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Climate and Cooperation in Coastal Zone Management

Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:00pmCoastlines are popular places to live and visit, even though they’re vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Can planners change the fate of the coastal zone? This session will examine how to address competing coastal uses and climate-change threats. How can technology aid the coastal-planning process? And what do planners still need to do to cope with climate adaptation?


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Transportation Impact Fees and Excise Taxes (PAS 493)

2000 Paperback
A detailed examination of the results of a survey of 16 jurisdictions that employ impact fees or excise taxes as financing mechanisms for funding growth-related transportation improvements.


Revitalizing Historic Montgomery

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2:30pmOnce it was epicenter of the civil rights movement. In more recent years, Montgomery, Alabama, has languished. But thanks to the Peacock Community Revitalization Project, positive change is ahead. Learn how this cooperative public-private venture, in tandem with Auburn University, will revitalize six contiguous blocks around Mobile Street while keeping the area’s historic character intact.


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Mobile Workshop: A Regional Solution for Affordable Housing

Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:15pmVisit housing sites in Kirkland, Redmond, and Bellevue, among the Seattle area’s most expensive places to live. Find out how these cities and others are working through A Regional Coalition for Housing to achieve innovative solutions for affordable and special-needs housing. ARCH is a public agency formed by an agreement among 15 area cities and King County. It has been recognized by HUD as a model of cooperation. Projects chosen for the tour represent innovations in meeting housing needs. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking.


Youth Engagement and Community Leaders

Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:00pmYouth planning programs can help communities shape the next generation of civic-minded citizens. Listen while experts from the Atlanta Regional Commission, the University of Georgia, and the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension describe three of the area’s youth planning programs: a day camp, a leadership program, and an outreach program for at-risk youth. See how these programs are shaping tomorrow’s community leaders today.


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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Regulating Sex Businesses (PAS 495/496)

2000 Paperback
An up-to-date and practical guide to managing a problem that every community faces: effectively regulating lawful sex businesses in a way that respects both community standards and First Amendment rights.


2014 APA Colorado Annual Conference

Early Registration ends on September 15, 2014. All registration changes and cancellations must be received by e-mail to by September 15, 2014 to be eligible for a refund. There is a $50 ($35 for students) processing fee for any cancellation and a $25 change order processing fee.


An Economic Development Toolbox (PAS 541)

2006 Paperback
A practical guide to economic development for local governments.


Planning Collaboration for Healthy Communities

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2:30pmThe “planning for healthy communities” movement stresses cooperation between planners and public-health professionals. Sonoma County, California, has taken this collaborative approach, forging a partnership among planners, public-health professionals, and a university planning program. Together they’ve developed APA’s award-winning Healthy by Design workbook. Learn about the health-inspired projects this team has tackled — and the challenges it has encountered along the way.


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Division Facilitated Discussion: Transportation in 2050

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 9:00amWhat will transportation systems look like in 2050? Take a look down the road at research that will help shape future travel. Through discussion, explore ways to increase coordination and cooperation among government, academic, and private entities. What you learn will help make transportation more safe, energy efficient, and harmonious with the natural environment. Hosted by the Transportation Planning Division.


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Design Review (PAS 454)

1995 Paperback
Learn how to use design review to stop the landscape from turning into an aesthetic nightmare.


Delta Urbanism: The Netherlands

2010 Paperback
This book is a detailed history and overview of The Netherlands developed the policies, tools, technology, planning, public outreach, and international cooperation needed to save its populated deltas.


Urban Design & Preservation Division and Planning and the Black Community Division Cocktail Reception

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 6:30pmNetwork with like-minded professionals from around the country, learn about the Urban Design and Preservation Division, and Planning in the Black Community Division programs, and see highlights of Cooper Carry’s work in and around Atlanta. All are welcome to attend. Reception to be held at Cooper Carry, 191 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30303


Planning the Pacific Northwest

2015 Paperback
Planning the Pacific Northwest continues the APA Planners Press series on how planning shapes major American cities.


Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction (PAS 483/484)

1998 Paperback
This invaluable guide will help community leaders and planners educate citizens on how to make informed decisions on post-disaster recovery that will lead to safer, more sustainable communities.


Crime and Planning

2012 Hardcover
Is your community designed for crime, and are planners unwitting accomplices? This book gives practicing planners the tools they need to help head off crime in their communities.


The Planning Commissioners Guide

1993 Paperback
David Allor's book shows commissioners how to make group decisions in a reasonable, efficient, and effective way. Essential reading for anyone serving on a publicly appointed board or commission.


Becoming an Urban Planner

2010 Paperback
Here is a completely up-to-date guide to today's careers in urban planning, a clear and concise survey of the urban planning field and advice for navigating a successful career.


Megapolitan America

2011 Hardcover
America is the land of wide open spaces. Or is it? Explore how the rise of megapolitan areas is changing the way we live.


Redesigning Cities

2003 Paperback
Through detailed descriptions, Jonathan Barnett explains how design can reshape suburban growth patterns, revitalize older cities, and retrofit metropolitican areas.


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