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A new bridge in Portland, Oregon carries pedestrians, cyclists, buses, trams and light rail metro - but no cars or trucks.

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 12:35

Governance in metropolitan regions

A new publication that can be downloaded for free sets guidelines for how to plan and manage metropolitan development.

Monday, 28 September 2015 12:59

Forced evictions - there are alternatives

News from Sierra Leone that 9,000 slum dwellers have been made homeless by demolition of their homes highlights the need for planners to fundamentally rethink conventional approaches to housing the poor.

The 2015-2030 Sustainable Development Goals to be adopted by governments at the United Nations next week pose a direct challenge and opportunity for planning and other built environment professionals.

Thursday, 17 September 2015 15:45

Sri Lanka plans "Megapolis" to boost growth

Sri Lanka is planning to develop a "megapolis" based on Colombo to boost its economy and compete with other South Asian nations.

Thursday, 17 September 2015 14:32

Local economic development lessons from US

Working together to achieve a common vision for change is a key requirement for urban economic regeneration, argues a new report based on research in 4 US cities.

The European Council of Spatial Planners is inviting nominations from cities interested in hosting the 12th Biennial of European Towns and Town Planning in 2017. this year's event will be held in Dublin in October.

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 11:30

A public services watershed

This first appeared in Planning on 16 January 2004 and is reproduced by kind permission of Planning Resource.

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:37

Canadian Institute of Planners in crisis

The national professional body representing planners across Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners, is facing an existential crisis. Its future is on a knife edge.

Despite the pace of urbanization and the economic importance of cities, many leading politicians in Africa are still focused on rural areas.