Since 1949, APA's PAS Report series has offered planners comprehensive guidance on important planning issues and innovative practices.
Planning for Urban Heat Resilience
PAS Report 600
Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, and rising global temperatures will only increase its impacts. This PAS Report shows planners how to help their communities achieve greater resiliency by proactively and equitably managing and mitigating heat across the many systems and sectors it affects.
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PAS Report Archives
APA members and PAS subscribers can download each new report as it is posted and can access the digital archive of more than 100 reports. Others may purchase PDFs of the reports.
PAS published its first Information Report in 1949. To celebrate this history, we have made available a wealth of past issues from the archives. We hope you enjoy these fascinating snapshots of planning issues of yesteryear.
Become a PAS Report Author
We're always looking for authors to write or update PAS Reports on a variety of planning topics. Visit the archive to see the list of all past reports and review our proposal submission guidelines. If you have an idea for a PAS Report, please contact Ann Dillemuth at PASReports@planning.org.
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A subscription provides access to the digital suite of PAS Reports, PAS Memo, PAS QuickNotes, and the APA Research KnowledgeBase. APA members receive digital PAS publications for free.