An entry from Carlisle/Wortman Associates’ glossary of planning terms, provided free to all clients.
The American Planning Association offers principles for improving U.S. infrastructure. Michigan needs an extra $4 billion a year in infrastructure spending
Where there’s a will there’s a way, for Center Line, an inner ring suburb with a vision for its downtown.
Michigan’s recreational facilities and tourism products are responding to some of the same demographics targeted by the state’s placemaking initiatives.
What will stop sprawl? Changing tastes and demographic demand are pulling people, especially the young and old, back into close-in, urban centers says Dick Carlisle.
Communities may repurpose their recreation facilities or build new ones to host new competitive sports that grow the local economy. Consider, for example, “Ultimate.”
Communities of all shapes and sizes will benefit from the information in a free, 600-page placemaking guidebook from the Michigan State University Land Policy Institute.
An Urban Land Institute report shows developers the financial and social value of projects that promote and support active transportation, like walking and cycling.
When it comes to transportation planning, there are some new rules in town.
How to avoid lawsuits, half-finished buildings, appeals, re-inspections, angry owners? Thorough, informed building plan reviews protect your reputation and your sanity.