American Planning Association

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is celebrating its 50th year. To help commemorate the occasion, the American Planning Association looks back on its partnership with HUD.
Jun 19, 2015   American Planning Association
An op-ed from the Kentucky state chapter of the American Planning Association takes a strong stance against regulations that could allow the permitting of LED billboards along highways.
Jun 16, 2015   The Courier-Journal
The American Planning Association is keeping tabs on a bill making its way through Congress that would cut funding for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Jun 7, 2015   APA Policy News
Rep. Ted Poe (R – Texas) has introduced legislation that would gut the reach of the American Community Survey—one of the most useful sources of information for planning research.
May 28, 2015   APA Policy News
American Planning Association Executive Director Jim Drinan and Congress for New Urbanism President and CEO Lynn Richards made a video announcing a new era of partnership between the two organizations.
Apr 30, 2015   American Planning Association
Blog Post
The APA Conference in Seattle, Washington had so much going on! Blog Post
Apr 25, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A highlight of the APA's National Planning Conference every year—the presentation of the National Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards.
Apr 22, 2015   American Planning Association
The American Planning Association has invited students to contribute blog posts on their reactions to the APA National Conference. Their thoughts so far have revealed holistic concerns and creative thinking—positive signs for the next generation.
Apr 20, 2015   American Planning Association
Blog Post
The headline prior to the commencement of the APA National Conference on April 18 in Seattle, Washington was that the event would draw 6,200 attendees. Blog Post
Apr 19, 2015   By James Brasuell
Tom Sanchez and Nader Afzalan explore the age old question, "what is planning?" in their new report published earlier this week.
Oct 31, 2014   Tom Sanchez
The American Planning Association (APA) is seeking input for an update of the 2000 Planning for Sustainability Policy Guide.
Oct 20, 2014   American Planning Association