Los Angeles — Planetizen, the leading news and information website for the urban planning, design and development community, has partnered with Smart City Radio to produce a monthly segment airing on public radio stations around the country.

The new audio segments, which provide a summary and analysis of the most interesting and intriguing planning-related stories featured on Planetizen are also available online as a Planetizen podcast.

“This new partnership allows Planetizen to reach a broader audience that cares about planning issues,” said Abhijeet Chavan, co-editor of Planetizen. “We’re very pleased to be collaborating with Smart City Radio.”

Hosted by Carol Coletta, president and CEO of CEOs for Cities, Smart City Radio is a weekly, hour-long public radio talk show that takes an in-depth look at urban life.

“The built environment and place making are such an integral part of any city’s DNA, and Planetizen is the premier source for the latest news on planning, design and development,” said Coletta.

You can listen to Smart City at http://www.smartcityradio.com.

The latest Planetizen news podcast is available at http://www.planetizen.com/node/21786