Planning December 2014

Planning December 2014

Planning cover The Thirty + One Great Places in America

Planning rates highly in these notable spots. Ruth Eckdish Knack reports.

Capturing the Wisdom of Crowds

Kevin Desouza and Kendra Smith sort out online civic platforms.

The (Semi) Retired Planner

William Lieberman takes a close look at the options. Brian Foote's sidebar offers tips for working with millennials.

The Tricky Business of On-Site Water Treatment and Reuse

It's time to rethink old assumptions about what can and can't be done. A Planning Practice article by Vicki Elmer and Paula Kehoe. Sidebar by Allen Best.

Planificación and the Economics of Collapse

Michael Kavalar takes in Buenos Aires.

Bogota's Central Focus

The city's strategic plan aims at redirecting growth — with mixed results. Bruno Lobo explains.


A regular column by Executive Director James M. Drinan.


Silicon Valley habitat, Florida trains.

The Commissioner

A bimonthly department aimed at planning commissioners, edited by Carolyn Torma.

Ever Green

Tim Beatley riffs on cities and seas.


Complete streets.

Planners Library

Suburb to exurb, gateways.


New reports, blogs, videos, etc.


Down with the mortgage interest deduction.

APA Bylaws

Cover: Winter in Bayliss Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Photo by Sarah Williams.