LINKS TO PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS AND VITAL PLANNING RELATED INFORMATION
This is the web site for the nationally recognized organization of professional planners, The Association of American Planners (APA). The site contains a wealth of planning related information as well as an information highway for professional planners.
The Planning and Development Network
This site offers articles of interest regarding planning related issues throughout the United States. It is very reader friendly providing a broad range of planning related issues in real world situations.
Web: City and Regional Planning Resources
Site provides news and information for citizen planners, planning commissioners and Council members; Publication of the Planning Commissioners Journal
This is the home page for the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The site is dedicated to providing up to date information on development trends for all types of development including residential, commercial retail and office, industrial, recreation and others.
The Urban Planning Portal
Formerly the Planning and Architecture Internet Resource Center, this site boasts the oldest , most respected directories of planning web sites.
for the New Urbanism
The nationally recognized organization (Congress of New Urbanism) web site for the promotion of all things related to New Urbanism.
on Urban and Metropolitan Policy
The Brookings Institute provides a compilation of articles and research regarding neighborhoods, cities, and metropolitan regions. Of particular note is the publication entitled “Growth in the Heartland.” This is a study of urban sprawl and the associated costs in the State of Missouri.
States Geological Survey
The Untied States Geologic Survey web site offers data related to geology, biology, hydrology, topography and mapping.
Library of Congress
Geography and map division of the Library of Congress provides an extensive collection of maps and atlases organized into seven categories including cities, transit, landscapes, the environment, and others.
States Census Bureau
The Untied States Census Bureau web site contains demographic information and business related data.