Getting Scenario-Building Right

Planning, November 2001

By: American Planning Association, Uri Avin

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Scenario Planning

This article introduces the concept of scenario-building in the context of local and regional planning. It explains how planners have adapted private-sector business planning practices to build scenarios that describe future local or regional conditions. It includes a profile of a scenario planning effort in Palm Beach County, Florida, and presents a series of lessons for future practice.