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January 2019

San Francisco, Here We Come!

In April, APA will head to San Francisco for the 2019 National Planning Conference. This month, APA’s signature magazine prepares the way by spotlighting planning achievements in the city and Bay Area. Read the January issue of Planning to catch up on local progress toward climate and hazard resiliency, downtown development, and supporting innovation while protecting the public interest.

Featured Articles

If You Plan It

Seven years after its approval, San Francisco's Transbay district plan is close to reality. Story by John King, photos by Sergio Ruiz.
 

A Planning Ride-Along

James A. Castañeda tracks the changes he's seen from the window of a Caltrain car during 13 years of commuting.
 

California Conundrum

New affordable housing rules mean planners need to take an objective approach to zoning regulations. By Barbara E. Kautz, Dolores Bastian Dalton, and Eric S. Phillips.
 

Stronger Today, More Resilient Tomorrow

At both the state and local level, California is leading the way in climate and hazard adaptation, Michele Rodriguez reports.
 

Tech in the City

The Bay Area is learning to strike a balance between fostering innovations and protecting public interest, Juell Stewart reports.
 

An Unexpected Pioneer

Web-only article: Naphtali Knox tells the surprising story of how America's first inclusionary housing came to be built in Silicon Valley.
 
 

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