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New Whitepaper from the APA AI Foresight Group

As stated in the American Planning Association’s 2022 Trend Report for Planners2022 Planners, over centuries, professions have evolved with changing environments, shifting eras, new challenges, societal shifts, and technological innovations. While some professions have become obsolete or or were replaced by technology, others have adapted or readjusted and stayed relevant in an ever-changing world. What is different today is the pace of change, which requires faster, even proactive, adjustments—including new tools, processes, and skills. Continue reading

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Fall 2022 Urban Planning Faculty Citation Update

The new citation data are now available for Fall 2022. Citations are tracked for regular (tenure track) faculty in urban planning programs and departments in the U.S. and Canada. Continue reading

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The Prospects for AI in Urban Planning

Over the past year, we have been working along with the American Planning Association (APA) on the topic(s) of AI for urban planning. Here are a few items that are related to that work – with more on the way. … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence in Urban Planning

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2022 Urban Planning Faculty Citation Update

The new citation data are now available for 2022. Citations are tracked for regular (tenure track) faculty in urban planning programs and departments in the U.S. and Canada. I am pleased to report that over 70% of the faculty being … Continue reading

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Total Citations by Rank for Urban Planning Scholars

Using the updated data mentioned in my previous post, I recalculated the citation ranges for assistant, associate, and full professors. There were 268 assistant professors (mean of 364 and median of 174 citations), 353 associate professors (mean of 922 and … Continue reading

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Urban Planning Academics and Twitter: Who and what?

Abstract Twitter has increasingly become a resource used by academics to share scholarship and opinions within professional networks. This paper presents a descriptive analysis of Twitter use by urban planning faculty, reporting characteristics of users, the topics posted, and indicators … Continue reading

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What is Urban Planning? Evidence from Google Scholar Citation Profiles

My primary interest in tracking citations is not to create a leaderboard of scholars based on their productivity. Instead, I use the information that I assemble to examine what is being published, where it is being published, and how it … Continue reading

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Urban/City Planning Google Scholar Profiles from Around the World

The following is a list of all Google Scholar Profiles with areas of interest labeled as “Urban Planning,” “Urban and Regional Planning,” “City Planning,” “Spatial Planning,” and “Regional Planning” by profile owners. Those not using these particular terms will not … Continue reading

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2021 Google Scholar Citation Profiles

2021 Google Scholar Citation Profiles. A searchable and sortable list of 703 U.S. and Canadian urban planning faculty with Google Scholar Citation Profiles (as of March 9, 2021). Continue reading

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