December 2013

Planning

Planning coverThe 30 Great Places in America

Marya Morris visits 30 of APA's favorite places.

Legacy Pipelines

How to cope with aging and abandoned energy infrastructure: a Planning Practice story by Tom Burns and Tan Hoang.

A Mobility Wunderkind

Nicholas Oyler offers transportation lessons from Germany.

Don't Fence Me In

Best practices for integrating seniors into community life. By Anna Gagne, Michael Tunte, and Sarah Horn. With sidebars by Larry Lawhon and Debbie Sullivan Reslock.

Plan B for Atlantic City

Casinos can take a city only so far, says Lisa Selin Davis.

The Endangered Species Act at 40

Is it a Pyrrhic victory? Isabelle Groc seeks an answer in this Sustaining Places story.

Perspectives

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

News

Urban farming, carbon tax.

Legal News

Heritage property, clean air.

By the Numbers

Statistics in the news, compiled by Farhana Hossain in collaboration with APA's Research Department. This month: America's seniors.

Research You Can Use

Reid Ewing revisits the costs of sprawl.

Letters

Cuba, Zimmerman trial.

Planners Library

Officially green, fixing roads.

Media

New reports, blogs, videos, etc.

Viewpoint

Make noise, make a difference.

Cover: University of Maine researchers, Orono, Maine. Courtesy Dawn Morgan.