Sponsored Content from Tyler Technologies. Local governments are bringing community development online to automate processes and effectively engage with citizens. Learn how Columbia, MO, and Temecula, CA, are driving a digital transformation.
Planners are increasingly aware of neurodiversity, focusing on fostering community engagement and advocating for inclusion in the workplace. Neurodiversity, encompassing variations like autism, offers a broader perspective on human differences, relevant to planning and the built environment.
APA Florida’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee launched a survey to better understand the intersection of experiences and the work of planning in Florida concerning equity, diversity, and inclusion. The survey results and a panel discussion were shared via a webinar.
For many planners, “smart city” is just a buzzword that does not connect with their community goals and is not part of their vision or toolkit. This is something that needs to change. The question is not whether planners should plan for smart cities, but rather how they can do so in equitable and sustainable ways.
Sponsored Content from Tyler Technologies. Learn how Horry County, South Carolina put GIS at the core of government operations and made data readily accessible to residents, developers, contractors, and visitors.
Uncovering JAPA: The experiences of African American/Black and Hispanic/Latin/o/a/x planners illustrate it is necessary to increase diversity in the workplace but also create inclusive work environments.
Los Angeles' City Planning department created Spanish Translation Style Guide, a tool to broaden support for key programs, respond to citizens’ needs, and collect input from diverse LEP voices across the city.
Sponsored content from enCode Plus. As communities move toward digital planning and zoning tools to mitigate these challenges, emerging technology, like enCode Plus, must help them deliver critical services.
Learn how organizations are translating EDI values into actionable initiatives. Los Angeles and Denver, among others, are taking steps to promote diversity and equity. It also provides tips for expanding EDI efforts in small businesses and highlights WSP's global diversity focus.
Key takeaways from the ACSP/APA Practitioner Diversity Climate Survey. Planners acknowledge that employers are responsible for creating a climate of inclusion that starts at recruitment and continues through promotion. Employees also need ongoing training and support to accomplish these goals.
Digitalization is the conversion of processes or roles from an analog form to a digital form? What are some of these broader societal trends in digitalization, and what are the implications for planning?