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AICP Exam Application Now Open

Apply now to take the AICP Comprehensive Planning Exam in May. Submit your application by December 7 to receive an early determination. The final application deadline is December 31.

Upcoming Events

Signature Webinar Series — December 2: "Planning, Economic Development, and the New Normal"; January 20: "Technology, Data, and Engagement"; February 17: "New Visions for Community Planning" CM

Planning Information Exchange Webinar December 10: "Hazard Mitigation Implementation"  CM

Tuesdays at APA January 12 in DC: "Equitable Development: Social Equity by Design" CM

New Publications from APA

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Rural by Design

When this planning classic by author Randall Arendt first appeared 20 years ago, it showed how creative, practical land-use planning can preserve open space and keep community character intact. The second edition of Rural by Design shifts the focus toward infilling neighborhoods, strengthening town centers, and moving development closer to schools, shops, and jobs. Readers will find practical advice about planning for the way we live now.

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Street Graphics and the Law (PAS 580)

Completely updated, the fourth edition of this influential text has the latest on the evolution of digital signs and the last word on legal points every planner should know. Readers will find best practices from the United States Sign Council and a new model street graphics ordinance, along with a primer for protecting sign regulations from attacks. Find the guidance you need to steer your street graphics program in the right direction.