"Drill, baby, drill." In some places, those are fighting words. Dave Downey reports on the West Coast, Bridget Testa on the Eastern Gulf.
Sidebar: Uncharted Waters in the Gulf
Solar collectors or trees? Allen Best describes how communities are balancing competing needs.
A green communities story.
Sidebar: Harvesting Wind, Too
Three of the nation's fastest growing suburbs have hit a speed bump. Paul Shigley describes the outcomes.
James Krohe Jr. visits the world of digital signs — in Planning Practice.
Stimulus bill, Great Lakes water diversion.
Fair housing, condemnation.
A monthly column on stats in the news — by APA's Research Department. This month: oil and gas.
Is the stimulus plan a missed opportunity?
Planners and cars, shame on you.
Second chance suburbs, TOADS.
New reports, videos, blogs, etc.
Lessons from Indonesia.
2009 National Planning Awards
Greensburg Sustainable Comprehensive Plan
Kigali Comprehensive Master Plan
Orange County Great Park Comprehensive Master Plan
Livable Centers Initiative.
Lower Italian Market Revitalization Project
Design for Health
VisionPDX: Portland's Community Visioning Project
Greater Miami Drinking Water Protection Project
Cano Martin Pena Special Planning District — Land Use and Comprehensive Development Plan
Homebase, New York City Homeless Services.
David Wallace, AICP
Delaware River Basin, Seattle, Eugene
Dallas and Casper, Wyoming
Cover: VisionPDX contacts meet at the request of a Portland city commissioner to discuss the difficult issues surrounding schools, families, and housing. Photo by Stephanie D. Stephens.