Tourists and traffic In Gatlinburg, Tennessee, an entry point to Smoky Mountains National Park.

Gateway Communities

…valuable to all. … End of excerpt Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and trends. He holds the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and…

Parade of signs along U.S. 50 near Ocean City, Maryland.

On-Premise Sign Regulation

…of on-premise sign regulation. … End of excerpt Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and trends. He holds the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development…

slice of apple pie

What’s So Bad About Zoning?

…reduce property values. Myth # 4 – Planning is a bad idea. Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and trends. He holds the Charles Fraser…

Planning ABC's illustration

Y is for Youth

…Editor’s note: see Edward McMahon‘s “School Sprawl” (PCJ, Summer 2000) and Tim Torma’s “Back to School for Planners” (PCJ, Fall 2004). There are signs of a reversal in this decades long trend, as proponents of…

image of road barrier that says "What's In Your Way?"

Challenges & Opportunities

in Planning by Della Rucker, AICP, CEcD The Place Where We Live by Edward T. McMahon Redefining Our Future by Wendy Grey, AICP Change & Its Impacts by Jim Segedy, FAICP & Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, AICP…