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
APA's releases a study on the aesthetic and economic benefits and impacts of on-premises commercial signs.
Mar 5, 2003   American Planning Association
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.
Mar 4, 2003   American Planning Association
The Smart Growth Reader is APA's new online, members-only compilation of 60 articles exploring all facets of smart growth.
Feb 16, 2003   American Planning Association
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).
Jan 30, 2003   American Planning Association
Will form-based zoning codes supplant conventional 0rdinances?
Jan 27, 2003   American Planning Association
A County Commission in Georgia proposes to abolishing public planning. APA replies.
Jan 22, 2003   American Planning Association
Professional Builder Magazine gives, then withdraws, award to APA for its Growing Smart Project.
Jan 20, 2003   American Planning Association
The APA website presents questions answered by attorney John Bredin, author of the "Common Problems with Zoning Ordinances."
Jan 11, 2003   American Planning Association
In a what may be a developing nationwide trend, Tennessee has created state legislation that requires training for members of planning commissions.
Dec 19, 2002   American Planning Association
Cincinnati's Planning Department is among those city services considered "non-essential" by the City Council. The American Planning Association responds.
Dec 10, 2002   American Planning Association