Preparation

CommunityViz Software

CommunityViz Software uses a combination of scenario analysis, 3D visualization, and forecasting models to help participants choose the best approach to greenfield development.

Greenways: A Guide to Planning, Design and Development

This book is a practical guide for planning and designing greenways and trails. It is available for purchase from The Conservation Fund's website.

Index Planning Support System Software

An interactive GIS-based planning support system that uses indicators to measure existing conditions, evaluate alternative plans, and implement adopted plans.

DUPLICATE Index Planning Support System Software

An interactive GIS-based planning support system that uses indicators to measure existing conditions, evaluate alternative plans, and implement adopted plans.

Cyburbia

Cyburbia was founded in 1994, and is the Internet's oldest continuously operating planning-related Web site; it functions today as a portal and busy social networking site for planners and others interested in the built environment.

Plan Stresses Need for Activity

Ohio's Physical Activity Plan calls for ambitious statewide program and policy changes to get Buckeyes more physically active and heathy.

Quality Growth Toolkit

A resource to provide practical advice to local governments on quality growth tools that may be used to enhance the quality of life or to address particular growth issues.

Physical Activity Interactive Health Statistics

This CDC resource allows users to query US or state physical activity levels by demographics, gender, income and education.

Metropolitics: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability

This book is about a highly detailed, experience-driven exploration of the politics of regional planning and governance in the Twin Cities, from the perspective of a practicing politician.

A Community of Men: Project Brotherhood, A Black Men's Clinic

This article describes Project Brotherhood: A Black Men's Clinic, which is run by Dr. Eric Whitaker and located in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood. The clinic helps African-American men in this south Chicago neighborhood combat heart disease (a leading killer of black men in this community), and provide them with other necessary services.
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