guides

Austin Complete Street

A Guide to Complete Streets

The needs that drive complete streets policy are as unique as the communities they have taken root, but effective complete streets programs do share a few common traits.

December 21, 2017 - TheCityFix

Charrettes

A New Guide to Participatory Planning

A new guidebook by the Montréal Urban Ecology Centre can help improve a critical part of the job for all planners.

December 7, 2015 - Project For Public Spaces

A Landscape Architect's Guide to Portland

The Dirt announces the third in its series of Landscape Architecture guides for American cities. This time the focus is on Portland, Oregon.

October 8, 2014 - ASLA The Dirt

A Local's Guide to Asheville

For a recent contest, <em>Good</em> magazine asked its readers to submit guides to the interesting and unique parts of their city. The winning entry is a guide to Asheville, North Carolina.

August 11, 2011 - Good

Finding Planning Schools

<p> Confused about where to study planning? Of course there’s the Planetizen guide but in the United States two free sources of information provide extensive lists of potential schools. </p>

October 27, 2009 - Ann Forsyth

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

Top Books

An annual review of books related to planning.

Top Websites

The best of the Internet—since 2002.

Top Apps

Planning apps for a brave new world.

Top Schools

The definitive ranking of graduate planning programs.

Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

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.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.