Confronting uncertainty is the very reason planning is so critical

Uncertainty and ambiguity make planning more difficult and more important. A community plan can help mitigate issues and provide a road map with directions depending on circumstances. The future belongs to those who plan for it. We move communities toward what’s NEXT.

Whether maintaining momentum, steering the future or completely altering a trajectory, we cultivate a shared vision and develop a well-founded action plan.

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Moving communities toward what’s NEXT.

Here are the stories of communities from Athens to Columbus to Valparaiso in which ideas become vision, vision becomes a plan, and the plan becomes what’s NEXT.

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July 1, 2020

LinkUS: Northwest Corridor launches as part of major mobility initiative for central Ohio

On June 30, the City of Columbus, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) unveiled LinkUS,…
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June 23, 2020

Real heroes of Planning NEXT during COVID

Children of pN participating on a Zoom call While COVID-19 is still with us, we are beginning to re-emerge from…
June 4, 2020

This is on us

This photo was taken one block from the Planning NEXT office and is part of nearly 15 blocks of boarded-up…

The future holds the greatest thing: possibility.

Our work represents what we believe. At the core of every enduring community is a planned future mindful of people, place and character.


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