Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS

56 Batty, Michael (2008) Planning support system, Progress, prediction, and speculations on the shape of things to come, in Brail, R. K. eds. Planning support systems for cities and regions. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Discussion Questions 1. Does the planning profession need to keep up with the transformation and proliferation of GIS technolo- gies? If so, how? If not, why not? 2. What does the ‘democratization of GIS’ mean for the expert planner? 3. Can planning support systems become a tool that enables the public to participate in decision-making? If so, how? If not, why not? Contextual Applications of Chapter 10 Cities, Mapped by "eir Snow Routes "is Map Wants to Change How You "ink About Your Commute Chapter 10: "e Future of GIS