Adapt and Become Stronger
By Kaizer Rangwala, AICP

Planners, as change agents in pursuit of sustainable communities, are indispensible — even during a recession. Read the Planning Practice Feature.

Applying ELI's Conservation Thresholds for Land Use Planners
By Jerry Weitz, FAICP

The editor assesses the practical applications of the Environmental Land Institute's recommendations for habitat protection. Read the Green Communities Special Feature.

Thinking Outside the Regional Planning Box: An Effort to Understand and Bring Together Stakeholders from the Wider Region
By Peter Gower, AICP

Can regional planning become more than a line in the sand?  Peter Gower describes efforts to advance regional thinking outside the immediate Truckee Meadows region.

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Greater Truckee Meadows's Regional Stakeholders Project stands out as exemplifying regional planning's dynamic nature.

Read the full Case Study.

Revitalizing Medium-Sized Industrial Cities with Cultural Tourism: Principles of Change
By Richard Polton, AICP, and Joseph Portelli

Following six principles can provide an organizing strategy for redevelopment. Read Planning Essentials.

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