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
Each year, the American Planning Association singles out neighborhoods that "...represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow."
Oct 13, 2011   American Planning Association
In Modesto CA, a portion of sales tax is used to support the Local Transportation Fund (LTF) which is used for dial-a-ride, trains, and other transit services. Instead, the county wants to use this money for road fixtures.
Oct 10, 2011   American Planning Association
Every year the APA reveals a list of great public spaces in America. Bicentennial Capitol Mall Park in Tennessee is just one of they have chosen. Other places include Milwaukee RiverWalk in Wisconsin and Monument Circle in Indiana.
Oct 4, 2011   American Planning Association
The American Planning Association has released its 2010 selections for great public spaces, streets and neighborhoods, ranging from a sculpture garden in Alabama to New York's transformed Bryant Park.
Oct 13, 2010   American Planning Association
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
The APA has created 11 model smart growth codes, which are available for download.
May 26, 2006   American Planning Association
The "median" planner is 42 years old, has been in the field for 13 years, specializes in community development and redevelopment, and earns $64,000. States with highest salaries are D.C., California and New Jersey.
May 11, 2006   American Planning Association
A special six-member team of planners assembled by the APA put published its report, "Charting the Course for Rebuilding a Great American City," which includes short-and long-term recommendations for improving the city's planning.
Dec 2, 2005   American Planning Association