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

Gateway Communities

a writer in Jackson Hole says, “that these communities are perhaps the first to contend with the limits to growth in an area.” When suburbs get too congested, growth just leapfrogs farther out, but gateway…

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

On-Premise Sign Regulation

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. When was the last time you really looked at the streets of…

houses on a block in the Georgetown Historic District in Washington, DC

Historic Districts and Property Values

that the Denver, Colorado City Council sought to answer in 1988 when it designated the Lower Downtown Historic District. More than 75 percent of the area’s property owners initially opposed the historic district. They feared…

Planning ABC's illustration

Y is for Youth

student population. The 1920s was also the first decade to feel the severe negative impact of the automobile, with thousands of school-age children being killed by motorists. In response, there was a movement to reduce…

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…