Planning March 2010

Planning March 2010

Planning coverMichigan Revs Up for Diversity

Cars are no longer the only game in town. Corry Berkooz reports.

Sidebar: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Looking for Sunshine

Rhonda Phillips detects a ray of hope in the national economy. With a sidebar by Eric Bruun on stimulus funding.

Sidebar: How to Get Stimulus Funds on Track

Maryland's Second Generation of Smart Growth

Sandra Olivetti Martin asks what happened to this bright idea — in Planning Practice.

Essential Elements of Sustainable Design

An excerpt from a new APA Planners Press book explains the fundamentals of green urbanism. By Nathan Cherry and Kurt Nagle.

The Supermarket as a Neighborhood Building Block

Mark Hinshaw and Brian Vanneman redefine the notion of an anchor.

Taking It to the Street

A report from William Eubanks on the adventures of a group of consultants zipping around the South.


A bimonthly column by Paul Farmer, FAICP, APA's CEO and Executive Director.


Florida water pollution, transit rules.

By the Numbers

A monthly column on statistics in the news — compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: automobiles.

Ever Green

Helping Haiti help itself.


Coastal counties, New Orleans.

Planners Library

Plan B, national parks.


TOD online, blogs.

Up Close

Fritz Steiner.


Diversity starts at home.

Cover: A farm outside Salisbury, Maryland. Photo by Ben Fertig.