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Legacy Business Programs: Emerging Directions (html | pdf)

Three Essential Questions for Better Planning (html | pdf)

Artificial Intelligence and Planning Practice (html | pdf)

The Baltimore Planning Academy: Community Empowerment Through Civic Education (html | pdf)


Building Resilience Through Plan Integration (html | pdf)

Partnering with Health Systems on Affordable Housing Investments (html | pdf)

Advancing Racial Equity Through Land-Use Planning (html | pdf)

Guiding Plan Implementation With Degree of Change (html | pdf)

Design Thinking in Planning Practice (html | pdf)

Planning for Dementia-Friendly Communities (html | pdf)


Planning for a Resilient Retail Landscape (html | pdf)

Equity-Oriented Performance Measures in Transportation Planning (html | pdf)

Multi-MPO Planning: Prospects and Practices (html | pdf)

Slowing Down to Speed Up: Improving Planning Processes With Lean (html | pdf)

Preserving Manufactured Home Communities (html | pdf)

Still Getting Trip Generation Right: Revalidating MXD+ (html | pdf)


Short-Term Rentals: Regulation and Enforcement Strategies (html | pdf)

Conservation Limited Development for Local Governments (html | pdf)

More and Better: Increasing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Planning (html | pdf)

How to Design Your Scenario Planning Process (html | pdf)

Planning for Utility-Scale Solar Energy Facilities (html | pdf)

Integrating Gender Mainstreaming into U.S. Planning Practice (html | pdf)


Building Sustainability and Resilience into Local Planning Agencies (html | pdf)

Wayfinding: The Design of Getting Lost and Found (html | pdf)

Collaborating on Water and Planning: A Perspective for Planners (html | pdf)

Autism Planning and Design Guidelines 1.0 (html | pdf)

Integrating Capital Improvements Planning with the Comprehensive Plan (html | pdf)

Crafting Charrettes That Transform Communities (html | pdf)


Advancing the Economic Development Element in Comprehensive Plans (html | pdf)

Planning for Equitable Development: Social Equity by Design (html | pdf)

Data-Driven Housing Assessments and Action Plans, Part 1: The Data (html | pdf)

Data-Driven Housing Assessments and Action Plans, Part 2: Analytical Techniques and Taking Action (html | pdf)

Constructing Effective Public-Private Partnerships (html | pdf)

Planning with Improvement Districts (html | pdf)


Local Approaches to Managing Oil and Gas Development (html | pdf)

Comprehensive Planning and Geodesign (html | pdf)

Alternatives for Determining Parks and Recreation Level of Service (html | pdf)

Smart Transportation Metrics for Smart Growth (html | pdf)

Parklets: Best Practices for Design and Implementation (html | pdf)

Creative Placemaking (html | pdf)


Next-Generation Transportation Impact Fees (html | pdf)

Geodesign and the Future of Planning (html | pdf)

Getting Ready for the Rain: Urban Flooding and Planning for Community Resilience (html | pdf)

Planning for Startup Communities: Investing in Entrepreneurs and a 21st Century Economy (html | pdf)

Harnessing the Power of Tactical Urbanism for Planning Success (html | pdf)

Community Food System Assessments (html | pdf)


Planners and the Digital Commons: Perspectives, Techniques, and Engagement (html | pdf)

Planning for Urban Forest Resilience: Managing Invasive Pests and Diseases (html | pdf)

The Future of Outdoor Lighting (html | pdf)

Land Trusts: Conserving Land, Strengthening Communities (html | pdf)

Integrated Urban Water Management for Planners (html | pdf)

Institutionalizing Urban Agriculture: Process, Progress, and Innovation (html | pdf)


Valuing Ecosystem Services to Inform Conservation and Development Decisions (html | pdf)

Accelerating Change: Bend, Oregon, Explores New Ways to Advance Its Community's Vision (html | pdf)

Getting Trip Generation Right: Eliminating the Bias Against Mixed Use Development (html | pdf)

An Introduction to Community Branding (html | pdf)

An Introduction to Campus Planning: Insights and Opportunities (html | pdf)

Local Bicycle Master Planning: Connecting Communities (html | pdf)


Delivering Better Plans (html | pdf)

Taking the Communications High Ground (html | pdf)

The Effectiveness of Green Infrastructure for Urban Stormwater Management (html | pdf)

Checking in on the Land Based Classification Standards: Multi-Dimensional Classification at a Crossroads (html | pdf)

Historic Preservation: Expanding the Planner's Toolbox (html | pdf)

Distributed Renewable Energy: Anticipating Energy Development in Communities (html | pdf)


The OpenNeighborhood Project: A Fresh Look at Public Participation (html)

Local Agricultural Preservation: Making the Food System Connection (html)

Using Metrics to Drive Community Sustainability Efforts (html)

Human Investment Planning (html)

Project Management Is Good Planning! (html)

Using the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index in Your Community (html)


ARS: An Innovative Public Engagement Tool (html)

Climate Action Plans: Lessons Learned from Irvine, California (html)

TDR-Less TDR Revisited: Transfer of Development Rights Innovations and Gunnison County's Residential Density Transfer Program (html)

New Realities and the Need for Leadership in Transportation Planning (html)

Foreclosure: Community Impacts, Prevention, and Stabilization Strategies (html)

Developing a Solar Energy Potential Map (html)


Integrating Energy and Climate into Planning (html)

Adapting to Climate Change: Strategies from King County, Washington (html)

Green Infrastructure Planning: Recent Advances and Applications (html)

Making Hazards a Planning Priority (html)

Yikes, There's a Tourist in Town: Guidance for Local Planners (html)

Community Visioning and Corridor Planning: Experiences from Lincoln City, Oregon (html)


Community-Based Brownfield Redevelopment (html)

Planning for Rooftops: The Benefits of Green Roof Infrastructure (html)

Carsharing: A Guide for Local Planners (html)

Applying GIS-Based Land Suitability Analysis (html)

Incorporating Health into Comprehensive Planning (html)

Planning for Family Friendly Communities (html)


Paycheck to Paycheck: Putting a Face on Housing Affordability (html)

The Essential Planning Library Revisited (html)

Advances in Land-cover Mapping for Improved Environmental Planning (html)

Community Retail Streets: 21st Century Neighborhood Centers (html)

Community and Regional Food Planning (html)

A Contemporary Look at Cul-de-sacs and Dead End Streets (html)


Child Care and Economic Development: The Role for Planners (html)

The Role of Planning in the New Energy Era: Results of a Survey (html)

Town-Gown Partnerships for Success (html)

Employer Assisted Housing: An Old Concept Gaining New Momentum (html)

Assessing the Health Impacts of Policies, Plans, and Projects (html)

Local Economic Development Strategies: An Assessment of Approaches (html)


Racial Disparities in Housing and Health (html)

Environmental Benefits of Trees in Urban Areas (html)

Low Impact Development: An Alternative Approach to Site Design (html)

Developer Exactions and the Creation of New City Parks (html)

The Oregon Housing Needs Model (html)

Planners in the Gulf Coast: First Person Accounts of Enduring Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (html)


Curbing Sprawl at Its Core: Community Development and Revitalizing the Built Environment (html)

Assessing the Social, Economic, and Land Use Impacts of Transportation Projects (html)

Metro's Regional Land Information System: The Virtual Key to Portland's Growth Management Success (html)

Planning and Public Health Reunited: New Opportunities for Collaboration (html)

Planning for Diversity: Lessons from the Los Angeles Design Action Planning Team Program (html)

Dealing with Diversity: Planning in Multicultural Communities (html)