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
APA Executive Director Paul Farmer testifies at a joint congressional hearing about plans for rebuilding New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Oct 20, 2005   American Planning Association
APA publishes a workbook from the Planning for a Disaster-Resistant Community AICP Workshop at the 2005 APA National Planning Conference.
Sep 11, 2005   American Planning Association