Enjoy our first monthly video update. Our aim: to highlight new content on PlannersWeb.com in just one minute.
Editor’s Notes & Interviews
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Get new members of your planning commission started on the right foot with a selection of articles focusing on some of the basics of serving on a planning board.
We heard you — and understand your financial constraints. Students can now save over 50 percent off our standard rate for a one year membership to PlannersWeb.com.
Yesterday at its annual meeting, the American Public Health Association adopted a policy statement on noise pollution. A brief description of what APHA is calling for.
We recently conducted a survey to learn more about where our readers come from and what they’re most interested in hearing about on PlannersWeb.com in the coming year. We want to share some of the results to date with you. There’s still time to provide your feedback — through Nov. 8th.
Editor’s note: To accompany the start of our Across Generations series, an important point about how we refer to older people. There’s a big difference between referring to “the elderly” and “elders,” as Rabbi Joshua Chasan explains.
The International Making Cities Livable conference featured presentations by three mayors from three very different cities: Salt Lake City, Utah; Carmel, Indiana; and Freiburg, Germany. After hearing them, I’m primed for visiting all three of their hometowns.
PlannersWeb Editor Wayne Senville continues his reflections on Portland, Oregon, with a look at transportation and land use, and how the city has become a leader in the “dead freeway” movement.
After spending ten days in Portland, Oregon, PlannersWeb Editor Wayne Senville reflects on nature in the city and the role of water. More reflections from Senville over the next few days.
Three of Portland’s newest urban parks serve the booming Pearl District, north of downtown. Each park has its own special identity and character — the result of a thoughtful planning process.
You see the silver, ovoid-shaped aerial trams high in the air heading up towards a hill. Is there a ski slope on the other side? Unlikely in a city that averages under five inches of snow a year. So just where are those trams heading? And why?