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The Fall edition of Planning magazine wraps up our 2021 Disruptors series, with stories on overcoming public distrust about climate change, the rise of civic tech in planning practice, "mixed reality" planning tools, and regulating e-commerce warehouses. Plus: trends in zero-fare transit and ADU legislation, an urban design TikTok challenge, eight strategies to beat extreme heat, and much more.
Table of Contents
Rise Above: Reframing the Political Climate of Climate Change
As public trust in the federal government declines, local action is the key to transcending this polarizing issue.
Not Your Typical Warehouse
The rapid growth of e-commerce and “last-mile” delivery centers are shaking up how cities think about and regulate warehouse facilities.
Transportation Planning’s Crystal Ball
Mixed-use technology can help the public take a more active role in planning their communities’ future.
A More Inclusive and Engaged Budgeting Process
Civic tech is changing the face of public engagement — and opening it up to more voices and ideas when planning and budgeting.
A planning effort on Hilton Head Island seeks to preserve the culture and history of — and build a better future for — its native Gullah Geechee residents.
Six Ways to Plan for Civic Assembly
Planners can help support safe sociopolitical dissidence through equitable policy, design, and infrastructure.
Transportation: Zero-fare transit
Housing: ADU legislation
Et Cetera: TikTok, tree equity, and public spaces for all
Viewpoint: Planning can’t fail public health
TOOLS FOR THE TRADE
How-To: Heat resilience strategies
Legal Lessons: Billboard ordinances
JAPA Takeaway: Urban vacancy
Planners Library: The benefits of birds, Jane Jacobs
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Great Places: Orange, California