Lessons Learned About Planning: Forecasting, Participation, and Technology

Journal of the American Planning Association 79(2):161-169, 2014

By: American Planning Association, Richard Klosterman

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Scenario Planning

This article discusses the need for future oriented planning but recognizes that forecasting is difficult. It highlights the challenges of forecasting, such as technical problems and politics. The author then suggests preparing a range of scenarios as opposed to using forecasting methods.