Scenario Planning for Cities and Regions

Managing and Envisioning Uncertain Futures

Robert Goodspeed

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2020


This book offers the first in-depth examination of scenario planning. This urban and regional planning approach enables communities to create and analyze multiple plausible versions of the future in the face of rapid technology advances, climate change, and other twenty-first century challenges. Robert Goodspeed explains what scenario planning is and presents evidence of its effectiveness. Intended for urban planning professionals, students, and researchers, the book includes a clear overview of scenario planning methods, a chapter on specific modeling and simulation tools, case studies, and helpful synopses at the conclusion of each chapter.


ISBN: 9781558444003

288 pages, ibl/w illustrations, 24.8 x 14.8 cm, paperback, English