Work

Traffic and Speed

Transit Ridership Down, Commute Times Up, Census Says

Driving alone continues to grow as the most common method of commuting.

October 29, 2018 - Smart Cities Dive

City Planners

16 Daily Habits to Help Improve Your Planning Productivity

Using daily and disciplined habits will improve your work efficiency. This blog provides 16 habits you can employ to help meet your 2018 work (and life) goals.

January 10, 2018 - Steven Snell

Emergency Sign

The Telemedicine Revolution That Still Hasn't Come

Health care advice can often be given through video or teleconferencing, which saves a great deal of time and money, but most patients still aren't eager to do it.

October 13, 2016 - Chicago Tribune

Transit Ridership

New York Adding Transit Jobs at Rapid Rate

Even as other middle class jobs disappear, the transportation sector continues to grow.

October 1, 2016 - Next City

Commute

Which Cities Get to Work Early (or Late)?

According to new analysis by Nate Silver, New York City might be more aptly described as the city that sleeps in.

April 23, 2014 - Five Thirty Eight

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.