July 21, 2017
The full House Appropriations Committee has advanced its FY18 spending bill for the Department of the Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency, and it's a mixed bag for planning priorities.
May 7, 2017
At an NPC17 session, planners evaluated two city plans against the standards set out in APA's Sustaining Places Initiative.
May 6, 2017
As the triple threats of climate change, rapid urbanization, and globalization exert pressure on cities, many of those places are looking to be more resilient — now and 25, 50, or 100 years from now.
February 27, 2017
The Naturally Resilient Communities partnership has created a guide of nature-based solutions and related case studies of successful projects to help communities learn more and identify those solutions that might work best for them.
December 14, 2016
APA's policy experts review the final actions of the 114th Congress.
November 16, 2016
Tim Van Epp, AICP, chair of the APA International Division, and Jeff Soule, FAICP, APA Director of Outreach and International Programs, share thoughts on attending Habitat III as members of the APA delegation.
January 20, 2017
APA will evaluate the results of a pilot program to decide whether to develop it into an ongoing, voluntary program to recognize completed comprehensive plans.
March 23, 2017
APA's Hazards Planning Center discusses Jon Kusler's report on the government's legal liability for climate change impacts.
August 29, 2016
The environment is now front and center in planning, writes Tom Daniels, author of "The Environmental Planning Handbook."
March 23, 2017
New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, discusses his plan for creating better access to neighborhood parks throughout New York and the country.
May 24, 2016
Members of Congress express support for the EPA Brownfields program’s success at revitalizing neighborhoods and spurring economic development.
April 29, 2016
The National Urban Forestry 10 Year Action Plan promotes the integration of urban and community forestry Into all scales of planning.
April 26, 2016
Congress has passed a deal to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
April 20, 2016
An analysis for planners of the closing keynote address at the 2016 National Planning Conference.
April 5, 2016
Oceanographer John Englander closed the 2016 National Planning Conference with a look at a "wicked problem" — sea level rise.
March 29, 2016
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration worked with APA and several water-related organizations to develop and combine resources into its new Water Resources Dashboard.
March 25, 2016
NOAA provides many of the science-based tools that planners need as the Earth changes.