Moving Cities: Florence and Siena

November 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Moving Cities: Florence and Siena

Tuscany is renowned for its history and beauty.  Florence and Siena trace their roots to 200BC and 400BC respectively, yet both cities have adapted to the modern world which includes significant hordes of tourists descending on them to experience their history and culture and to enjoy  local cuisine. With basic historic city road structure established […]

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A New Technique for More Accurate Impact Assessment

May 27, 2016 / Comments Off on A New Technique for More Accurate Impact Assessment

States, municipalities, and school districts make land use decisions that influence their fiscal and economic conditions. Understanding the effects of those decisions on schools, traffic and municipal services can help to prevent school overcrowding, gridlock, gaps in services and fiscal distress. A fiscal impact analysis (FIA) is an important tool for assessing how new development will impact costs and revenues, helping leaders make better decisions […]

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APA Conference 2016 Highlights

April 8, 2016 / Comments Off on APA Conference 2016 Highlights

[View the story “APA National Conference 2016 – Emerging trends, highlights, and the future of planning” on Storify]  

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Moving Cities: Denver

March 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Moving Cities: Denver

Last spring, people from around the world came to Denver for the 4/20 celebration of the one year anniversary of Colorado’s decision to make marijuana use legal. The 4/20 event was one that could not have been dreamed about 25 years prior. Yet there have been remarkable things happening in Denver. The formerly sleepy downtown […]

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