For those of you interested in planning history, here’s a link to a PSA, which is a blast from the past. It reminds me of a combination of Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoons and my Planning 101 class.
It’s worth the watch!
Think carefully, though, about the promise of planning embedded in the presentation. Compare it to the promise of contemporary planning ideals: are our hopes for new/green/sustainable urbanism that much different in their naivete than in the postwar period?