Urban Planning

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
February 6, 2018, 1pm PST
Passion for urban planning, love of South Central LA communities, and historical background of the neighborhoods combine in this personal account by Jonathan P. Bell of community-based zoning enforcement.
UrbDeZine
January 23, 2018, 5am PST
What do you think about the linked visual presentation of the history of urban planning?
Visual Capitalist
September 18, 2017, 10am PDT
In this second installment of a three-part review of Thomas More's Utopia in its 500th anniversary year, L.A. area planner Jodie Sackett looks at More's ideas for planning a Utopian city. Do More's ideas have current relevance?
UrbDeZine
August 10, 2017, 10am PDT
Scientist are concerned that a congressionally mandated climate assessment, originally authorized under President George H.W. Bush, may not be released by the Trump Administration because it contradicts their rejection of climate science.
The New York Times
May 23, 2017, 5am PDT
No one is really sure how many parking spots the United States contains, but estimates stretch up to 2 billion.
Doggerel