Great Places in America
The December issue of Planning takes you to this year’s APA-designated Great Places in America — plus the 2016 People’s Choice: Nassau Street in Princeton, New Jersey. Read the cover story to learn why these streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces made the cut.
It's time to celebrate the streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces that make your communities great. By Marya Morris.
Former planning director John Carpenter tells us how Westminster, Colorado, is making itself into a more inviting urban center.
When zoos live in urban parks, beloved green places sometimes give way to ugly parking spaces. By Peter Harnik and Alexandra Hiple.
As skateboarding goes mainstream, cities are investing in infrastructure, reports Lee Chilcote.
Dozens of counties evacuated as Hurricane Matthew advanced on the Southeast. Those massive migrations take careful planning, writes Craig Guillot.
News & Departments
A regular column by Chief Executive Officer James M. Drinan.
Beer-oriented development, new MPO rules, automated vehicles.
Drafting defensible regulations.
A bimonthly department aimed at planning commissioners. Edited by Carolyn Torma.
Timothy Beatley talks about language-making.
Comprehensive park planning.
Economic mobility, U.S. housing policy abroad, Detroit’s lessons.
Tools, reports, blogs, videos.
A landscape architect's view of planning.
Cover: Photo courtesy Thia Konig.