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January 2017

Special Issue on New York

APA is headed to New York City in May for the 2017 National Planning Conference. January's Planning gives readers a preview of action in the Big Apple with stories about parks, transit, and the tools planners are using to predict New York's future. Planning also crosses the Hudson to check out the scene on New Jersey's Gold Coast.

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Featured Articles

NYC, Here We Come

New York City will play host to APA's 2017 National Planning Conference.

The Inside View

Molly Gordy interviews the Big Apple’s top planner, Carl Weisbrod.

More Than a New York Minute

Alec Appelbaum reports on the efforts to make the country’s oldest — and most used — transportation system in the U.S. better.

Zoning at 100

The city celebrates a century of zoning — and gets ready for the next one. By Lisa Chamberlain.

The Resilient City

New York is a city that survives, thrives — and plans. Alex Marshall paints a big-picture view.

The Impossible Task of Mapping the Future

Absent a crystal ball, the enormously complex region uses scenario planning tools to determine how to grow. By Robert Lane.

Central Parks for Everyone

Scott Dvorak explains how the city is reaching into all five boroughs to create great parks for every New Yorker.

On the Gold Coast

Colleen O’Dea takes us across the Hudson from Manhattan. New Jersey’s cities aren’t quite what you remember them to be.


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