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Urban and Regional Planning: General

An interdisciplinary program that includes the Departments of Geography, Economics, Political Science, Recreation and Parks Management, Sociology, and Social Work.



About Planning
Internet clearing house for information about websites, publications, essays and news related to land use planning, smart growth and new urbanism.

American Planning Association
Nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional and rural planning. APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, advance the art and science of planning and to foster the activity of planning, physical, economic, and social, at the local, regional, state, and national levels.

New Urbanism
Website devoted to this planning movement which promotes the creation and restoration of compact, walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, towns, and cities. Includes information on smart growth, sustainablity, and transit oriented development.

Washington, D.C. Department of City Planning
Information on the physical and socioeconomic planning, including land use and environmental review, of Washington, D.C. 

Public-interest information exchange for the urban planning and development community. A large and comprehensive site with up to date information on planning and development in the news as well as links to important planning and development sites on the web.

Smart Growth Online
Web-based catalogue of smart growth related news, events, information and resources. Developed through a cooperative agreement between the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Sustainable Communities Network, this tool is designed to advance public understanding of smart growth and how growth can improve community livability.

Urban Planning, 1794-1918: An International Anthology of Articles, Conference Papers, and Reports
Compiled by Prof. John W. Reps of Cornell University. Full text of 185 selections of primary source material for the study of how urban planning developed up to the end of World War I.

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