October 2013

Planning

Planning coverHealth First

A federal program helps put planning front and center in the effort to improve public health. Alisa Rivera reports.

The Plan for the Valleys: Legend and Legacy

Uri Avin revisits a renowned document at the half-century mark. A Sustaining Places story.

Cuba Up Close

A death brings loss and insight when Alex Marshall travels abroad.

Making the Camera Your Friend

Michael Heater's brief guide to photo techniques, ethics, and laws — in Planning Practice. Plus a sidebar on drones by Ric Stephens.

Getting Up to Speed With Economic Impact Tools for Transportation Planning

They can make a difference when capital investments hang in the balance. Julie Lorenz and Glen Weisbrod explain.

In China, Rethinking a Resource

Jintang County shows the way on water resource management. By Jeff Soule.

Perspectives

A regular column by APA's CEO, Paul Farmer, FAICP.

News

Eminent domain, New York zoning.

Legal News

Beach access, New Jersey dunes.

By the Numbers

Statistics in the news. This month: health impact assessments.

Research You Can Use

Reid Ewing reviews literature reviews.

Letters

Stadiums, Chicago plans.

Planners Library

Parking metrics, Mount Laurel.

Media

New reports, blogs, videos, etc.

Viewpoint

Speaking up for inclusion.

Cover: A pumpkin patch in Milton, Tennessee. Photo by Jabin Botsford/The New York Times.