APA Idaho

Boise, ID, United States

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(975 reviews)

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Monday, October 16, 2017, 11:29 a.m. CDT

Active Mobility Data | Session: Pathways, Trails, and Roads

4

Don Kostelec, Vitruvian Planning; Sara Arkle, City of Boise Foothills/Open Space Manager; Tom Laws, City of Boise Associate Planner; and Delta James, City of McCall Economic Development Planner were also presenters at this session, and were all very knowledgeable and informative.

Monday, October 16, 2017, 9:51 a.m. CDT

Increasing Planning Capacity in Small Towns through the Virtual Class room and Community Vistas

3

This was not what I expected. It seemed more like a poster session for Idaho Smart Growth, Idaho Rural Partnerships and University of Idaho planning program

Monday, October 16, 2017, 9:49 a.m. CDT

Hear My Voice, Too! Methods to Maximize Public Participation in the Planning Process

4

This is an important topic and was nicely addressed by this speaker. He provided good examples outside of Idaho and enabled a good participatory opportunity at the end of the session.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:27 p.m. CDT

Leadership Roundtable

5

Great information and advice from colleagues. Tequila was a nice addition.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:26 p.m. CDT

Accessibility vs. Predictability: A Small-Town Conundrum

5

Excellent examples from Teton County, Idaho.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:24 p.m. CDT

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Mountain Resort Communities

3

Informative data.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:23 p.m. CDT

Wildlife & Natural Resource Preservation Roundtable

5

Learned a lot from cities and counties that are implementing new regulations.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:21 p.m. CDT

Housing Roundtable

4

Excellent, productive discussion.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:20 p.m. CDT

Mountain Resort Communities: A Profile and a Challenge

3

There were technology issues but overall was a very informative presentation.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:18 p.m. CDT

Overplatted? Tools to Reduce or Eliminate Entitlements

5

Anna did an excellent job.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:42 p.m. CDT

Walking Tour of Coeur d’Alene’s Sherman Ave. & Innovation Collective Spaces

5

Most informative on city history development

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:39 p.m. CDT

Planning in the Sharing Economy: Vacation Rentals

5

Very informative on an issue which is increasing in use and the potential conflicts in neighborhoods is growing. This is an issue which needs policies standardized and addressed.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:33 p.m. CDT

Land Use & Coding/Bylaws Roundtable

4

Good group discussion on zoning codes. I was able to gain insight on issues that my jurisdiction is currently facing.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:17 p.m. CDT

Mountain Resort Communities: A Profile and a Challenge

5

Great Data!

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:14 p.m. CDT

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Mountain Resort Communities

5

Loved the keypad polling.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:10 p.m. CDT

Economic Development Roundtable

5

Great discussion!

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:09 p.m. CDT

Overplatted? Tools to Reduce or Eliminate Entitlements

5

Engaging and knowledgeable presenter

Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 9:37 a.m. CST

We Lead Regional Lives-Idaho's Teton View Regional Plan for Sustainable Development and the West Central Mountains Economic Development Plan

4

Bruce with Logan Simpson does a fantastic job. One of the best planning consultants in the business.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 12:55 p.m. CST

TOWARD A NATURE-RICH URBAN FUTURE: How Your City Can Lead the Way

4

It would have been a 5 had he been there in person. Hard to get inspired over Skype.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 12:53 p.m. CST

Dealing with Complexity in the Public Arena: An Introduction to Structured Dialogic Design

1

Speaker was not informed on the topic and the presentation lacked specifics. Program demonstration did not work.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 4:45 p.m. CDT

TOWARD A NATURE-RICH URBAN FUTURE: How Your City Can Lead the Way

5

Great presentation. Really made you think about your approach to urbanism.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 4:42 p.m. CDT

What's Next-Planning to Meet Your Grandchildren's Transportation System

4

Informative presentation.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 4:40 p.m. CDT

Planning for Safer Streets and Highways

5

This presentation was informative and well crafted.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 12:56 p.m. CDT

Test Kitchen: Planning’s Impact on Neighborhood Health

5

Great overview of the progress by the Plan4Health Coalition. I am on a Plan4Health coalition in Umatilla County Oregon and questions about long term impacts and institutionalizing the program were discussed which will greatly aid our program.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 12:40 p.m. CDT

AICP Code of Ethics

4

The examples are a little dated, but the presentation was very good.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 11:45 p.m. CDT

Urban and Rural/Ag Planning: Two Sides of the Same Coin!

5

Mike McGrath was excellent. Don't miss an opportunity to go to one of his sessions.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 11:41 p.m. CDT

Smart Grantseeking: Finding Funders, Building Donor Relationships, Identifying Community Partners, Finding Matching Funds, and Considering Grant Writing Teams

5

Beverly Browning is the grant guru. She provided excellent information in an engaging and interesting session.

Monday, January 18, 2016, 2:26 p.m. CST

Your Long-Range Transportation Plan is Not a Paperweight

5

Excellent application of transportation related to local community and economic revitalization.

Monday, January 18, 2016, 2:20 p.m. CST

The Economic Profile System

5

Excellent session on data resources for rural planning.

Monday, January 18, 2016, 2:15 p.m. CST

Keynote Address: Rural Spaces & Urban Places—Charting the Future of Idaho

5

Excellent presentation on Smart Growth and growth management that can resonate with local communities.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:38 a.m. CST

Mobile Tour: Pend Oreille Bay Trail: Planning a Path Forward, Protecting a Public Gem.

5

Very knowledgeable guides and a well conducted tour along a beautiful lake path.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:37 a.m. CST

The Impact of Parks and Open Space on Property Values: A Case Study of Boise

5

Mr. Voss' study was very well done, and important to justify investments in the parks system.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:34 a.m. CST

Planning for Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Small Towns

5

Good presentation.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:32 a.m. CST

Lunch and Plenary Speaker: Chuck Marohn, Building Strong Towns

5

Very important information about funding infrastructure. All planners need to hear this presentation.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:30 a.m. CST

Placemaking for Your Downtown

5

Great ideas on placemaking that are simple and significant.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:26 a.m. CST

Keynote Address: Rural Spaces & Urban Places—Charting the Future of Idaho

5

A real eye-opener of a presentation.

Monday, November 16, 2015, 9:23 a.m. CST

Regulating Signs after Reed vs Town of Gilbert

4

Good question/answer session.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 6:15 p.m. CST

Placemaking: Advanced Techniques for Programming and Design

3

Good information and work session, but lightly attended, which meant the opportunity for productive interaction was limited.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 10:29 a.m. CDT

The Economic Profile System

5

Amazing tool for rural communities to be able to generate great reports!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 10:25 a.m. CDT

Regulating Signs after Reed vs Town of Gilbert

4

It was a good overview of a complex issue that is still unresolved.....

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