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Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plans Revitalize Older Communities

September 22, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Remediation/redevelopment

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014—Today, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) and its partners celebrate five years of working together on the Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) program to create resilient communities that are beautiful, happy…

ASU Planning Professor Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

April 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

Emily Talen, a professor in ASU’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been selected for one of this year’s prestigious Guggenheim…

Tampa Council Passes Plan to Make the River the Center of Downtown

December 20, 2013 - in Planning

The Tampa City Council this morning formally adopted Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s InVision plan for remaking downtown Tampa. The action lets city officials…

Charter of the New Urbanism Book Released

June 27, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The original Charter for the New Urbanism, published in book form in 1999, was a groundbreaking document aimed at reclaiming cities and towns from the destructive force of suburban sprawl. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and…

GIS Used to Map Social Injustice in North Carolina Neighborhoods

July 12, 2012 - in Analysis

What can a map tell us about the world? In a growing number of civil rights cases, it can illustrate how critical infrastructure is selectively parceled out from neighborhood to neighborhood.  in the United States. The organization studies everything from…