Since 1949, APA's PAS Report series has offered planners comprehensive guidance on important planning issues and innovative practices.
Smart Cities: Integrating Technology, Community, and Nature
PAS Report 599
The digital era provides opportunities like never before. This PAS Report shows planners how to lead the way in helping to create smart cities that benefit community members, improve local government operations, correct planning mistakes from the past, and shape a better future of livability, sustainability, and resilience for all.
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PAS published its first Information Report in 1949. To celebrate this history, we have made available a wealth of past issues from the archives. We hope you enjoy these fascinating snapshots of planning issues of yesteryear.
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We're always looking for authors to write or update PAS Reports on a variety of planning topics. Visit the archive to see the list of all past reports and review our proposal submission guidelines. If you have an idea for a PAS Report, please contact Ann Dillemuth at PASReports@planning.org.
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