Project Updates
February 6, 2018

One Decatur Has Been Adopted! Focus Shifts to Implementation.

On February 5, 2018, The City of Decatur, Alabama adopted the One Decatur Comprehensive Plan. It was the final step in an 18-month planning process to create a new city-wide…
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Project Updates
February 2, 2018

Making it Happen: Envision Athens Wraps Up its Action Agenda Establishing a New Vision for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

In the fall of 2016, the Athens-Clarke community began a journey to develop a common vision and strategic action plan to guide the County forward, called Envision Athens. The plan…
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January 16, 2018

Upper Arlington’s River Ridge/Kingsdale West Study Focuses on Preserving Neighborhood Character

Planning NEXT is currently helping the City of Upper Arlington (UA) with the River Ridge/Kingsdale West Study. The study area includes the River Ridge neighborhood, an intact post-WW2 (1950s) community…
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Project Updates
January 16, 2018

CONNECT Clark County Comprehensive Plan has been unveiled!

After a year and a half-long, countywide planning effort, the draft CONNECT Clark County Comprehensive Plan has been presented to the community. CONNECT Clark County was launched in the fall…
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Project Updates
December 11, 2017

Montgomery looks to its future

Planning NEXT has been selected to lead another major planning effort in the State of Alabama.  Next year our team will begin working with the City of Montgomery on a…
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AwardsProject Updates
December 11, 2017

Another award from APA-Alabama!

Map for Mobile: Framework for Growth, the first Comprehensive Plan for Mobile, Alabama in over twenty years, has been honored with an award from the Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association. With leadership from Mayor Sandy Stimpson, City staff, and a volunteer steering committee, the planning process brought together a broad range of community members to shape the multifaceted plan. Planning NEXT worked with…
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Project Updates
December 4, 2017

Age-Friendly Columbus Strategic Plan Released

Following a two-year research and planning process, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has launched the Age-Friendly Columbus Strategic Plan. In a press event at the Gateway Film Center on November 28,…
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Project Updates
October 17, 2017

Who says you can’t go home…

Planning NEXT has been selected by Premier Health and the University of Dayton to develop a vision for 38 acres on South Main Street, the former home of the Montgomery County…
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Project Updates
October 10, 2017

One Decatur community continues to move forward together

The draft One Decatur comprehensive plan has been unveiled! Approximately 250 people turned out to view the draft plan at an Open House last week. Participants were able to view boards about the plan's recommendations and to identify their priority actions for implementation. The plan reflects the values and aspirations of the community and is organized around five theme areas: Creating a Quality…
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Awards
September 29, 2017

GroveCity2050 wins award from APA-Ohio

We are pleased to announce that GroveCity2050 has been honored with an award from the American Planning Association’s Ohio Chapter! The award recognizes GroveCity2050 for Comprehensive Planning (Small Jurisdiction) and…
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