Planning & Development
MuniNet Guide provides comprehensive information concerning planning and development; including publications, professional associations, and research centers. Specifically, we focus on such topics as urban planning, land use, density, transit oriented development (TOD), zoning, economic development, data analytics, and more.
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American Planning Association (APA)
Independent, not-for-profit professional organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in planning.
Center for Urban Research & Policy (CURP)
National resource at Columbia University for education, research, and discussion on issues confronting America’s cities.
Center for Community Progress
Mission to ensure communities have the vision, knowledge, and systems to transform blighted and vacant properties into neighborhood assets.
Congress for New Urbanism (CNU)
International nonprofit organization working to build vibrant communities where people have diverse choices for how they live, work, and get around.
Advocates innovation to help cities work better for all of their people through the power of local, on-the-ground, and independent journalism.
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD)
Guide to research by state and local governments, academics, citizen groups, research organizations, and planning organizations
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Private foundation on the use, regulation, and taxation of land, in the areas of planning and urban form, valuation and taxation, and international studies.
Public-interest information exchange and one-stop source for the urban planning, design, and development community.
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Founded in 1936, research and education organization representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines.