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Planning Magazine

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

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Journal of the American Planning Association

Since 1935, the quarterly Journal of the American Planning Association has published research, commentaries, and book reviews useful to practicing planners, scholars, students, policy makers, and others interested in planning.

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PAS Reports

APA's Planning Advisory Service published its first Information Report in 1949. Each PAS Report provides authoritative guidance on current issues and innovative practices in the field of planning.


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PAS Report 599

PAS Memo

What's working in communities like yours? These detailed articles bring you practical information from planners around the country facing the same challenges you are.

PAS QuickNotes

Bite-size backgrounders covering important planning issues and emerging trends for a fast, basic understanding. Ideal for practicing planners to familiarize themselves with important topics and future-focused tools.

Zoning Practice

Zoning Practice helps guide you as you write and administer smart development codes.


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