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Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Co...
06/10/2022
Accessory Dwelling Units: Understanding America’s Newest Housing Typology

Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Courses has answers. https://bit.ly/3yvV8dK

Responding to the challenge of the housing affordability crisis and the opportunity to build small-scale housing on underdeveloped single-family lots, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have become a growing part of the housing supply in many American cities. Growing alongside this new housing typology...

How to make the most of your Twitter experience, find the most relevant planning content, and avoid doomscrolling. https...
06/10/2022
Twitter for Planners in 2022

How to make the most of your Twitter experience, find the most relevant planning content, and avoid doomscrolling. https://bit.ly/3MBxKin

Twitter is changing, not in the way Elon Musk wants it to, but it’s still perhaps the most useful social media platform for planners looking for education and engagement.

Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Co...
06/09/2022
Accessory Dwelling Units: Understanding America’s Newest Housing Typology

Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Courses has answers. https://bit.ly/3yvV8dK

Responding to the challenge of the housing affordability crisis and the opportunity to build small-scale housing on underdeveloped single-family lots, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have become a growing part of the housing supply in many American cities. Growing alongside this new housing typology...

A Portland success story illustrates one avenue for funding climate justice initiatives: “a surcharge on the gross recei...
06/07/2022
Funding Urban Climate Justice

A Portland success story illustrates one avenue for funding climate justice initiatives: “a surcharge on the gross receipts of large retailers.” https://bit.ly/3GWCHBg

The Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund stands out as an example of local grassroots climate action—in this case, the kind of action that makes other climate projects and programs possible. June 7, 2022, 9:00 AM PDT By Joan Fitzgerald The Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund (PC...

Transforming public spaces with the involvement of the community can produce tremendous benefits in marginalized communi...
06/07/2022
Creative Placemaking for Minority Communities

Transforming public spaces with the involvement of the community can produce tremendous benefits in marginalized communities. Learn how to help communities transform their neighborhoods with creative placemaking. https://bit.ly/3K1iHhN

Placemaking is a people-centered approach to the planning, design, and management of public spaces as spaces for opportunity and healing. Placemaking involves engaging with communities to understand and address public space challenges from the people who live, work, and play in that space. Through i...

Speed limiting technology could essentially eliminate speeding and dramatically improve traffic safety. https://bit.ly/3...
06/07/2022
Let’s End Traffic Stops

Speed limiting technology could essentially eliminate speeding and dramatically improve traffic safety. https://bit.ly/3zfVqpH

The technology to make traffic enforcement obsolete is becoming available. But in the U.S. willing to use it?

Concepts to inform new ways of thinking about the pandemic and the mark it will leave on the world. https://bit.ly/3NCxL...
06/04/2022
Thinking About Post-Pandemic Cities

Concepts to inform new ways of thinking about the pandemic and the mark it will leave on the world. https://bit.ly/3NCxLo9

Most of the commentary about the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the future of cities have focused specifically on outcomes for aspects of urban life like transit ridership, office vacancies, delivery services, and curb management. In this course, former University of Southern California Profess...

Concepts to inform new ways of thinking about the pandemic and the mark it will leave on the world. https://bit.ly/3NCxL...
06/03/2022
Thinking About Post-Pandemic Cities

Concepts to inform new ways of thinking about the pandemic and the mark it will leave on the world. https://bit.ly/3NCxLo9

Most of the commentary about the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the future of cities have focused specifically on outcomes for aspects of urban life like transit ridership, office vacancies, delivery services, and curb management. In this course, former University of Southern California Profess...

The planning and design of cities has consistently  lacked representation from women since the earliest days of civiliza...
06/02/2022
Women and Cities: Gender Equity, Past and Present

The planning and design of cities has consistently lacked representation from women since the earliest days of civilization, with very tangible results in the built environment. https://bit.ly/3rDp8Am

The role of women in the management and creation of cities has changed over time, but cities consistently lack equitable representation. How does this underrepresentation impact the built environment? From architecture to urban policy, this course will investigate how women have impacted cities over...

The urban experience varies by gender. Learn more about gendered cities with "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" on Pl...
05/31/2022
Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City

The urban experience varies by gender. Learn more about gendered cities with "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" on Planetizen Courses. https://bit.ly/3y5cJt3

This course will cover the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity. Citing examples from recent history and contemporary times, the course examines the statistics and rhetoric critical to an understanding of gender equity in cities for both academic study and profes...

What better present can you give yourself & your team than 4 days in beautiful Philadelphia at #GreaterGreener, the prem...
05/31/2022

What better present can you give yourself & your team than 4 days in beautiful Philadelphia at #GreaterGreener, the premier event for parks professionals, city leaders & advocates? Register today and meet parks professionals from around the world to explore the promise of urban parks for 21st century cities. June 18-21.

