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Parking and the City

Donald Shoup is Distinguished Research Professor from the University of California, Los Angeles, whose 2005 book, The High Cost of Free Parking, is one the most influential pieces of planning scholarship from the 21st century. In the lecture presented here, Shoup presents many of the key ideas and clever phrases from the original book and a more recent follow up, with case studies updated for a contemporary landscape that includes complications like Uber and electric scooters.

63 Mins
AICP CM
Free

How to Speak

In developing the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, urban planners should follow a series of simple rules, guidelines, and heuristics. In this course, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Patrick Winston shares what urban planners need to know to improve their communication skills.

65 Mins
AICP CM
Free

The Future of Cities After COVID-19

This virtual panel discussion focuses on the potential for the COVID-19 pandemic to influence the development, demographic, and environmental trends of the future. Speakers: Allison Arieff, William Fulton, Scott Frazier, and Mariela Alfonzo. Moderator: James Brasuell.

57 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD
Free

Incremental Code Reform: Enabling Better Places

The Congress for the New Urbanism’s Project for Code Reform streamlines the zoning code reform process by providing local governments with place-specific incremental zoning code changes that address the most problematic barriers first, build political will, and ultimately create more walkable, prosperous, and equitable places.

59 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD
Free

Regional Planning Workflows in the UrbanSim Cloud Platform

This course reviews the basic land use forecasting workflows that can be completed using the UrbanSim Cloud Platform, as illustrated by a set of case studies.

57 Mins
Free

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