So you want to be an urban planner? Or perhaps you want to finally get your Masters degree? Great news, there's plenty of solid urban planning schools out there that will teach you the theory behind best practices in urban planning. That being said, there are a number of factors you should consider before picking your grad school alma mater. These are the things I wish someone told me...
Yes, oh yes there is an urban planning naughty list! But have no fear, we have compiled a list of ten things that could land one on said list.
What's the difference between an Urban Planner and an urban planner? Is it a title? An educational background? A function? Urban planners have historically been everything and in between. An Engineer can be called an urban planner for laying out a development. Can an Urban Planner be called an engineer for anything? How you respond to this question will probably keep you reading (if not, just keep reading).
Planners plan ahead, especially for Halloween. We've got a list of some costume ideas for us planner folk.
We've compiled a top five list of TV shows that planners should, and in some instances, must watch.
Before I begin, I want to make clear that I think Reddit is a reputable company/website/community in many respects. That being said, in my personal opinion the subreddit for urban planning has proven itself to not be appropriate for discussing the urban planning profession and the things that go along with it.
Jim Carrey has played many roles. He's made us laugh, made us cry, and like urban planners, he's influenced society through his craft. Like with many things we do here at Planning Peeps, we're going to put a planning twist on whatever is popular on the interwebs. After all, that's pretty much our mission. So here's a brief list of what it is like being an urban planner demonstrated by James Eugene Carrey.