March 31, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has been awarded the American Planning Association's 2016 "National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Agency."
April 11, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Hot technologies like blogs, mashups, YouTube, Flickr, and social networking are among the most notable of new Internet technologies that are collectively known as Web 2.0. These technologies offer great possibilities for planners.</p>
March 21, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>A new master plan for Los Angeles's Century City attempts to undo some of the shortcomings that typically plague Modernist master-planned edge cities. Its goals include walkability, greening, and a more appealing public realm.</p>
December 28, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Temporary, interim, or intermittent uses are part of a growing trend, evident both in Europe and the U.S., that creatively responds to new planning needs.</p>
September 4, 2006, 7am PDT
We seem to be reluctant to identify our profession in clear, recognizable language, writes Eugenie Birch, FAICP, chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania.
February 14, 2006, 1pm PST
What does the newest base closing order mean for San Antonio? The Alamo City is nervous about losing more of its military installations.
January 5, 2006, 2pm PST
Planning Magazine examines how cities are encouraging multifamily projects and higher densities.
December 2, 2005, 11am PST
Are 'New Markets Tax Credits' the vehicle to improve community and economic development in ways America has never seen?
November 4, 2005, 7am PST
In Sparks, Nevada, development handbooks are taking the place of traditional zoning.
September 9, 2005, 11am PDT
Universities are revamping their college towns in an effort to stay competitive.
July 22, 2005, 5am PDT
Olympia, Washington is facing the challenges of applying the latest wastewater technologies.
May 28, 2005, 9am PDT
UCLA professor Donald Shoup inspires a passion for parking.
May 25, 2005, 11am PDT
New state and local policies require that virtually all roads be built to serve all types of users.
May 10, 2005, 7am PDT
Homeowners associations are growing in numbers and power.
May 9, 2005, 1pm PDT
The Supreme Court ponders whether New London, Connecticut, has gone too far.
March 22, 2005, 5am PST
APA has bestowed the 2005 Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan on The Queen City Hub: A Regional Action Plan for Downtown Buffalo.
February 15, 2005, 5am PST
Ask planners if they are involved in economic development in their community and often the response is "no" or "not really," when the answer ought to be "yes."
January 15, 2005, 1pm PST
Richard Carson writes about his planning agency -- the Clark County, Washington Community Development Department -- used performance audits to reinvent itself .
October 5, 2004, 7am PDT
How can project management help you bring in every project on time and under budget?
August 27, 2004, 11am PDT
Recent graduates share their surprises after entering the working world.