Online Interactive Planning Tools


How livable, sustainable and resilient is your community?
How does it compare to others?

The Center for Urban and Environmental  Solutions (CUES) Planning Tools Directory serves as a source for decision makers and the public to access the functions and methods of publicly available web-based indicator tools regarding aspects of urbanity, livability, and quality of life. Dozens of interactive tools are sorted into one or more applicable categories (below) and further analyzed across multiple dimensions.  Find a list of all the tools here.

For tools under a specific category, choose the relevant category below.

Civic EngagementdemographicsdevelopmentEarthquake Guideeconomyeducationenvironmentequityhealthhousinginfrastructurejobsland usemobilitypolicyresiliencesafetysustainabilitytransportation

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