Character Area Planning Resources

 

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ADDITIONAL PLANNING RESOURCES

Interested in Planning? Placemaking? Government Process? Your Character Area? Neighborhood? Here is some additional information you may find useful.
We will add articles throughout the Character Area planning process, so check back for more information from time to time.

Related to:
OVERALL BETTER CITIES
http://scotie.sonoraninstitute.org/resources/health-and-safety/healthy-community-design-toolkit.html

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/scott-doyon/18907/seven-keys-stronger-community

Related to:
LAND USE, COMMUNITY DESIGN, HOUSING,REDEVELOPMENT, HISTORIC PRESERVATION
RETAIL TRENDS
http://urbanland.uli.org/Articles/2011/Nov/GruenRetailing

http://www.forbes.com/sites/caroltice/2012/06/29/where-you-will-buy-groceries-in-future/

 
Rental Housing
http://azstarnet.com/business/local/article_4bc3007b-c179-5cd3-a08f-833f486ac18c.html

 
Housing Market Changes
http://www.rclco.com/generalpdf/general_Feb212012214_February_21,_2012_-_G._Logan_New_Housing_Demand_Article.pdf

http://www.rclco.com/generalpdf/general_Apr162012251_February_28,_2012_-_G._Logan_New_Housing_Demand_Article_Part_2.pdf

http://www.rclco.com/generalpdf/general_May22012214_April_30,_2012_-_G_Logan_Advisory_Forecast_Part_3_v2.pdf

 
Retrofit Buildings
http://nreionline.com/brokernews/greenbuildingnews/greener-to-retrofit-than-build-new-reports-find/

 
Related to:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH AREAS, COST OF DEVELOPMENT
TRANSIT + EMPLOYMENT
http://ctod.org/pdfs/2011TOD-Employment.pdf

 
Related to:
CIRCULATION, TRANSPORTATION, TRANSIT, WALKING + BIKING
COMPLETE STREETS
http://bettercities.net/article/ten-steps-creating-complete-streets-17713

 
http://www.aarp.org/home-garden/livable-communities/info-08-2009/Planning_Complete_Streets_for_an_Aging_America.html
 
http://www.slideshare.net/CompleteStreets/complete-streets-presentation

BIKE PATHS AS TRANSPORTATION 
http://www.nrpa.org/uploadedFiles/nrpa.org/Publications_and_Research/Research/ActiveTransportation_Final.HIGH.pdf

 
BIKE SHARING
http://www.northstarpubs.com/articles/prb/develop-a-bike-sharing-program

 
TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT
http://www.valleymetro.org/metro_projects_planning/transit_oriented_development

 
http://ctod.org/pdfs/tod203.pdf

 
SELF-DRIVING CARS
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/09/25/self-driving-cars-will-take-over-by-2040/

TRANSPORTATION + TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE
http://www.forbes.com/sites/singularity/2012/09/04/can-high-speed-rail-compete-with-self-driven-cars-improved-airlines-and-all-the-technology-of-the-future/
 
Related to:
PARKS, OPEN SPACE, RECREATION + CULTURAL AMENITIES
PARKS + RECREATION BENEFIT TO NEIGHBORHOODS
http://www.nrpa.org/uploadedFiles/nrpa.org/Publications_and_Research/Research/Papers/Rejuvenating-Neighborhoods-White-Paper.pdf 

URBAN OPEN SPACE
http://www.tempe.gov/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=6218

 
DOG-ONLY SWIMMING BEACH
http://www.northstarpubs.com/articles/prb/lapping-up-the-experience