Register today; price jumps 5/31. Brought to you by our friends @CityParksAlliance #SponsoredPost

https://bit.ly/greatergreener2022

Jam packed with easy-to-understand case studies and examples, the "Introduction to Historic Preservation" course is the ...
05/28/2022
Introduction to Historic Preservation

Jam packed with easy-to-understand case studies and examples, the "Introduction to Historic Preservation" course is the perfect place for planners to start learning more about the critical and influential practices of historic preservation. https://bit.ly/3iDN6WR

This course will introduce planners to the basics of historic preservation including the beginning of the historic preservation movement, the legal precedent for preservation, and the theories that determine how preservation occurs. This course will use case studies to further illustrate the topics....

Parking Benefit Districts can help make minimum parking requirements obsolete. Parking reform guru Donald Shoup explains...
05/27/2022
Parking Benefit Districts

Parking Benefit Districts can help make minimum parking requirements obsolete. Parking reform guru Donald Shoup explains how to achieve this reform. https://bit.ly/3bGuJxh

Free curb parking in a crowded city presents a classic common problem: no one owns it and everyone can use it. In 1954, Nobel laureate William Vickrey proposed solving the commons problem by setting the prices for curb parking to "keep the amount of parking down sufficiently so that there will almos...

More than 6,000 pedestrians are getting killed every year on U.S. streets and roads, representing an enormous 50 percent...
05/26/2022
The Pedestrian Safety Crisis in the U.S.

More than 6,000 pedestrians are getting killed every year on U.S. streets and roads, representing an enormous 50 percent increase since the beginning of the 2010s. https://bit.ly/35jodNw

More than 6,000 pedestrians are getting killed every year on U.S. streets and roads, representing an enormous 50 percent increase since the beginning of the 2010s. Angie Schmitt, the author of the book "Right of Way: Race, Class and the Silent Crisis of Pedestrian Deaths in America," will talk about...

Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Co...
05/24/2022
Accessory Dwelling Units: Understanding America’s Newest Housing Typology

Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Courses has answers. https://bit.ly/3yvV8dK

Responding to the challenge of the housing affordability crisis and the opportunity to build small-scale housing on underdeveloped single-family lots, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have become a growing part of the housing supply in many American cities. Growing alongside this new housing typology...

Special offer! Save $5 when you order the Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs and the Insider's Guide to Careers i...
05/23/2022
Guide Bundle (PDF)

Special offer! Save $5 when you order the Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs and the Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning PDFs. https://bit.ly/2QhH4jT

Save $5 when you order the Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs and the Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning PDFs. Also available in print.

The urban experience varies by gender. Learn more about gendered cities with "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" on Pl...
05/21/2022
Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City

The urban experience varies by gender. Learn more about gendered cities with "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" on Planetizen Courses. https://bit.ly/3y5cJt3

This course will cover the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity. Citing examples from recent history and contemporary times, the course examines the statistics and rhetoric critical to an understanding of gender equity in cities for both academic study and profes...

The best planners know how to balance the protection of cultural heritage with a vision for a prosperous future. https:/...
05/20/2022
Historic Preservation: How-to Guide

The best planners know how to balance the protection of cultural heritage with a vision for a prosperous future. https://bit.ly/3kNTQSX

Like all planning processes, historic preservation is subject to intense political conflict. The politics of historic preservation are most hotly contested in cities and metropolitan areas where strong preservation practices come into contact with pressure from population growth and development inve...

"U.S. City Planning 101" is taught by Dave Amos, whom you might recognize from the popular City Beautiful YouTube channe...
05/19/2022
U.S. City Planning 101

"U.S. City Planning 101" is taught by Dave Amos, whom you might recognize from the popular City Beautiful YouTube channel. The course provides foundational knowledge of the field for viewers without a background or education in city planning. https://bit.ly/3uKyw5r

This course is designed as a first introduction to the topic of city planning. This course explores those topics by answering a series of commonly asked questions about cities, such as who plans cities, and why did we build the suburbs? The content is designed to provide foundational knowledge about...

Explore the relationship between immigration, space, and planning in the United States with an overview of key figures, ...
05/17/2022
A Brief History of Immigration and Planning

Explore the relationship between immigration, space, and planning in the United States with an overview of key figures, dates, and events spanning starts 1790 to the present. https://bit.ly/35FlH3Q

This course reviews the relationship among immigration, space, and planning, providing an overview of key figures, dates, and events related to immigration policies and practices in the United States. The time frame starts with 1790 and continues to the present. The overview includes key figures, su...

The "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" course examines the statistics and rhetoric critical to an understanding of ge...
05/14/2022
Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City

The "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" course examines the statistics and rhetoric critical to an understanding of gender equity in cities. https://bit.ly/3y5cJt3

This course will cover the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity. Citing examples from recent history and contemporary times, the course examines the statistics and rhetoric critical to an understanding of gender equity in cities for both academic study and profes...

