PAS QuickNotes are plain-language briefing papers that explain emerging trends, future-focused topics, and important tools. Each QuickNotes offers a concise overview of a timely planning topic for practicing planners, plus links to more resources for further reading.

APA members and PAS subscribers have access to all editions of PAS QuickNotes. Others can purchase PDFs for $10 each.

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

February 2008

Density

April 2008

Climate Change and Energy

June 2008

Understanding Takings

August 2008

Visioning

October 2008

Transportation Planning

December 2008

Plan Making

2007

January 2007

Design Review

April 2007

Teardowns

July 2007

Site Plan Review

December 2007

Charrettes

2006

January 2006

Conflicts of Interest for Planning Commissioners

April 2006

Complete Streets

July 2006

Zoning for Mixed Uses

December 2006

Inclusionary Housing

2004

October 2004

Form-Based Zoning

November 2004

Planning and the Media

December 2004

Public Notification of Land-Use Action