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Urban and regional planners use Esri technology to envision a better future for communities. Take a geospatial approach to create safe, vibrant places where people can live, work, learn, and play. Planners, developers, landscape architects, and urban designers can use Esri maps and spatial analytics to make the case for change, streamline the development process, and engage citizens.

"Esri's new GeoPlanner and updated CityEngine further its aim of reaching land-use planners who are casual or expert users of GIS software."

Gartner Report: Esri’s Easy-to-Use GeoPlanner Will Appeal to Urban Planners New to GIS

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A 3D Visualization Engine for Reimagining Cities

Drag and drop a bike lane here, a park there and create a perfect urban landscape. Conceive the urban environment on the fly with Esri CityEngine.
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Website Helps People Discover, Explore, and Improve US City Parks

The Trust for Public Land ParkScore project measures how well cities meet the needs for parks. Built with ArcGIS, the ParkScore tool empowers individuals and city leaders to improve park systems.
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Effecting Change, Designing the Future

Hear about the state of geodesign in a Q & A with Kelleann Foster, the director of the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Pennsylvania State University. She is also the lead faculty for the university’s new geodesign graduate programs. Read more

Esri Geodesign Solutions in Gartner Report

New report from Gartner (Esri's Easy-to-Use GeoPlanner Will Appeal to Urban Planners New to GIS) examines GeoPlanner for ArcGIS and Esri CityEngine. Read more

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