History of Participatory Planning in the United States

1 History of Participatory Planning Participatory planning, a process that involves citizens in decision-making regarding their communities, has a long and complex history in the United States. This methodology was born out of a need to ensure comprehensive and inclusive participation of local people in designing urban planning projects. Planning has not always been embraced … Read more

How is Participatory Planning Done?

1 Participatory Planning Participatory planning is a collaborative process that involves the active participation of various stakeholders in the decision-making process regarding community development projects. This process can include community planning workshops, advisory committees, participatory budgeting, participatory mapping, and virtual participation.    Objectives Understand the importance of public participation in community planning Learn about various … Read more