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)
Top Urban Planning Websites 2020 - Planetizen
The Atlantic Cities Blog - The Atlantic Magazine
US News City - US News and World Report
Wired Cities - Wired.com
City News - Thompson Reuters
Class presentations will be posted here after class for your reference.
Frederick Law Olmsted - Designing America
NCSU College of Design Leader's Council discussion about emerging trends in the profession.
(you might want to scroll in about an hour to get to the good stuff)
New Urbanism 101 (Andres Duany)
What is Planning? (American Planning Association)
A Brief History of City Planning (CityLab - The Atlantic Monthly)
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