LAR 545.001 Resource Page
Planetizen is a news resource for planners - lots of blogs and articles written by planners for other planners - usually touches on interesting and timely issues.
Bloomburg CITYLAB is a blog associated with Bloomburg News. The articles and GIS mapping posted here daily are relevant to a variety of subjects of concern to urbanists and students of planning.
The City of Raleigh Planning Department website has a large amount of local information about planning issues that affect the city - also links to GIS resources and datafiles that may be useful.
American Planning Association
APA is the professional planners association - there you can find a wide variety of information on nation-wide planning issues, legislation, etc.
Examples of Excellent Papers:
Plannersweb - News and information for citizen planners (archived)
Top Urban Planning Websites 2021 - Planetizen
The Atlantic Cities Blog - The Atlantic Magazine
US News City - US News and World Report
Cities Today - News and articles - international focus
Wired Cities - Wired.com
City News - Thompson Reuters
Class presentations will be posted here after class for your reference.
Frederick Law Olmsted - Designing America - 48 minutes
New Urbanism 101 (Andres Duany) - 60 minutes
A Brief History of City Planning (ignore the final 2 minutes of sales pitch - otherwise a great summary of the history of city planning in the US. - 14 minutes)
City of the Future - Singapore (National Geographic - 44 minutes)
What is Planning? (American Planning Association)
A Brief History of City Planning (Bloomburg Citylab)
10 Diagrams That Changed City Planning (Spur.com)
8/80 Cities (web site)
Ten Strategies for Transforming Cities and Public Spaces Through Placemaking. (Project for Public Spaces)
Raleigh Unified Development Ordinance (City of Raleigh