Planning April 2013

Planning April 2013

Planning coverTaking the Sting Out of Gentrification

With urban living on the upswing, anti-displacement policies take hold. Justin Glanville reports.

The Military Lines Up for Net Zero

DOD moves forward with energy efficient projects. A Planning Practice article by Daniel Lee.

New London Readies for Its Close-Up

Susan Tamulevich explains what happened in the town that won a famous Supreme Court case.

Perspectives

A regular column by Paul Farmer, APA's CEO.

News

Detroit rescue, marijuana boost.

Legal News

SF bike plan, billboard compensation.

By the Numbers

Statistics in the news — compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: fixing contaminated sites.

Research You Can Use

Reid Ewing examines coordinated land-use and transportation systems.

Letters

Watch those taxes, more on schools.

Planners Library

Rx for cities, interstate highways.

Media

News reports, blogs, videos, etc.

Viewpoint

The business side of bicycling.

 

National Planning Awards

Awards Introduction

Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan

The 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan: A Vision for Northwest Indiana

National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Firm

Goody Clancy, Boston

National Planning Leadership Award for a Planning Advocate

Michael Osur, Riverside County, California, Department of Public Health

National Planning Excellence Award for an Emerging Planning & Design Firm

Interface Studio LLC, Philadelphia

National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Agency

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

National Planning Excellence Award for Transportation Planning

StarMetro's Route Decentralization, Tallahassee

The HUD Secretary's Opportunity and Empowerment Award

Owe'neh Bupingeh Preservation Plan, Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico

The HUD Secretary's Opportunity and Empowerment Award

Restoring the American City: Augusta, Georgia's Laney Walker/Bethlehem

National Planning Excellence Award for Environmental Planning

Zone Green, New York City Department of City Planning

National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design

The Lancaster Central Market: Assessments, Guidelines, and Recommendations for Preservation and Development, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

National Planning Excellence Award for a Communications Initiative

We Love Lake Oswego Video, Lake Oswego, Oregon

National Planning Excellence Award for Implementation

Cincinnati, Ohio, Central Riverfront Re-Birth Through Planning

National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice

Philadelphia's Integrated Planning and Zoning Process

National Planning Excellence Award for a Grassroots Initiative

Kids & Community Program, Cathedral City, California

National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Pioneer

Ronald Shiffman, FAICP, Brooklyn, New York

National Planning Excellence Award for Public Outreach

Newberg, Oregon, 6th Grade Design Star Program

National Planning Excellence Award for Advancing Diversity & Social Change in Honor of Paul Davidoff

YWCA of Central Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

Pierre L'Enfant International Planning Award

The Valsequillo Initiative, Puebla, Mexico

Cover: Design by Leah Murphy, Interface Studio LLC, Philadelphia.