February 16, 2023
It's Perilous to Ignore “Gentle” Zoning ReformsSpotlight on Zoning Practice: Could subtle zoning changes make a big difference in your community?
January 24, 2023
Updated Large-Scale Solar Guidance from Solar@ScaleIs your community ready to have a conversation about large-scale solar development? Check out the new second edition of the Solar@Scale guidebook for a comprehensive discussion of local policies and actions that can affect the siting and design of community- and utility-scale solar facilities.
October 27, 2022
Re-Imagining Urban Industrial Rezoning in San FranciscoUncovering JAPA: What is the potential for manufacturing to take root in strong market cities with high costs of production?
June 21, 2022
How Does Your Zoning Treat Crypto Mining?Spotlight on Zoning Practice: Is it time for zoning to pay more attention to cryptocurrency mining?
May 2, 2022
Infill Development Supports Community ConnectivityThis blog post provides an overview of infill development as a planning approach to increase physical activity in small and rural communities through everyday destinations. It is part of the Everyday Destinations series.
January 14, 2022
Solar@Scale Webinar SeriesJoin APA and ICMA for a nine-part webinar series on how local government policies and actions affect large-scale solar development outcomes.
November 1, 2021
Solar@Scale: Opportunities for Planners to ActA new guidebook from APA and ICMA highlights key opportunities for planners to help speed the decarbonization of the U.S. electricity grid by promoting context-sensitive large-scale solar development in the communities they serve.
February 4, 2021
Does Industrial Preservation Promote Industrial Activity?Uncovering JAPA: How effective are industrial preservation policies in promoting industrial activity, and can planners use them as an economic development tool?
December 21, 2020
Exploring Gaps in Guidance for Large-Scale Solar DevelopmentThe Solar@Scale team recently analyzed the existing literature on planning and zoning for large-scale solar development and identified some significant gaps.
October 14, 2020
Solar@Scale: Improving the Local Rules for Large-Scale SolarAPA has partnered with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) on Solar@Scale, a new U.S. Department of Energy-funded project to help realize the potential benefits of large-scale solar development for cities, counties, and special districts.
March 19, 2020
Regional Planning Can Help With Environmental Impacts of WarehousesUncovering JAPA: How can planning help regulate the disproportionate concentration of e-commerce-related warehouse facilities in greenfield sites?
September 29, 2016
How DO Planners Deal with Local Fracking?A Summer 2016 JAPA article looks at how planners are dealing with the dangers and problems created by local fracking.
May 4, 2016
Legislators Express Support for Brownfields Reauthorization in House HearingMembers of Congress express support for the EPA Brownfields program’s success at revitalizing neighborhoods and spurring economic development.
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