Planning

June 28, 2016, 12pm PDT
A local writer argues that development is putting the unique character of Palm Springs in peril by taking advantage of the city's Planned Development Districts.
The Desert Sun
June 20, 2016, 8am PDT
The Portland City Council voted unanimously to approve a new Comprehensive Plan.
The Oregonian
June 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
Planners have completed a two-year study of the area around the 30th Street Station in the University City neighborhood in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
The question of whether the city of San Antonio should annex some or all of five potential areas is overwhelming the political debate about the city's recently released draft comprehensive plan.
Rivard Report
June 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The Las Vegas City Council will consider a new Downtown Las Vegas Master Plan this week.
KSNV
June 9, 2016, 2pm PDT
The exact moment when new digital and Internet technologies fundamentally changed the practice of planning is debatable, but that the profession has been irrevocably altered is not debatable.
IoTHUB
June 8, 2016, 1pm PDT
This month a new generation of urban planners will transition from planning school to the workplace—it is a season for new ideas.
North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association
June 3, 2016, 8am PDT
A conceptual study released earlier this spring would add new options for alternative modes of transportation between the neighborhoods of Columbia Heights and Brookland in Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
June 2, 2016, 6am PDT
A Philadelphia councilmember has proposed a seemingly esoteric bill that would amend the city code to give individual councilmembers new power in the planning process.
PlanPhilly
May 31, 2016, 8am PDT
Two major ballot initiatives would change the state of planning and development in L.A. As the housing and planning crisis reaches new levels, initiative leaders and land-use experts discuss how to create a viable path forward.
The Planning Report
Blog post
May 27, 2016, 5am PDT
Will planning horizons of 25 to 30 years make sense as transportation technology speeds through unprecedented rates of innovation?
Steven Polzin
May 25, 2016, 10am PDT
The planning world celebrated Jane Jacobs's 100th birthday earlier this month, and has already begun commemorating the centennial of New York's first zoning code. But did you know regional planning rose to prominence 50 years ago?
MZ Strategies
Feature
May 25, 2016, 9am PDT
Oregon's poster child for livable planning is embroiled in new controversies over destructive growth, skyrocketing prices, and back-room cronyism.
Michael Mehaffy
May 19, 2016, 7am PDT
Toronto planners have proposed a new ten-year bike plan that focuses on connecting and improving the city's current network of bike infrastructure.
The Toronto Star
May 18, 2016, 7am PDT
Introducing a group of 16 avatars meant to represent the people who live, work, and play in downtown Toronto.
Toronto
May 17, 2016, 7am PDT
Among the other interesting facts acknowledged by the World Bank: the costs of dealing with the effects of climate change are already increasingly quickly.
The Guardian
May 13, 2016, 11am PDT
Presenting less of an argument against transit than an argument for good transit and land use planning, Streetsblog surveys some of the country's worst performing rail lines.
Streetsblog USA
May 12, 2016, 11am PDT
Globe St. featured an exclusive interview with Gail Goldberg, executive director of the Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles Chapter, and former planning director of Los Angeles and San Diego.
Globe St.
May 11, 2016, 5am PDT
A city planning office with a regional focus? Such a rare beast is real in New York City. There's even a new leader at the helm of the operation.
Politico New York
May 10, 2016, 12pm PDT
Houston, Texas, adopted its first general plan called Plan Houston late last year. Plan Houston covers everything from economic development to education to public health to arts and culture.
Next City