American Planning Association

April 25, 2004, 1pm PDT
The opening session at the 2004 APA Conference features U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) who emphasizes the role of planners as political advocates.
American Planning Association
March 26, 2004, 11am PST
The APA's chooses 25 issues and events that have had the greatest impact on U.S. and global planning since 1978.
American Planning Association
February 19, 2004, 6am PST
Eliminating bias against urban schools may be the key to accomplishing Smart Growth.
American Planning Association
February 16, 2004, 6am PST
Commuters complain about Washington DC's Metro system but use it all the same. For Planning Practice, Alex Marshall rides the rails to find out why.
American Planning Association
February 11, 2004, 11am PST
Web-based tools to facilitate communication, data sharing, analysis, and public input in the planning process will be pervasive in planning within the next several years.
American Planning Association
January 3, 2004, 11am PST
Planners must address the challenges of a multicultural society but also recognize multiculturalism is a revitalization tool.
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June 27, 2003, 11am PDT
Overplanning leads to sterile developments and subdivisions that lack creativity.
American Planning Association
June 16, 2003, 7am PDT
The University of Cambridge, England, uses technology to explain the university's development plans to staff, students, alumni, and the community.
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May 28, 2003, 5am PDT
What planners can do to ensure that transit-oriented development works as advertized.
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April 27, 2003, 3am PDT
The Southern California Association of Governments growth visioning website is profiled as an example of making technology accessible.
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April 18, 2003, 2pm PDT
The American Planning Association has adopted a policy guide on how planners can play a significant role in reducing homelessness.
American Planning Association
April 16, 2003, 12pm PDT
Urge Council Members to "Fix What's Broken" Before Addressing Complex Issues
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April 6, 2003, 12pm PDT
The APA honors the most outstanding efforts in the art, science, and profession of community planning.
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March 5, 2003, 6am PST
APA's releases a study on the aesthetic and economic benefits and impacts of on-premises commercial signs.
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March 4, 2003, 10am PST
In our rush to adopt the newest technologies we overlook the impact that everyday technologies — like e-mail — can have on government's ability to engage citizens.
American Planning Association
February 16, 2003, 1pm PST
The Smart Growth Reader is APA's new online, members-only compilation of 60 articles exploring all facets of smart growth.
American Planning Association
January 30, 2003, 5am PST
From time to time, a new technology emerges that truly empowers citizens. In the case of urban planning, it is a new tool called Neighborhood Knowledge California (NKCA).
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January 27, 2003, 7am PST
Will form-based zoning codes supplant conventional 0rdinances?
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January 22, 2003, 9am PST
A County Commission in Georgia proposes to abolishing public planning. APA replies.
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January 20, 2003, 6am PST
Professional Builder Magazine gives, then withdraws, award to APA for its Growing Smart Project.
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