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.
Oct 15, 2012 APA
The American Planning Association has released its annual list of the country's 10 great neighborhoods, 10 great streets, and 10 great public spaces.
Oct 3, 2012 APA
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.
Jul 10, 2012 APA
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.
Jun 20, 2012 APA Sustaining Places
Today, the American Planning Association (APA) released the findings of their 2012 national poll of Americans' opinions on planning. The results should have planners feeling warm and fuzzy inside.
Jun 14, 2012 APA
How communication based on emotion and intuition, rather than reason, may be the key to peaceful coexistence with Tea Partiers and Agenda 21ers.
May 1, 2012 PlaceShakers
The APA has announced its 2012 National Planning Excellence Award winners. Award recipients come from a diverse array of locales including: New York City; Wilmington, North Carolina; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Cleveland, Ohio.
Jan 23, 2012 Planning.org
Stuart Meck and Rebecca Retzlaff call the attention of AICP certified planners to an upcoming change to the certification process which they believe will "degrade and cheapen" the AICP designation. Exclusive
Nov 28, 2011 By
The Houston neighborhood of Montrose was recently named one of the APA's 'Great Neighborhoods' for 2009, but as this editorial suggests, planners had nothing to do with it.
Oct 13, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
The American Planning Association has released its picks for Great Places in America for 2009, including their choices for Streets, Public Spaces and Neighborhoods. Skagway, Alaska's Broadway tops the list.
Oct 8, 2009 American Planning Association