An interview with Houston Planning Director Patrick Walsh, conducted after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the city and reduced its planning and infrastructure to a talking point for pundits.
The scariest thing about Halloween is that it illustrates just how un-neighborly many communities are and how averse to pedestrianism they are on the other 364 days of the year.
Planetizen’s “Planners Across America” series continues in the city that put many contemporary best planning practices on the map: Portland, Oregon.
Senators, secretaries, and presidents scarcely concern Eric Shaw. Director of the D.C. Office of Planning since 2015, Shaw is dedicated to an aggressively progressive agenda.
Planners Across America: John Wesley leads the charge to introduce urbanism into mega-suburb of Mesa, Arizona.
As the library of books on urbanism expands by the year, here are some fun, engaging titles for city nerds and non-nerds alike.
At an annual gathering of land use journalists, we came away with more questions than answers about how the Trump administration will treat cities.
The Planners Across America series visits Maryland for an interview with Baltimore Planning Director Tom Stosur.
Planning Department Director Aubrey McDermid discusses planning’s role in the Oklahoma City’s ongoing reinvestment and revitalization.
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the best books published in 2016 on the subjects of planning, design, and development.
While the Green Party nominates a presidential candidate every four years as a publicity stunt, other politicians—Democrats and Republicans alike—have been steadily pursuing a green agenda in California. California cities are better off for it.
Many architects would kill to get a building on Architectural Record’s list of 125 Top Buildings. But big cities can learn a few things from the landscapes of small-town America too.
Donald Trump invokes the darkest days of urban decay and crime to appeal to his base. The facts speak to an urban triumph that has led to greater national prosperity and higher standards of living for tens of millions of Americans.
Chloe E. Taft explores the transition of Bethlehem, Pa., from Rust Belt company town to gambling mecca.
Smack in the buckle of the Rust Belt, Columbus, Ohio, has managed to avoid some of the hard times that have befallen its neighbors.
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the ten best books in urban planning, design, and development published in 2015.
The latest installment of the Planners Across America series interviews Charletta Wilson-Jacks, director of the Atlanta Office of Planning, who focused on new strategies to engage community members in the city’s planning efforts.