Urban and regional planners develop long- and short-term plans for the use of land and the growth and revitalization of urban, suburban, and rural communities and the region in which they are located. They help local officials alleviate social, economic, and environmental problems by recommending locations for roads, schools, and other infrastructure and suggesting zoning regulations for private property.
Why is this Important?
- When students read what the industry reads, you better understand the ACTUAL major
- Magazines, Blogs and Newspapers in the industry provide a wealth of information
- Industry publications help you research the major in the way it’s used in the profession
|Environmental Building News||A collection of land-use, building design, and construction strategies published as articles, reports and reviews.||Visit|
|Sprawl Resource Guide||Published by the Planning Commissioners Journal.||Visit|
|Reason Public Policy Institute||Directory of publications from various journals concerned with urban issues.||Visit|
|The Journal of Urban Planning and Development||covers the application of civil engineering to such aspects of urban planning as area-wide transportation, the coordination of planning and programming of public works and utilities, and the development and redevelopment of urban areas.||Visit|