Now Available Online – Volume 44 of the Carolina Planning Journal

Volume 44 of the Carolina Planning Journal is now available for free on the Carolina Planning Journal webpage. Just scroll to the bottom and click on the link!

The theme of Volume 44, Changing Ways, Making Change, was inspired by the planner’s enduring yet evolving relationship with change. Our field is inherently intertwined with change: how can we best adapt to and manage inevitable change, prevent detrimental change, and create positive change in our communities?

Here’s a sneak preview of what this edition has in store:

  • Patricia AmendErika Brandt, MCRP ’17, Leigh Anne King, AICP, LEED AP, Cheryl PlourdeCharlotte R. Stewart, and Emila Sutton provide an overview of affordable housing tools and program to address both supply- and demand-side housing needs in North Carolina.
  • Rebecca E. Kemper shares a compelling case study of artist residencies shifting from “placemakers” to “placekeepers” to counter displacement pressures in creative districts.   
  • Mia Candy, MCRP ’16 encourages us to look beyond US borders for gender mainstreaming interventions that better meet the needs of women, making cities more accessible, convenient, and affordable for all. 
  • Michelle E. Nance, AICP and Emily Scott-Cruz present a deep dive of women and transit, culminating in a robust list of recommendations for policymakers and planners.
  • Seth LaJeunesse, MCRP ’10 challenges us to rethink our current transportation safety narrative by proffering a new Safe Systems paradigm.
  • A timely commentary on the introduction of electric scooters in Indianapolis by Daniel Hedglin, MCRP ’14, is sure to resonate with many municipalities navigating policy creation fitting to a new and unexpected mode of transport.
  • In light of continually record-breaking hurricane seasons, Samantha Porter, MPA and Lindsay Oluyede, AICP propose a novel application of social media and ride-hailing for equitable evacuation that better serves vulnerable populations.

Check out the rest in the full volume available here.