Christian Peralta

Rolling Out A New Park, Literally!

National Park(ing) Day aims to show people how space traditionally reserved for cars could be turned into useable public space.

September 20, 2007 - Christian Peralta

Back To The Future: The 1970 Los Angeles 'Centers' Concept Plan

Many say Los Angeles is a city that grew without any rational planning. In reality the planning was there -- but much of the best planning never quite materialized.

April 5, 2007 - Christian Peralta

Goodbye Car, Hello Bus

In a car crazy culture, a planner decides to make the switch to transit.

September 8, 2003 - Christian Peralta

Smart Growth 2.0

At the 2nd Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, participants discussed how to position smart growth for widespread adoption.

February 17, 2003 - Christian Peralta

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.