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Explore effective strategies to integrate hazard-mitigation planning into the larger community planning processes. Learn how to use selected models and tools to understand inundation risks and strengthen the local planning process to improve community resilience.
Affordable housing is a major challenge for growth management, especially in highly desirable locations. This course presents efforts in the Bay Area and greater Seattle to provide affordable housing while managing growth.
Examine the extraordinary housing affordability barriers in seasonal-vacation communities: from fair housing for seasonal employees to jobs-housing balance for year-round workers. Case studies focus on New England resort areas, placed in the context of national trends and innovations.
New Orleans and New York City are working to harness grassroots policy activism and mandatory inclusionary zoning to chip away at affordable-housing shortages. Explore how governments have interfaced with community-led affordability plans in each city.
Review disparate-impact housing discrimination cases and federal courts interpretation of them following the U.S. Supreme Court's Inclusive Communities decision. Learn how to draft regulations to avoid disparate-impact violations of the Fair Housing Act.
CM I 1.50 (1.50 Law)
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
This course takes participants through the basics of what scenario planning is, when to use it, and how to get started. Get details from practitioners who have recently completed planning projects using scenario planning.
Art anchors our existence as human beings. Fostering its creation by individuals and industries leads to a vibrant, connected community with a healthy economy. Learn how to integrate a non-traditional element into master planning.
A consortium of 21 Dallas-Fort Worth cities and housing authorities partnered with a university to respond to HUD’s required Assessment of Fair Housing. What are the lessons and takeaways, especially after HUD suspended the AFFH rule’s mandated asses
A new ULI/Washington study examines two barriers to attainable housing: regulatory/approval processes and community acceptance of new housing. This session highlights the study's findings, the District of Columbia's efforts to address housing needs, and
Autism’s increasing prevalence calls for planners to plan and design the public realm to improve the quality of life for people with autism. Find out about planning and design standards that create places where people with autism can thrive.
This course investigates the effects of automated vehicles on land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity. This course addresses future public-policy needs of different urban areas (core and inner and outer suburbs) and the implications for planning, design, and policy for automated vehicles and the built environment.
Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls with excessive parking and many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
Learn about the barriers to housing production and housing security in Oakland, California, during a construction boom, and see how stakeholders are overcoming them.
San Francisco Bay Area communities, ripe with the challenges planners face nationwide, have found new opportunities to innovate. Take a virtual trip around the Bay and learn about regional planning strategies, adapting to the shared economy, and planning
Successful plan implementation begins before the planning process starts, with clear achievable outcomes that drive the planning process. Learn how to jump-start implementation with lessons from urbanizing suburbs and historic central cities.
This course will highlight the fiscally standardized cities (FiSC) database. This tool can be used by cities to benchmark their fiscal data to comparable cities and thereby explore new measures for local fiscal health in U.S. cities. This is an intermediate course for experienced planners.
Are you tired of your comprehensive plan sitting on the shelf and gathering dust? This course provides planning case studies and best practices from communities that have taken on the challenge of implementing their plans.
Planning for climate adaptation is a moving target. With ever evolving data and methods, projects can get bogged down in analyses. Hear how regional resilience planning initiatives in California and New Jersey are moving beyond assessments to promote act
Learn comprehensive planning practices and the role of Wi-Fi SuperClusters in planning a resilient and sustainable smart city. Through case studies, experts share how high-speed broadband drives economic development and improves public safety, agricultural output, health care, and educational services.
CM I 0.50
Nonmember Price: $20.00
Member Price: $10.00
Broadband is an essential infrastructure for communities to participate in a global digital economy. Communities across the country are taking part in local broadband and technology planning efforts. Learn why and how to get better connected.
Learn how online GIS tools can help improve collaboration and build consensus. This course explores emerging interactive GIS technologies that planners can use in projects and the steps required to quickly develop applications.
Is your planning process tangled in community politics and ongoing pandemic gridlock? Anticipating resistance to your transformational plan? Looking to build political support for your vision? Learn how “grasstops” leadership helps navigate local pol
Curious about how to harness ecosystem services as a tool in environmental planning? Using the Great Lakes basin as a case study, hear a cooperative dialogue on a timely topic for our generation.
What is missing from your climate resilience planning? It could be the people of your community. Learn how two very different communities leveraged equitable engagement as the cornerstone of their climate resilience planning efforts.