19 episodes

Planning matters is a podcast examining relevant issues and topics of city planning and why they matter for the cities we love. Each episode, we will explore a particular issue confronting cities that’s relevant to City Planning.

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City Planning Matters Alex Hoffman

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Planning matters is a podcast examining relevant issues and topics of city planning and why they matter for the cities we love. Each episode, we will explore a particular issue confronting cities that’s relevant to City Planning.

Have an idea for a future podcast or question you want to ask? Leave a message by clicking here: https://anchor.fm/planning/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/planning/support

    Why Plans Fail

    Why Plans Fail

    Plans can fail for a number of reasons, but in today's episode we highlight the top five causes of planning efforts failing to make it across the finish line.

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    • 29 min
    The Economics of Bad Planning

    The Economics of Bad Planning

    In this episode, we look at how the dollars and cents of development can sometimes result in bad planning. Plus, we discuss opportunities for the land value tax and how this can result in better outcomes.

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    • 30 min
    Your City's Parking Problem

    Your City's Parking Problem

    Most people traditionally think of parking being an issue in their City because they believe there isn't enough. The truth is that your City does have a parking problem; there is too much of it. In this week's episode, we discuss ways to visualize the oversupply of parking in your City and some of the challenges having too much parking creates.


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    • 39 min
    Achieving Vision Zero

    Achieving Vision Zero

    In this episode, we discuss Vision Zero and how to implement the program successfully.


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    • 39 min
    Who Do You Serve?

    Who Do You Serve?

    Examining how cities develop service area boundaries and discussion of a new, data-driven approach to doing so. By using this methodology, cities can identify and answer the question of when it comes to city facilities, who do you serve?

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    • 27 min
    If You Build It, Will They Come?

    If You Build It, Will They Come?

    Do walkable places result in people actually walking? Check out the Storymap I created for this episode to see the analysis and resources for what was discussed in today's episode.


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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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What a find

This is fantastic. I work for a land use advocacy group in Oregon and this has been a great resource. The MMH episode was fantastic.

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