July 2014


Planning coverNational Parks: Too Much Love or Not the Right Kind?

A Sustaining Places story by Madeline Bodin.

Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser

Local food systems provide more than one kind of sustenance, as Brian Williams notes in Planning Practice.

Squeezed Out

Lisa Selin Davis reports on New York City's affordable housing crisis, and Suzanne Crowhurst Lennard warns about a global condo bubble.

Roads, Bridges, Dollars

States are looking beyond gas taxes to fund infrastructure repairs. Darrin Youker takes to the road.

Healthier Commuting

Arlington, Virginia, has a new appreciation for the impact of transportation demand management on public health. Sonali Soneji and Aida Olkkonen explain.


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


Satellite cities, wildfire suppression.

Legal News

Illegal gambling, invalid rezoning.

By the Numbers

Statistics in the news. This month: pedestrians beware.

Ever Green

Tim Beatley introduces us to the father of Earth Day, Denis Hayes.


Thrust and parry.

Planners Library

Good design, humane urbanism.


New reports, blogs, videos, etc.


Embrace your engineer.

Cover: A question of scale at Zion National Park. National Park Service.