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.

Staff Activity
May 10, 2022

Michael, Sarah and Sarah Promoted to Directors

Serving communities at a high level is impossible without high-capacity leadership. At Planning NEXT we are fortunate to have outstanding…
Staff Activity
April 30, 2022

Jamie Green Speaks to APTA Emerging Leaders

On April 28, Planning NEXT’s principal, Jamie Greene, spoke at a workshop for American Public Transit Association (APTA) Emerging Leaders…
Project Updates
April 15, 2022

Big Ideas in Knox County, Tennessee

The 18-month planning process, Advance Knox, is underway! The planning team—which is led by Kimley Horn and Planning NEXT with…

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.


Creating, transforming and revitalizing communities. Ready for planning NEXT?

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