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Planners need to address discriminatory practices that have led to structural disadvantages in housing, transportation, education and employment. Using progressive tactics, this presentation will highlight ways to overcome these practices to implement be
The dynamic nature of 3D reality models offers planners, stakeholders, and decision makers smarter tools, resulting in increased predictability of outcomes before designs are approved and built.
What policies will be created by a new Congress and a new administration? Federal action will tackle issues that are critical to planning, including recovery, climate change, infrastructure, and housing. Hear directly from members of the new administrati
COVID-19 profoundly impacted small businesses, with minority-owned enterprises the hardest hit. Solutions demand that planners evaluate their toolkit to include short-term wins and inclusive outcomes.
Meaningful climate adaptation planning for affordably multifamily housing can be done with a wide range of climate hazard data, a diversity of governance and oversight structures, and at different scales, and can be driven by planners.
Millions of people lack adequate access to affordable transportation. Learn how microtransit (not to be mistaken for micromobility — scooters, e-bikes), is revolutionizing mobility in transit deserts and improving outcomes for vulnerable populations.
Tired of planning resilient facilities and infrastructure after a natural disaster or emergency? Or because a certain community leader asked you to? Find out how this past year's weather has brought energy and water security planning to the forefront.
Environmental justice is a planning issue. Learn how communities have been deliberate in calibrating their place-based efforts to meet the needs of underserved communities. Environmental justice can enhance your planning outcomes.
Nearly a quarter of the U.S. population speaks a language other than English at home. Learn techniques that will help planners, architects, and designers shift their practices to provide these communities with equitable access to the design of their neig
Congress and the Biden administration are pursuing infrastructure legislation to transform transportation planning, tackle climate and broadband challenges, and fund critical projects. Discover what's being proposed and whether it will lead to lasting ch
Inclusionary zoning can be integrated into a form-based code, addressing inequality and capturing value for affordable housing.
Learn to put your best Zoom face forward and build quality virtual relationships with your team as well as stakeholders and community leaders.
Mindfulness and reflection are keys to effective practice. A mindfulnesspractice can free the best of your cognitive and emotional intelligence. Reflectioncan keep you anchored in the process of thinking-in-action. Learn about both conceptsin this
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In planning, city digital twins can be used for experimentation and simulation, to test policy options, to enhance cross-departmental collaboration, and to improve community engagement. Learn how to get started with examples from Columbus, Georgia, and B
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Portland, Maine, has undergone a significant revitalization in its downtown and waterfront areas. Get an overview of key sites where community vision has been implemented to channel private investment in support of public goals.
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Climate-induced relocation will be one of the most transformative trends in planning over the rest of the 21st century. How will planners need to think differently and address issues of inclusion and equity?
Electric vehicle sales could represent more than 50 percent of all passenger vehicle sales by 2040. The increased need for infrastructure to support these vehicles should be planned strategically to spur equitable economic activity in local communities.
See how a new, innovative approach moves away from antiquated nuisance code enforcement methods and uses artificial intelligence to improve efficiency, minimize conflict, and reduce geographic bias to focus on community interventions.
Carrboro, North Carolina, is one of a cohort of Government Alliance on Race & Equity-trained North Carolina communities. Hear how this work and a commitment to Black Lives Matter have framed the comprehensive planning process.
What is it like to live, work, and seek to thrive in a white, cisgender, straight world as a non-white, non-cis, LGBTQ+ planner? Get an equity focus on professional practices.
Learn about a conceptual framework for how power systems in primarily white-led planning, real estate, and design fields affect health equity, and a test a beta action framework to challenge conventional practice.
Despite decades of efforts to combat discrimination, racist planning practices remain common. Learn how to transform the culture of white privilege in planning workplaces and education.
A new generation of technologies is enabling new paradigms for road pricing, allowing community-derived policies to be integrated into the pricing models and taking inequality into account.
COVID-19 Bicycling TrendsCOVID-19 has brought on a great “bicycle renaissance.” While there have been ample anecdotal stories and qualitative data on the increase in bicycling in the U.S., there’s been a lack of data to actually measure this increa
The pandemic has resulted in less driving and more walking/biking using trails and other transportation infrastructure. Planners can ensure that dramatic surges in pandemic-related bike sales and bicycling/walking activity will be sustained through equit
COVID transformed travel patterns, but what are the lasting impacts? Explore how scenario planning, visioning, data analytics, and a new transportation management process can address emergent challenges.
The viability of onsite wastewater systems in coastal environments that are subject to climate change depends on effective management. Learn about program solutions and resources that are low in cost and work to solve community inequities.
Highway viaducts have divided neighborhoods and natural systems in cities across the U.S. This tour details a suite of urban design tactics for mending spaces below elevated infrastructure with recreation, mobility connections, and green infrastructure.
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How can planners adopt advanced technologies to aid community engagement in the plan assessment process? Advanced technologies can empower underprivileged groups and minimize disruptions resulting from compulsory social distancing measures during COVID.
The accelerating pace of change creates increased uncertainty about the future. Planners need to upskill, understand trends that will lead to disruption, proactively prepare for uncertainty, and act before the disruption happens.