Planetizen – Urban Planning, Design and Development Network

Planetizen is a public-interest information exchange provided by Urban Insight for the urban planning, design, and development community. It is a one-stop source for urban planning news, commentary, interviews, event coverage, book reviews, announcements, jobs, consultant listings, training, and more … (about 1/2).

Op-Ed; Features; News; Newsletter; Blog; Forums; Standards, Accessibility;
Team; Correspondents; Consultants; Courses; Schools; Radar; FAQs; Jobs;
Address: Planetizen, c/o Urban Insight, 3700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 570, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA;

About 2/2: … Planetizen prides itself on covering a wide number of planning, design, and development issues, from transportation to global warming, architecture to infrastructure, housing and community development to historic preservation.  

We provide a forum for people across the political and ideological spectrum, ensuring a healthy debate on these and other important issues.

Planetizen is read by a diverse array of people interested in the built and natural environments, and their interaction. Planetizen’s audience includes professional urban planners, developers, architects, policy makers, educators, economists, civic enthusiasts and others from across the United States and around the world.

Please explore the navigation in the right margin to learn more about Planetizen … (full long text about).


Vacca Watch: Council Allows Parking Meter Rates to Rise to Dollar Per Hour, on, by Noah Kazis, July 1, 2011;

Advocacy Journalism and the Reconquering of the American City, on Planetizen, by Mike Lydon, January 29, 2009.

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