Eleven times a year, thousands of readers — planners and the public alike — turn to the latest Planning magazine. Each new issue is full of innovative ideas that are reshaping communities across America and around the world.
New technologies and fresh perspectives are shaping the planning landscape. This month's cover story, "Smart Cities or Surveillance Cities?" investigates the impact of and privacy concerns raised by smart-city technologies. Planning also considers the longevity of scooter-sharing programs and suggests new strategies to revitalize public meetings.