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Planning Humor

Posted on July 25th, by Katie Bannon in Uncategorized. 1 Comment

Even the most enthusiastic planners have days when they feel discouraged. How about using humor to cope? Below are some recommendations for planning-related humor.

 

Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation has some of the funniest TV moments for …


Travels in (Mostly) Northeastern Indiana

Posted on October 21st, by Katie Bannon in Downtowns, Economic Development, Transportation, Urban Design. No Comments

By Katie Bannon, AICP, APA-IN Communications Committee Chair

Most of us know how valuable traveling can be for improving our practice of urban planning. However, I think we too often think only of traveling to faraway locales and undervalue traveling …


Why I Became a Planner Blog Series – Christy Langley, AICP

Posted on July 9th, by Nate Nickel in Why I Became a Planner. No Comments

By Nate Nickel

Christy Langley, AICP is the Director of Planning & Development for the City of Noblesville. In this role she is responsible for developing a long range planning program with goals, objectives and implementation measures for the City. …


Why I Became a Planner Blog Series – Anna Dragovich

Posted on December 19th, by Katie Bannon in Why I Became a Planner. No Comments

By Katie Bannon, AICP

As a kid, Anna Dragovich didn’t realize that planning had an impact on the place she grew up. Her home and family farm were located on a busy street in rural Stark County, Ohio. She remembers …


Why I Became a Planner Blog Series – Bob Thompson

Posted on October 1st, by Katie Bannon in Why I Became a Planner. No Comments

By Katie Bannon, AICP

Bob Thompson, AICP, APA-Indiana Chapter President, has been the Planning Director in Porter County, Indiana for over 15 years. Bob’s career in planning came about after first working in some of the more technical aspects of …