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Northern News May 2020

(Above: Guadalupe River Trail, Jason Su) • Avery Livengood, AICP: Green gentrification • From past Section Directors: Marlene Stevenson, Darcy Kremin, AICP • “Meet a local planner” in academe • Audrey Shiramizu: TDM post-pandemic • Micromobility can rebuild cities (Next City) • Where in the world • Who’s where • “What will our future look like?” • TWO news roundups.
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Northern News April 2020

All of us are dealing with a loss of normalcy. Your editors have met the challenge with another issue of locally authored articles, announcements, and interesting news summaries. As we planners physically separate from one another, let's challenge our professional selves to maintain an abiding sense of service to, and caring for, our communities. (Photo: An empty Facebook campus on March 12.)
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Northern News March 2020

(Photo: Chris Hadfield, NASA, 2014.) In this issue: BART progresses toward developing land at its stations under AB 2923. A 2019 book addresses the disinvestment/investment conundrum. Making it easier to negotiate the maze of Bay Area transit agencies. Deadline March 13 for Section Award nominations. Plus “Meet a local planner,” “Where in the world,” “Who’s where,” and a note from our new Director.
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Northern News February 2020

To kick off 2020, we’re featuring articles on Oakland 2100-The Game, results from January’s Northern News survey, tiny homes for homeless vets in Sonoma Co., and the passing of a planning pioneer. Plus our regular features: “Meet a local planner,” “Where in the world,” “Who’s where,” and the “Director’s note” with a surprise announcement.
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Northern News October 2019

San Francisco skyline, looking SSE from Tiburon (photo by George Osner, AICP). Featured in this issue are "Meet a local planner" and downtown articles from both sides of the Bay. Publish YOUR urban planning article or photo. To submit, or for more information, contact
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Northern News September 2019

This photo of Julia Pfieffer Burns State Park in Monterey, CA, is by Libby Tyler, FAICP. Our feature article, republished with permission from NextCity, is about CaRLA’s lawsuits. Your locally authored article can be featured in our next issue: Contact
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Northern News May 2021

(Above: The Ferry Point tunnel connects Point Richmond’s ‘Bayside’ with its ‘refinery side.’ Photo: George Osner, AICP) • IN THE MAY ISSUE: Updating plans for Milpitas’ already successful TOD • Market research for post-pandemic planning • Northern Section’s 2021 award winners • A book review • ‘Where in the world’ photos • ‘Who’s where’ • ‘Planning news roundup,’ and much more.
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Northern News April 2021

(Russian Hill photo by N. Knox, May 1966.) Miroo Desai, AICP, is our local planner interview. Alan Hoffman on inverted planning for transportation. HUD USER on the spatial heterogeneity of gentrification. And much more!
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