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    by Published on 30 Dec 2011 9:05 AM
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    Unique features of the fabric of many communities in the United States are old railroad depots and long abandoned train ...
    by Published on 11 Nov 2011 6:00 AM
    1. Information Technology
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    For the past 20 years, mobile phones have become more and more common in office places all over the world. In the past handful of year with the advent of the iPad, technology has taken hold of how we do business daily. Applications (Apps) for mobile phones, the iPad, and all the other similar devices are helping to pave the way for a more integrated public process between planners and the community.

    With so many residents or clients having mobile phones and iPads, there are numerous apps that can help them interact with your department; help you gather data on them; and help your community project a certain aura. Below you will find ten categories of apps with some of the best examples of the group concept listed. These apps vary in price, but all do one thing very well move the planning process forward and into the 21st Century. ...
    by Published on 26 Oct 2011 6:00 AM
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    Lots of different professions have had their time in the spotlight on television, but it is odd how many times that the planning profession shows its face. Whether it is brought up in passing, as a one-liner, or as a secondary character, the planning profession has had a place in television for at least 50 years, well before the profession was well known or established. From Bugs Bunny episodes in the 1950's, to main characters in prime time television shows like Parks & Recreation planning has spanned the decades. Below is a list of the Top 10 Urban Planning References in Television, as polled by Cyburbia. ...