Ask the Ethicist

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Ask the Ethicist: Conflict of Interest and Constitutional Rights

Planetizen resident ethicist Carol D. Barrett, FAICP, images a scenario that highlights the distinction between citizen and planner, and where sometimes it's inappropriate to cross the line between the two.

December 9, 2015 - Carol Barrett

Ribbon Cutting Red Tape

Ask the Ethicist: Making Room in the Development Review Pipeline for Social Justice

The latest installment of Planetizen's "Ask the Ethicist" series features the advice of our resident expert: Carol D. Barrett, FAICP, author of "Everyday Ethics for Practicing Planners."

May 28, 2015 - Carol Barrett

Three Wise Mokeys

Ask the Ethicist: What to Do When You Hear Internal Alarm Bells

The first in a new series by Planetizen: "Ask the Ethicist," featuring the advice of our resident expert: Carol D. Barrett, FAICP, author of "Everyday Ethics for Practicing Planners."

March 24, 2015 - Carol Barrett

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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.

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.