Planning July 2015

Planning July 2015

Small and innovative — that's what works, say Rutherford Platt and Peter Harnik. With sidebars by Charlene Oldham, Brian Barth, and Jim Schwab.

Allen Best describes the highs and lows that have followed in the wake of legalization. Sidebar by Erick Mertz.

Tactical urbanism projects are popping up nationwide. Martin Zimmerman reports.

It's a whole new day for these land trusts, according to Daniel McGraw.

Keith Owens sees a potential turnaround ... plus web-only interview with Maurice Cox, the city's new director of planning and development.

Reid Ewing assesses AARP's Livability Index.

A plea for better buildings.

Cover: Illustration by Joan Cairney, Thinkstock/Getty Images.