Higher education is an American growth industry — with happy consequences for many cities. John McCarron reports; Ruth Knack provides a sidebar.
Sidebar: Sewage at Schools
Sidebar: A+ for Downtowns
Craig Pittman describes hard times in a state that pioneered growth management. With sidebars by James Sellen and Max Forgey.
Sidebar: The Bright Side
A few places allow them; others push them around. Andrew Heben makes a visit.
How social media and web-based tools are increasing the capacity for involvement. A Planning Practice story by Bill Lennertz — with a sidebar by Jeff Speck.
Donald Shoup updates The High Cost of Free Parking.
Molly Phemister takes a look at today's accessible playgrounds.
Andrew Ratner describes how a Maryland suburb embraces density. A Sustaining Places story.
Alaskan road, Christo's latest.
Atlanta water, California redevelopment.
Statistics in the news, compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: parking.
Reid Ewing's roundup of hot planning articles.
Urban design rules, I-70 update.
Shrinkage strategies, compact cities.
New reports, blogs, videos, etc.
What Jane Jacobs did to planners' image.
Cover: Ichetucknee Springs State Park, one of Florida's most popular watering holes; photo Paul Clark; creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en.