Planning Magazine

Planning July 2013

Planning coverIn the Path of the Inferno

Allen Best describes what's being done to cope with the growing menace of wildfire.

The All-Purpose, Everything-You-Want-in-One-Place Sports Stadium

It's a revenue magnet. It's an anchor. And it's green. Craig Guillot reports.

Aging in Place — Suburban Style

North Hempstead makes independent living possible, says Lisa Selin Davis.

A Roadway Evolves

Chris Tramutola takes a spin along the soon-to-be-revamped Long Island Motor Parkway.

'SRO' Has Got to Go

Anne Wyatt argues that San Diego and other cities should rebrand this type of affordable housing.

Who's Checking in to Downtown Tampa?

How location-based social media helps with visioning. Randy Goers explains in Planning Practice.

Renewable Energy Gets Real

Turning local resources into green assets. Madeline Bodin reports in a Sustaining Places story.


A regular column by APA's CEO Paul Farmer.


Urban campgrounds, Arcosanti.

Legal News

Public trust doctrine: Iowa, Arizona.

By the Numbers

Statistics in the news, compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: renewables.

Research You Can Use

Reid Ewing ponders JAPA.


Land value, fact checking.

Planners Library

Playing games, Boston suburbs.


New reports, blogs, videos, etc.


Context is everything.

Cover: The Waldo Canyon Fire. Art credit: U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock.