October 14, 2013, 10am PDT
The role of photography in urban planning should not be underestimated. Visual communication is incredibly important and powerful. Michael Heater provides a guide to using photos to remember, inspire, and create.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 11, 2012, 7am PDT
For planners searching for hard to find historic census data in a GIS-ready format, the National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) may be the one-stop shop you've been looking for.
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.
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.
June 14, 2012, 9am PDT
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.
May 10, 2012, 6am PDT
Jeremy Nelson and Jason Schrieber identify six communities that are paving the way in utilizing smart parking management to simultaneously solve their parking problems while reinvigorating their neighborhoods and downtowns.
March 2, 2012, 5am PST
Jason Jordan reports on House and Senate subcommittee hearings this week that focused on water infrastructure concerns and a proposed new program to better address funding and financing options.
December 2, 2011, 12pm PST
Robin Rather, CEO of Collective Strength, speaks about how planners can build support for planning in their communities and counter critics.