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Visions for a New American Dream

1994 Paperback
Have haphazard growth patterns made it impossible to realize the classic American dream of owning a house in a neighborhood with a sense of community? This book shows you how to combine the best design principles of the past with the technological advances of the present to achieve a more satisfying community environment.

$69.95

Zoning and the American Dream

1990 Hardcover
Zoning's promise was simple and majestic: to create livable and beautiful cities. Has zoning lived up to its promise? Find out in this compelling look at the central land-use planning technique of the 20th century.

$25.00 Non-member sale

Planning in the American West

Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:00pm

The West is, and always has been, a markedly different place with different assets and challenges than other regions of the United States. This poster highlights the differences that should concern planners and local governments. See why proactive planning is needed to preserve the character, natural resources, and way of life the West provides.

$0.00

Planners and the Census (PAS 553)

2008 Paperback
Get the most out of Census 2010 and the American Community Survey.

$60.00

Journal of the American Planning Association—Print Edition

JAPA is the quarterly journal of record for the planning profession. JAPA publishes peer-reviewed, original research and analysis; expert commentaries; and book reviews. JAPA is published quarterly.

$48.00

Journal of the American Planning Association—Digital Edition

JAPA is the quarterly journal of record for the planning profession. JAPA publishes peer-reviewed, original research and analysis; expert commentaries; and book reviews. JAPA is published quarterly.

$0.00 Early Career Free Subscription EJOUR - Year 1 or 2

New Directors Institute

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30am

Launched in 2005, the New Directors Institute (NDI) is designed for first-time directors and those who have moved into a new position with greater challenges and opportunities. Discover the secrets of success in a full day of intensive training and personal reflection. You’ll explore the nature of leadership and learn how to:

  • Communicate with, manage, train, and inspire your staff
  • Handle fiscal crises and staffing cuts
  • Deal with your mayor and other elected officials
  • Keep a positive outlook in your new job

APA developed this dynamic training program in collaboration with seasoned directors from across the United States. If you’re a new director, you won’t want to miss this once-a-year opportunity to connect with your peers, get insights from a professional leadership trainer, and learn best practices from a distinguished faculty of accomplished planning directors.

Sponsored by: City Planning and Management Division

$595.00

CM | 8.0

Managers Institute

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30am

Are you a director, supervisor, or manager? Is a management position in your future? Come to the Managers Institute for a full day of intensive, interactive training and reflection. APA developed this practical, hands-on workshop with seasoned planning managers from across the United States. It’s an ideal opportunity to connect with other senior-level and aspiring managers as you explore:

  • Developing your management skills
  • Forging productive, fulfilling relationships
  • Creating winning ideas
  • Assuring successful outcomes
  • Building your external reputation

Learn the secrets of success from a professional leadership trainer and a faculty of accomplished senior-level managers. Whether you work in a public-sector agency or a private-sector firm, if you manage others, this is one workshop you won’t want to miss.

$595.00

CM | 8.0

What Planners Do

EPUB
Charles Hoch takes you inside the real world of planning practice, using lively storytelling to expose the tension between the authority of the professional planner and the politics of the public good.

$44.99

What Planners Do

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Charles Hoch takes you inside the real world of planning practice, using lively storytelling to expose the tension between the authority of the professional planner and the politics of the public good.

$44.99

What Planners Do

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Charles Hoch takes you inside the real world of planning practice, using lively storytelling to expose the tension between the authority of the professional planner and the politics of the public good.

$44.99

Emerging Professionals Institute

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00am

What does it take to stand out in today's job market? This institute provides critical guidance to doing just that. Designed for planners with 1-5 years of professional experience, this institute teaches how to grow a professional career and put your career on the right path. This highly interactive, small-group workshop will give you direct access to the field's top professionals and a network of peers to help you put your career on the right track. You will explore topics uniquely designed for emerging professionals, including: marketing yourself in today's economy, how to get things done effectively and efficiently, building communication skills that matter, and positioning yourself to grow the career you want. You will also explore critical changes to the planning field and traditional and non-traditional planning careers. Learn how to set yourself apart. Space is limited.

Visit http://www.planning.org/conference/epi/ for more information.

$125.00

Project Management for Planners

2002 Paperback
Certified planner and project manager Terry Clark tells planners how to use his proven system to write comprehensive plans, review proposals and complete planning projects on schedule within the budget.

$42.95

Planners and Planes (PAS 562)

2010 Paperback
The premise of this PAS Report is that airport planners and community planners must work together as partners during the development of planning processes.

$40.00

GIS for Planners – ArcGIS for Grants

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:00am

Go with the flow! Chart the workflow of the grants process from start to finish using COTS-based solutions — no programming or formal GIS training required. You’ll find out how to use the ArcGIS platform to qualify areas for grants. And you’ll learn an organized way to map out the grant’s results and share them with the right audiences.

$25.00

CM | 1.5

Social Media for Planners

2010 Streaming Media
Social media can promote citizen participation in planning and encourage the public to use planning resources. But more public engagement can create a management challenge for planning agencies. Get expert advice on using social media for building strong, sustainable communities.

$25.00

CM | 1.0

Preserving African American Historic Districts

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:15pm

See how reinvestment and preservation have revitalized the historic African American neighborhoods of Sunset Avenue, Collier Heights and Sweet Auburn. The tour will cover everything from their role in the civil rights movement to a new transportation corridor, Main Street initiatives, even a soul-food lunch. Sponsored by APA’s Planning and the Black Community Division with the Atlanta Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects and the City of Atlanta Planning Office. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking.

$85.00

CM | 4.5

Building the New American Streetscape

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:30am

From parklets and public plazas to protected bike lanes and road diets, cities across the country are rethinking how best to plan and design their streets. Take a page from the National Association of City Transportation Officials’ new Urban Street Design Guide and explore the cutting-edge techniques being used in two very different urban environments — Atlanta and New York. *Pending approval for 1.25 PDH from the LA CES.

$0.00

CM | 1.25

Young Planners' Group Ideas Exchange

Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:45pm

Calling all past, present, and future YPG leaders! This is a chance to come together and share lessons learned with your colleagues. Meet other emerging professionals like you — energetic, creative, and passionate about engaging the next generation of leaders. Share your best thinking and take home new ideas and programs to build your success.

$0.00

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