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Download the Fall issue to learn about emerging practices on planning's horizon. Public transportation's post-pandemic recovery demands innovation, while the coliving trend stokes conversations about housing diversity. Take a lesson in futures literacy and see how queer urbanism can provide a new blueprint for inclusive places. PLUS: City manager Taiwo Jaiyeoba celebrates planners as leaders, urban canopies offer critical infrastructure, and health app data helps improve parks.
Table of Contents
Transit’s Post-Pandemic Reckoning
As legacy agencies fight to get passengers back, they also face serious budget pressures and changing expectations. But smaller places are having big successes.
To Plan for the Future, Imagine It
Planners can refocus the profession by acquiring a new skill: futures literacy. Learn to get comfortable with uncertainty by combining hindsight, insight, and foresight.
Follow the Next Generation of #urbanplanners
Young people are discovering their passion for planning via TikTok and other social platforms — before even stepping foot in a 101 course.
Climate: Trees as infrastructure
Public Spaces: Why we need Queer Urbanism
People Behind The Plans: AARP’s Rodney Harrell on ADUs
Et Cetera: How to Blow Up a Pipeline
TOOLS FOR THE TRADE
Parks: Using app data for equity
Housing: Three trends to watch
The Profession: Leading with empathy
Tech: Tools for resilient mobility
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Perspectives: It takes a planner
Letters: E-bikes, food apartheid, pollinators
Community Green: Tiny houses for the unhoused