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Members of the Global Planners Network offer practical examples of how planners can use the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda to improve their planning.
How do you implement brownfield redevelopment, transit-oriented design and resiliency planning? By implementing complex planning strategies to address a variety of planning issues with input from key stakeholders and experts throughout all phases of the planning process. Learn about project goals and implementation strategies of the Crescent Park redevelopment project in Jersey City.
CM I 1.0
Nonmember Price: $40.00
Member Price: $20.00
Hurricane Sandy underscored the region's need to advance coastal resiliency planning which is magnified by the potential threat of more frequent and intensive coastal storm events. Explore the six award winning design approaches, created as a result of HUD's Rebuild by Design competition.
The UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to guide development and promote good planning. Explore these SDGs, including how they fit into the New Urban Agenda, how they help with disaster-resilience planning, and how their metrics can improve local planning.
A new economy and a changing workforce are shifting the purpose and use of waterfronts. Learn how better cooperation between private and public entities can take advantage of these demographic changes to create more impactful, wide-reaching, and transformational waterfront projects.
Communities in Florida and California have pioneered strategies to integrate hazard-mitigation planning into the larger community planning processes more effectively. Learn how these communities have used selected models and tools to understand inundation risks and improve community resilience through the planning process.
Doing the right thing is not always easy. This course provides a refresher on the AICP Code of Ethics, using humorous, plausible planning scenarios.
CM I 1.5 (1.5 Ethics)
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
Learn how local governments can develop and implement policies, programs, and projects to make fresh, healthy, and local food both accessible and affordable to all community members, including those most in need. Community members, especially low-income residents and people of color, may face multiple barriers to accessing and purchasing healthy food, from a lack of healthy food retail outlets.
Planners everywhere are grappling with an affordable-housing crisis. Inclusionary housing, which requires private development to provide affordable units, is becoming an increasingly popular tool to address this crisis. Explore the latest trends from cities on the front lines.
Devising inclusive and engaging planning tools can be challenging. Learn how Washington, D.C., and Chicago developed innovative tools, including a graphic novel, and explore best practices for balancing public feedback with technical rigor during plan de
Often food planning focuses on access to fresh food provided by national grocers. This course expands this purview to include food incubators, carryout restaurants, and local grocers as critical factors in food equity and community development.
How can planners and policymakers think beyond development of affordable housing to incorporate people- and place-based solutions that create opportunity for social and economic mobility? This panel explores emerging strategies to promote inclusive growth and concrete metrics for evaluation.
Examine the results from market-driven strategies that are creating mixed-income housing in the Bay Area, Detroit, and the Northeast.
Planning well means planning inclusively! To reach the underrepresented, we must take the plan to the community. Cities as diverse as Greenville, Mississippi, and Dubuque, Iowa, sought these voices. Learn the inspiring results of their inclusive community engagement.
Learn how local governments and school districts are collaborating for effective community building and quality schools, and the result is the same whether the region is growing or declining.
The American automobile is far from dead, yet we are demanding more from our city streets. This course will take a comprehensive look at how bicycle infrastructure can be built in charged political environments.
This course offers three examples of historically industrial areas that are transitioning away from industry entirely or are trying to find a balance between heavy manufacturing and newer uses such as small-scale manufacturing, innovation, or residential
Are you slammed with applications? Is your economic development team promising expedited plan review and you can't deliver? Learn how Lean Six Sigma principles can help you transform your planning department, deliver results, and elevate the planning profession.
CM I 1.0
Nonmember Price: $40.00
Member Price: $20.00
Innovation Districts have captured the attention and imagination of planners and development officials around the world. However, few cities can marshal the resources and level of investment that reflect the concept's most successful models. Explore the complexities of innovation districts by looking at the economic, talent, real estate and equity factors that help to drive long-term investment.
Much has recently been written about the innovation district, areas where anchor institutions and companies both locate to connect with start-ups and growth-stage firms. How can the suburbs, which once hosted research parks, be transformed into these job-producing districts?
Planners have been using transfer of development rights programs for more than 50 years. Learn how TDR is being used to support community planning objectives related to historic preservation, environmental protection, and school financing.
Washington is a hub of innovative stormwater management approaches, from ground-level green infrastructure and landscape design to top-level policy like stormwater retention credit trading. This course will discuss implementation of these cutting-edge approaches at the water utility, local, and federal levels.
More than ever before, metropolitan planning organizations are adopting regional plans focused on sustainability. Learn about financial incentives, web-based tools, and resources that MPOs are increasingly providing local member agencies to help implement regional plans from the bottom up.
Neighborhood-scale approaches to strategic and long-term planning enhance efficiency and cultivate resilience and sustainability amidst today's complex challenges. Explore how three San Francisco neighborhoods are using thoughtful, bold, and innovative strategies to help ensure they continue to thrive in the years ahead.
Learn how PennDOT is successfully integrating bicycle and pedestrian transportation into its highway and bridge planning and design processes, and how such modal integration is successfully being applied to the state's heavily traveled and scenic U.S. Route 6 corridor.
This course offers a wide array of lessons learned and technical guidance for planners looking to integrate climate science into their local planning efforts.
How can the public and private sectors partner together to plan integrated emerging mobility into communities?
Nonmember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $15.00
Following 2017 hurricanes, the U.S. Virgin Islands was inundated with federal assistance, much of which required multiple planning efforts. This course explores how to successfully conduct multiple plans and planning processes.
This course describes and compares how different U.S. and international planning organizations and initiatives integrate sustainable planning at regional and city levels, exploring whether one level does or should set the agenda or context for the other.