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February 10, 2018, 9am PST
Communities are having more conversations about equity, engaging with the topic in a variety of ways, from human resources management to parks planning. However, there are other planning areas that have not clearly addressed equity.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
January 12, 2018, 2pm PST
The Metropolitan Planning Council offers guidance on how regional planning efforts around the Twin Cities should address the connections between land use and transit.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
December 22, 2017, 2pm PST
Julia Wolfe, planning specialist for the Ramsey County Public Health, lays out some suggestions to plan for aging population.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
December 15, 2017, 1pm PST
Zoning ordinances are one of the most powerful ways local governments regulate development, and they should work to implement the policies in a Comprehensive Plan Update.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
December 8, 2017, 1pm PST
The latest episode of the 2017 PlanIt Training Program on Comprehensive Plan Updates by the Metropolitan Council, a regional planning agency in the Twin Cities area.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
October 7, 2017, 5am PDT
Parking needs to be balanced with new development that supports active modes of transportation, integrates a complete streets approach, and values a high-quality public realm. Comprehensive plans can help achieve this balance.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
October 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
More and more communities are including historic preservation in plan efforts. But what is Historic Preservation and what does planning for it mean? In this episode, John Smoley explains.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
September 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Equity is a popular topic of discussion, but how can planning organizations address that within their structure? What are some actions that they can take to include equity in everyday operations?
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
August 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Community engagement is a powerful tool to guide investments toward the places we inhabit.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
July 7, 2017, 10am PDT
The Metropolitan Council has released "The Twin Cities Regional Forecast to 2040: Steady Growth and Big Changes Ahead" to provide a foundation for coordinated planning by the Metropolitan Council and local governments.
Metropolitan Council