July 14, 2020
Sponsored Content from General Code: Many municipalities are adopting a user-centered approach to zoning challenges by utilizing new tools such as interactive zoning maps.
May 14, 2020
Uncovering JAPA: Is it time to give the ax to single-family residential zoning? Nine JAPA viewpoints argue the question from both sides.
May 12, 2020
How can planners offer sound, ethical strategies when the pandemic puts pressure on officials to ease or roll back regulations?
December 6, 2019
Need law and ethics credits, or just want to add more knowledge to your planning toolkit? We have you covered with our top 10 APA Learn law and ethics courses.
August 1, 2019
Uncovering JAPA: Single-family restrictions, lot sizes restrictions, and parking requirements limit developers’ ability to build affordable housing. However, in this quandary, we may also find the solution.
October 3, 2018
The Washington, D.C., area has one of the highest median incomes in the country, but the city is making room for affordable housing through a mandatory, district-wide inclusionary zoning program.
July 31, 2018
Norfolk, Virginia, is facing unique housing challenges from sea-level rise. Planners there are working to give residents more housing options in low-risk flood areas.
January 17, 2017
Jim Schwab, manager of the APA Hazards Planning Center, summarizes a November 2016 workshop hosted by the Pew Charitable Trusts on overcoming policy and permitting challenges to implementing natural infrastructure solutions.
August 22, 2016
The fourth edition of "Street Graphics and the Law" explores the impact of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on free speech as it applies to sign regulation.
July 14, 2016
A new study examines why Inclusionary Zoning is a driver of economic diversity and expanding opportunities in cities across the U.S.
June 15, 2016
Researchers at Florida State University and the Florida Department of Transportation document how automated vehicles may transform the built environment in coming decades.
March 20, 2016
President Obama outlines his FY 2017 priorities for conservation, water, hazard mitigation, and federal data.