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Meet a local planner – Duncan Watry, AICP
Catarina Kidd, AICP, interviews Duncan Watry, AICP, about his role (since January 2020) as planning manager for the New Transbay Rail Crossing, a project of BART and the Capital Corridor Joint Powers Authority.
In memoriam, Judith Innes, UC Berkeley planning theorist
From CED Berkeley News. From the early 1980s, Professor Innes was an authority on collaborative approaches to urban planning and decision-making, and was twice director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development at UC Berkeley.
By Jonathan Schuppert, AICP, September 17, 2020. We continually adapt to environmental, societal, economic, and other changes. But adaptation doesn’t come easily and it doesn’t happen by promoting the status quo.
‘Monster in the Mission’ site slated for affordable housing
By Jared Brey, September 11, 2020. A group has agreed to buy the site and donate the land to the city for affordable housing to fulfill the affordability requirements of a separate project of nearly 1,000 units.
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