The American Planning Association has hired Shannon Burke as Hazards Planning Center Manager in its Research Department. In this role, she will oversee research projects, work to secure funding and continue to build partnerships with allied organizations.
APA member Grace Kyung was named the 2017 Young Professional of the Year by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. Through her work at Trailnet on a Plan4Health project, Kyung has changed the way St. Louis residents think and talk about street design and traffic calming.
APA members facing financial hardship can still achieve their professional goals through the AICP Exam Fee Scholarship program, which offers assistance to individuals who have delayed taking the AICP exam due to financial circumstances.
APA Past President Norman Krumholz was honored by colleagues at Cleveland State University for his service to the urban planning profession. They celebrated his 90th birthday with a party and a renaming of a street in his honor.
In a new APA report, Planning for Sustainable Material and Waste Management, authors Ning Ai and Nancey Green Leigh present six strategies planners can use to create a sustainable waste management program in their communities.