Northern News

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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Northern News – May 2018

APA NATIONAL’S GOLD ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOES TO SF TEENS. Marin County, San Francisco, and San Jose also received achievement awards at the APA national conference in New Orleans, April 23rd. Page 1 SUCCESSFUL MARCH 29 SUMMIT ON LIVABLE COMMUNITIES FOR ALL AGES. Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP. Northern Section collaborated with AARP to plan and host the Summit
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Northern News – April 2018

“HOW I BECAME A PLANNING DIRECTOR.” YPG’s Veronica Flores reports. Following a panel discussion, 12 planning directors each met with five young planners and emerging professionals in a comfortable setting to share what they know. Page 1 WHERE IN THE WORLD. A photo by Erin Camarera from a country we have not previously covered. Page
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Northern News – March 2018

FINDING AND SUPPORTING ALLIES FOR LIVABLE COMMUNITIES (of all ages). Erin McAuliff. Supportive built environments can strengthen individual relationships, ensure access to care, resources, and recreation, and reduce isolation across the lifespan. Page 1 PLANNERS AND STUDENTS VISIT BRAZIL FOR COLLABORATIVE SERVICE AND LEARNING. Mike Jacobson, with Alex Hinds, Tonya Veitch, and Hing Wong, AICP. Members of a
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