Pope Francis, who will be visiting Philadelphia later this year, has created a buzz in the planning community due to his recent encyclical. Subtitled "Our Care for Our Common Home," it mainly focused on environmental concerns, but also had good words for planners striving to create livable communities.
Read about how the Pope's words apply to planning in Next City's article: Pope to Urban Planners: Build Better Cities.
And don't get stuck in traffic during the 2015 World Meeting of Families! Find out how your commute will be affected: Key things to know about transit during the World Meeting of Families