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Regional Scenario Planning: An Overview

This first of two courses offers a brief history of regional scenario planning in the late 20th century and beyond, with examples from Portland, Oregon's Vision 2040, Salt Lake City's Envision Utah, and the Chicago Metropolis Plan. Principles of regional planning relating to land use, urban design, and transportation are discussed. Finally, more advanced regional planning topics are touched on, including jobs/housing balance, and the relationship between demographics and regional housing market demand.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (47 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Let's dive! (1 min)
  • 2. A History of Modern Regional Planning (11 mins)
  • 3. Contemporary Regional Planning Efforts (4 mins)
  • 4. Land Use and Urban Design: Theory and Praxis (5 mins)
  • 5. Transportation Planning: Theory and Praxis (7 mins)
  • 6. Jobs/Housing Balance: Theory and Praxis (11 mins)
  • 7. Market Demographics and Wrap-up (4 mins)

Course Description

This first of two courses offers a brief history of regional scenario planning in the late 20th century and beyond, with examples from Portland, Oregon's Vision 2040, Salt Lake City's Envision Utah, and the Chicago Metropolis Plan. Principles of regional planning relating to land use, urban design, and transportation are discussed. Finally, more advanced regional planning topics are touched on, including jobs/housing balance, and the relationship between demographics and regional housing market demand.

Learn these skills

  • Development
  • Housing
  • Land Use
  • Regional Planning
  • Site Planning
  • Transportation
  • Urban Design
  • Urbanism
  • Zoning Codes

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This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Garlynn Woodsong

Garlynn Woodsong

Garlynn Woodsong is a geographer and urban planner with more than 13 years of experience in transportation, land use, and regional and corridor planning and policy.

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