If de jure segregation is unconstitutional, as argued by the 2019 short film Segregated by Design, planners and the publ...
05/13/2022
Segregated by Design

If de jure segregation is unconstitutional, as argued by the 2019 short film Segregated by Design, planners and the public are obligated to provide a remedy. https://bit.ly/34n8ahh

The 2019 film Segregated by Design, provides a succinct but potent overview of systemic racism in the United States, especially as implemented by land use and planning policies of the 20th century, with lasting relevance in the 21st century. The filmmakers hope that by revealing the facts of how the...

Dive into the legislative history, monumental cases, and rebellious acts that defined historic preservation policy as it...
05/12/2022
The Government’s Role in Historic Preservation

Dive into the legislative history, monumental cases, and rebellious acts that defined historic preservation policy as it exists today in the United States. https://bit.ly/3yW7F7G

This course takes an in-depth look at the role of federal, state, and local governments in historic preservation. The course aims to expand the understanding of the legal basis for historic preservation by examining regulations at all levels of government, funding and tax relief programs for preserv...

This June 27-28, Harvard GSD Executive Education is offering Find, Create, Operate:The Hotel Project Development Lifecyc...
05/11/2022

This June 27-28, Harvard GSD Executive Education is offering Find, Create, Operate:

The Hotel Project Development Lifecycle, a two-day in-person open enrollment program.

This interactive and collaborative program will give the context and the tools that developers and architects, newcomers, and industry veterans alike, need to build successful hotels around the world. #SponsoredPost

Link: https://bit.ly/3709rfu

The unsung heroes of urban prosperity: sanitation workers. https://bit.ly/3NH9vkW
05/10/2022
Understanding Sanitation Work

The unsung heroes of urban prosperity: sanitation workers. https://bit.ly/3NH9vkW

This course provides an introduction to sanitation workers, the history of sanitation work, ongoing challenges in the field, and present-day issues facing sanitation workers. Participants will learn the frontline nature of the work that enables communities to exist and thrive, particularly regarding...

Register today for Greater & Greener, the top urban parks conference for parks professionals, planners, city leaders & a...
05/10/2022

Register today for Greater & Greener, the top urban parks conference for parks professionals, planners, city leaders & advocates! We’ll focus on building resilient, safe, healthy, inclusive communities, promoting equitable development & co-creating civic life. Exclusive outdoor tours & workshops! In Philadelphia, June 18-21.

Register soon; price jumps 5/31. Brought to you by our friends @CityParksAlliance #SponsoredPost

https://bit.ly/greatergreener2022

City planning processes don’t have to be painful. With Symbium.com, a Complaw®-enabled platform that digitizes local zon...
05/09/2022
Symbium - Property and Permit Information Portal

City planning processes don’t have to be painful. With Symbium.com, a Complaw®-enabled platform that digitizes local zoning and planning regulations, California planning departments are forging a more efficient, cost-effective way forward. #SponsoredPost
https://bit.ly/3Fkykza

Symbium uncovers property information so you can see what's possible on any parcel. Find out how a property is being used, its permit history, and how it can be developed. Simply search. We'll take it from there.

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Portland’s historic zoning reforms continue as the city expands higher-density housing options. https://bit.ly/3HcxG7Q
Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Courses has answers. https://bit.ly/3yvV8dK
How to make the most of your Twitter experience, find the most relevant planning content, and avoid doomscrolling. https://bit.ly/3MBxKin
Policies, Typologies, Permitting, and Design: You have questions about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Planetizen Courses has answers. https://bit.ly/3yvV8dK
An argument for addressing race head-on in fair housing policy. https://bit.ly/3O81F3b
A Portland success story illustrates one avenue for funding climate justice initiatives: “a surcharge on the gross receipts of large retailers.” https://bit.ly/3GWCHBg
Transforming public spaces with the involvement of the community can produce tremendous benefits in marginalized communities. Learn how to help communities transform their neighborhoods with creative placemaking. https://bit.ly/3K1iHhN
Speed limiting technology could essentially eliminate speeding and dramatically improve traffic safety. https://bit.ly/3zfVqpH
Concepts to inform new ways of thinking about the pandemic and the mark it will leave on the world. https://bit.ly/3NCxLo9
Concepts to inform new ways of thinking about the pandemic and the mark it will leave on the world. https://bit.ly/3NCxLo9
The planning and design of cities has consistently lacked representation from women since the earliest days of civilization, with very tangible results in the built environment. https://bit.ly/3rDp8Am
The urban experience varies by gender. Learn more about gendered cities with "Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City" on Planetizen Courses. https://bit.ly/3y5cJt3