American Planning Association

$2.25 million in funding exemplifies the broadening focus of the American Planning Association on public health outcomes at the local level.
3 days ago   American Planning Association
The annual conference of the North Carolina chapter of the American Planning Conference brought together over 500 planners looking for lessons in planning for growth. The conference site of Raleigh provided a case study for a flourishing region. Exclusive
Oct 29, 2015  By Pete Sullivan
The APA's flagship program is back with its 2015 iteration—celebrating the best neighborhoods, public spaces, and streets in the United States.
Oct 2, 2015   American Planning Association
A study recently published in the Journal of the American Planning Association finds that the APA's definition of "great neighborhoods" might be leaving low-income and minority populations behind. Exclusive
Aug 27, 2015  By Emily Talen
A new resource created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in partnership with the APA makes it easier for planners to access the data necessary to plan for climate adaptation, sea level rise, and other forms of coastal resilience.
Aug 13, 2015   APA Policy News
The American Planning Association has released new information on the role of planners in providing safe routes to parks.
Jul 31, 2015   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