American Planning Association

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
Recent work by the American Planning Association’s professional institute’s Community Planning Assistance Teams program examined the case study provided by growth management challenges in and around the city of Helena, Montana.
Jun 21, 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
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
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
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
The American Planning Association (APA) has released its annual list of 10 Great Neighborhoods, 10 Great Streets, and 10 Great Public Spaces.
Oct 2, 2014   American Planning Association
During the American Planning Association's (APA) 2014 National Planning Conference in Atlanta, the APA announced findings from a national opinion survey that shows a clear interest in place-making among the concerns of Americans of all ages.
May 1, 2014   American Planning Association
The APA has announced the election of the next president of the national organization—Carol Rhea, FAICP.
Apr 30, 2014   American Planning Association
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.
Jan 22, 2014   American Planning Association