APA

June 28, 2016, 9am PDT
The APA blog issues a call to action to promote park equity.
American Planning Association
March 31, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has been awarded the American Planning Association's 2016 "National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Agency."
Planning Magazine
November 26, 2015, 7am PST
Ten key conferences in 2016 for planners, architects, and urban design professionals, summarized by Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner.
UrbDeZine
October 2, 2015, 7am PDT
The APA's flagship program is back with its 2015 iteration—celebrating the best neighborhoods, public spaces, and streets in the United States.
American Planning Association
September 11, 2015, 8am PDT
The Plan4Health program has provided an avenue for chapters of the American Public Health Association and the American Planning Association to fund and complete projects that improve the public health outcomes of the built environment.
The Nation's Health
Blog post
April 25, 2015, 1pm PDT
Every year we analyze all of the tweets from the APA Conference and tell you about the trends in planning. With 2,884 people tweeting from the APA Conference, there is a lot of great ideas, links, and pictures that we can all learn from.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
October 2, 2014, 2pm PDT
The American Planning Association (APA) has released its annual list of 10 Great Neighborhoods, 10 Great Streets, and 10 Great Public Spaces.
American Planning Association
Blog post
May 1, 2014, 7am PDT
Every year we analyze all of the tweets from the APA Conference and tell you about the trends in planning. With more than 1,000 people tweeting from the APA Conference, there is a lot of great ideas, links, and blogs that we can all learn from.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
January 22, 2014, 1pm PST
The American Planning Association has announced the 18 Excellence Award and 10 Achievement Award winners for 2014. The selections for the Planning Pioneer and Planning Landmark awards are likely to generate some discussion.
American Planning Association
October 5, 2013, 5am PDT
To celebrate National Community Planning Month, the American Planning Association (APA) has revealed its seventh annual list of the country's 10 great neighborhoods, 10 great streets, and 10 great public spaces.
APA
October 2, 2013, 8am PDT
October is National Community Planning Month in the United States, and the American Planning Association (APA) has launched an informative webpage chock full of resources to help you celebrate this year's theme: People and Places.
APA
July 11, 2013, 1pm PDT
After several years spent facing strong professional headwinds, former APA president Mitchell Silver is encouraged to see planners revitalizing the profession by embracing their roots.
Citiwire
April 24, 2013, 10am PDT
A session at the recent APA National Conference in Chicago gathered together the heads of the major built-environment professional organizations to discuss their unique and shared challenges. One subject was on each head's mind: Water.
ASLA The Dirt
Blog post
April 21, 2013, 8am PDT
Every year we analyze all of the tweets from the APA Conference and tell you about the trends in planning. With more than 1,000 people tweeting from the APA Conference, there is a lot of great ideas, links, and blogs that we can all learn from.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
January 9, 2013, 11am PST
Today, the American Planning Association announced the 18 recipients of 2013 National Planning Excellence Awards and the 12 recipients of the first-ever National Planning Achievement Awards.
APA
Feature
October 31, 2012, 4pm PDT
Planning education and practice fail to recognize the importance of physical design and spatial planning. Randall Arendt diagnoses the root of the disorder and suggests some treatments for returning urban planning to good health.
Randall Arendt
October 15, 2012, 10am PDT
In this month's edition of its Planning Advisory Service (PAS) spotlight, the APA looks at the ways in which different communities are addressing homelessness in their comprehensive plans, and through other types of documents.
APA
October 3, 2012, 1pm PDT
The American Planning Association has released its annual list of the country's 10 great neighborhoods, 10 great streets, and 10 great public spaces.
APA
July 10, 2012, 11am PDT
The American Planning Association has released the findings of its biennial salary survey of the planning profession. Check out the results to see how your compensation stacks up.
APA
June 20, 2012, 9am PDT
Integrated food systems planning is a cornerstone of efforts to create healthy and sustainable communities across America. Kimberley Hodgson summarizes recent research conducted by the APA that evaluates which communities are leading the way.
APA Sustaining Places