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Online Publications

APA Interact

APA Interact is an award-winning e-newsletter for APA members.

The Commissioner

Full of practical resources for planning commissioners, board members, and elected and appointed officials.

Practicing Planner

Read the archives of AICP's quarterly, a forum to analyze, critique, and review issues that affect professional planning practice.

The New Planner

Read the archives of APA's quarterly by and for planning students.

Planning magazine

APA's member magazine shows how innovative planning programs and techniques are reshaping America's communities.


Since 1935, the Journal of the American Planning Association has published planning research, commentaries, and book reviews.

Zoning Practice

Zoning Practice monitors all the latest trends in local land-use controls and brings you current news and ordinance excerpts.

PAS Reports

Since 1949, PAS reports have showcased key research.

PAS Memo

A publication for Planning Advisory Service subscribers only. Find out what PAS and the Memo have to offer.

Planners Press

APA's book imprint publishes titles of interest to practitioners, researchers, and the general public.