Northern News

Northern News, March 2019

In this issue: Photos from the Ouro Preto, Brazil, field trip. In memoriam, Joseph Kott, AICP, researched benefits of ‘green streets’. Meet a local planner, Shannon Fiala. Meet our newest Northern Section Board members.
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Northern News — February 2019

You can download this month’s issue as a PDF, read it online as a virtual magazine, or review the contents below and click directly to articles and features. Below Market Rate in California Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP. How America’s first inclusionary housing came to be built 46 years ago in Palo Alto — a place consistently ranked as
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Northern News Dec 2018-Jan 2019

You can download this month’s issue as a PDF, read it online as a virtual magazine, or review the contents below and click directly to articles and features. Assessing San Jose’s Diridon Station area SJSU MURP students. Changes coming to the area include California high-speed rail, a new Google campus, and a BART extension through downtown. In partnership
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Northern News – November 2018

You can download this month’s issue as a PDF, read it online as a virtual magazine, or review the contents below and click directly to articles.   Can “inclusionary industrial” zoning save manufacturing space in San Francisco? Emily Nonko. An initiative to build affordable commercial space in San Francisco borrows from the affordable housing playbook. Page 1 Director’s
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Northern News – October 2018

We came, we planned, we were wrong Pete Parkinson, AICP. One planner’s wildfire experience changed his views. Page 1 Director’s note Sharon Grewal, AICP. Daylong symposium on ‘Autonomous Vehicles and the City,’ Oct. 15. | There’s still time to register for the 2018 Chapter Conference in San Diego, Oct. 7–10 | New on the Northern
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Northern News – September 2018

You can read the entire issue online as a virtual magazine, download it as a PDF, or click on the link at the end of each article description below. Cities urged to act on ride-hailing services Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP. A new report highlights the increasing use of ride-hailing services and cites the general absence of
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Northern News – July/August 2018

You can read the entire issue online as a virtual magazine, download it as a PDF, or click on the links at the end of the individual articles (below). Creating built environments for an aging population Matt Raimi, AICP. Planning — so important to improving our communities as our population changes — is all the more
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Northern News – June 2018

HOUSING Reverse BANANA: Build all Kinds of Housing Almost Everywhere Naphtali Knox, FAICP, interviews Denise Pinkston, MCRP. We need that “missing middle,” from ADUs to fourplexes. If a third of the Bay Area’s existing single-family homes each added one unit over the next decade, we would add half-a-million homes with no visible disruption to our
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