tracks in Housing, Community and Economic Development; International, Comparative and Global Planning; Small Town and Rural Planning; and Academic and Professional Research.
Bruce Stiftel
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 19, 2018, 5am PDT
They heard you like transit, so they put transit in your memes. (If you don't know what that means, read on.)
Chicago Magazine
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
Feature
March 14, 2018, 5am PDT
We're updating the annual Top Apps for Planning list, and we want your input.
Planetizen
February 12, 2018, 1pm PST
Los Angeles County park planner and parent Clement Lau writes about how 'playing' and parenting has given him insight into the urban environment that he applies in his profession.
UrbDeZine
February 8, 2018, 10am PST
Eleven ways to make a city more walkable.
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
February 7, 2018, 8am PST
Curb design and management play a huge role in other aspects of city life. Put simply, what happens on the curbside directly impacts what happens on the street, both in terms of social and business connectivity.
Longitudes