Edward J. Jepson Jr.

Urban Planning Model

Is There Science in Planning?

A survey of planning offices in the United States reveals an important dynamic of professional practice.

October 24, 2018 - Edward J. Jepson Jr.

New York Sandy Power Outage

A New Metric for Community Resilience

Though the need for resilient communities is obvious, exactly how to measure resilience is less obvious. Edward J. Jepson, Jr. provides a new metric of the evidence of a community's resilience and produces a corresponding ranking of 30 U.S. cities.

January 20, 2016 - Edward J. Jepson Jr.

Sustainability Science: a New Paradigm for Planning?

August 20, 2012 - Edward J. Jepson Jr.

Sustainable Community Character, and How Planners Can Create It

Planners' activities in a community have a direct impact on its character, says Edward Jepson, and can be pivotal in creating sustainability.

February 24, 2011 - Edward J. Jepson Jr.

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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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.