PAS QuickNotes (QN) are plain-English briefing papers that explain planning basics for public officials and engaged citizens. Each QN offers a concise overview of a timely planning topic, plus links to more resources from the Planning Advisory Service. PAS subscribers have access to all PAS QuickNotes in the QN Archive.
Neighborhood plans present recommendations for a discrete, contiguous subarea of a city. Most neighborhood planning areas contain housing as well as commercial, institutional, and recreational uses that serve the local area. Some neighborhood plans cover a wide range of topics relevant to the plan area, while others focus more narrowly on topics of special opportunity or urgency. The latest edition of PAS QuickNotes provides a brief overview of neighborhood planning and highlights key steps in the neighborhood planning process.
Bike-share systems provide bicycles for short-term use, typically between a few minutes and a few hours. The latest edition of PAS QuickNotes provides a brief overview of the modern history of bike-share systems and highlights key features of systems operations before raising three important considerations for communities exploring bike sharing opportunities.
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