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Growth Management on the Urban Fringe

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 8:00amAs the economy recovers from the Great Recession, smaller communities on the urban fringe will once again face pressure to develop. How will they respond? Find answers in a trio of exurban Atlanta areas. Chattahoochee Hills chose large estates to maintain a rural atmosphere. Serenbe went for sustainable development and farm-to-table agriculture. Peachtree City embraced conservation subdivisions with small lots. Experience all three and explore options for your community. Transportation: Motorcoach, goft cart, walking. Hosted by the Small Town and Rural Planning Division.

$95.00

CM | 7.0

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.

$25.97

Thursday Diversity Committee Mixer

Thursday, October 02, 2014, 5:30pm Join us for a 90-minute highly interactive performance-based historical walking tour that extends from Hwy 147 to the original boundary of the Hayti community just past Umstead St. The nature of the tour is to explore the question: What happened to Hayti? Participants will hear from a Hayti community resident historian and discover the Environmental justice issues and lingering impacts of a major transportation project. Immediately following the tour, participants will gather for networking and light Hors d'oeuvre refreshments at 302 W. Main Temple 1st Floor. All proceeds will benefit the APA-NC Summer Fellowship Program.

$25.00

Hot Topics in Housing Law

2015 Streaming Media
Get an update on legal decisions — and substantive and procedural regulatory changes — in affordable housing.

$80.00

CM | 1.5
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Revitalizing Small-Town America

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 2:30pmHow can small towns reposition themselves to compete in the larger domestic and international landscape? Case studies from the Southeast region demonstrate how small towns are winning the fight to survive. Learn about the strategies they’ve used to stabilize, sustain, and revitalize their main streets and downtown economies.

$0.00

CM | 1.25

Maintaining Rural Character through Street Design

Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:00pmThe population of Burleson, Texas, has grown rapidly in the last decade. But this growth has not come without challenges. How did this city retain its small-town feel while growing its population? Learn about the complete street plan that maintained the rural character of this charming (and burgeoning) town. Hosted by the Small Town and Rural Planning Division.

$0.00

CM | 1.25

Shale Oil and Gas Boomtowns

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 9:00amYes, hydraulic fracking can boost economic growth. But that growth often comes with a price. Examine the potential impacts of hydraulic fracking, including environmental damage and changes to community character. And hear from planners with experience planning for, measuring, and regulating shale natural gas drilling in Montana, Maryland, and New York.

$0.00

CM | 1.25

Green Infrastructure and Resiliency

2015 Streaming Media
Discover green infrastructure strategies making communities more resilient to climate change and intense storm events.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Integrating Public Health into Planning Review

2015 Streaming Media
See how integrating public health rounds out land-use decision making and local comprehensive plans.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

True Urbanism

2007 Paperback
Why bother with new urbanism when you can have true urbanism? Find out why more and more people are rejecting sterile, paint-by-numbers subdivisions in favor of vibrant and unpredictable urban neighborhoods.

$53.95

Transforming a Post-Panama Rural Economy

Monday, April 28, 2014, 10:30amRural communities across the United States face a critical challenge. They must foster new economic development, or they’ll continue to lose population to growing metropolitan areas. See how Orangeburg County, South Carolina, developed a plan to encourage economic development that builds on existing assets and takes advantage of global market forces bolstered by widening the Panama Canal.

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CM | 1.25

Economic Development in Distressed Rural Areas

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2:30pmDiscover the latest best practices for economic development in distressed rural communities. This session will draw heavily from the 2012 report “Strategies for Economic Improvement in Appalachia’s Distressed Rural Counties.” Looking at five sets of communities across eight states, it highlights the role of qualitative data in economic and community development research.

$0.00

CM | 1.25

Deconstructing Density

2015 Streaming Media
See how density can be a tool for shaping more livable, transit-supportive, sustainable communities.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

What Drives TOD Economics?

Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:30amThe case for transit investment often hinges on its potential to spur economic growth through transit-oriented development (TOD). Explore the latest research on the economic realities of TOD. Learn what the experts have to say about the new MAP-21 TOD planning pilot program and the impact of TIGER and HUD Community Challenge grants. What are the key planning and zoning aspects of “TOD-ready” sites? Get the answers you need to make your next move.

$0.00

CM | 1.25

Land-Use Mediation, Policy, and Practice

2015 Streaming Media
Planners and mediators discuss how their professions overlap and benefit each other.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

New Techniques for Preserving Rural Character

2015 Streaming Media
Explore how to identify and preserve the components of rural character based on the landscape setting.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Smart Growth in a Changing World

2007 Paperback
The U.S. is in the midst of a crisis of energy consumption and environmental degradation, while our global competitors are investing in smart growth. Can the the country implement balanced transportation policies and natural resources preservation before it's too late?

$22.47

Parking Cash Out (PAS 532)

2005 Paperback
This report explains how employers who offer their employees the option to cash out their parking subsidies can discourage solo driving and its attendant social, environmental, and infrastructure costs.

$15.00

Redesigning Cities

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

$18.97

Reconsidering Jane Jacobs

2011 Hardcover
This book reminds planning professionals of the full range and complexity of Jane Jacobs's ideas and offers thoughtful critiques on the unintended consequences of her ideas on cities and planning today.

$69.95

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