May 2, 2022
This blog post provides an overview of siting community facilities as a planning approach to increase physical activity in small and rural communities through everyday destinations. It is part of the Everyday Destinations series.
May 2, 2022
This 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.
April 22, 2022
The evolution of creating APA's 23rd division - Arts and Planning.
April 20, 2022
As planners prepare to come together for NPC22, attendees have several opportunities to give back to our host city.
January 27, 2022
Uncovering JAPA: While planners have long valued diversity, equity, and inclusion, Municipal cultural plans too often treat diversity, equity, and inclusion superficially.
November 12, 2021
Spotlight on Zoning Practice: Cities, towns, and counties often take a light touch when it comes to zoning for major educational and health-care campuses. But do demographic and technological changes mean it's time to rethink the status quo?
July 30, 2020
Uncovering JAPA: Where should you have your meeting to engage the community? The Venue Creation Tool can help you decide.
June 29, 2020
APA’s Arts and Planning Interest Group is working to establish a more formal partnership between planners and artists with the help of Sue Mobley, a new visiting fellow.
May 16, 2019
Uncovering JAPA: Caroline Chen explores the potential for tension between the ways that planners and government envision a public space and how people actually use it.
March 29, 2019
Forecast Public Art is collaborating with APA to identify and address gaps at the intersection of public art and planning practice.
April 6, 2018
What if every schoolyard was a green schoolyard? Multifunctional schoolyards can ensure kids' healthy mental, physical, cognitive, and social development.
June 30, 2017
This summer, it's time to enjoy the weather at your local park. APA's Great Places in America program has celebrated dozens of the nation's most captivating and well-planned public spaces.
May 9, 2017
Peter Kageyama shares the blueprint for cities that grab us by the heart and don't let go.
May 3, 2017
From the LGBTQ and Planning Division newsletter, a guide to music landmarks in New York City.
April 5, 2016
An early-morning run down Phoenix's Roosevelt Row shows off the area's murals, bungalows, infill development, transit stations, and galleries.