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Reconsidering Jane Jacobs

2011 Paperback
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.

$29.95

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

Competitive Port Geography in Savannah

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:45amPort cities along the Eastern Seaboard are competing to draw increased trade from the Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion in 2015. One such city is Savannah, Georgia, home to the fourth-busiest U.S. container port. Learn about infrastructure plans including efforts to dredge 32 miles of the Savannah River to attract “Post-Panamax” container ships.

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Parking Management Best Practices

2014 EPUB
The parking management strategies described in this book will help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.

$66.99

Planning Expo Session: Big City Planning Directors on Parks and Successful Cities

Monday, April 28, 2014, 2:30pmParks have a major role to play in the success of cities. Come join planning directors from several major cities to discuss how to maximize triple-bottom-line return on investment in urban parks and public spaces. This discussion will contribute to an APA initiative to leverage the role of parks in improving cities through planning that promotes economic development, community health, and environmental resilience through green infrastructure.

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University of Alabama Light Rail

Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:00pmIs it feasible and cost-effective for a college campus to switch from diesel-powered buses to electric streetcars? See what happened when the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa made the change. Did it pay off in lower costs and carbon emissions? Discover the benefits and consequences, and explore methods for streamlining transit routes for maximum efficiency.

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Designing for Water Conservation

2009 Streaming Media
Water resources are drying up around the country. Find out how to protect your community's natural and built environment through local hydrology. Tap expert knowledge about groundwater resources. Learn how landscaping regulations can control runoff, minimize water use, and maximize the benefit from every drop of water.

$80.00

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Parking Standards (PAS 510/511)

2002 Paperback
The updated and expanded report features techniques such as shared parking, maximum parking standards, downtown parking standards, and more.

$15.00

Transit-Oriented Development

2008 Adobe PDF
This PAS Essential Info Packet provides an overview of how communities around the country are planning for transit-oriented development, as well as a wide variety of local plans, policies, and regulations highlighting the cutting edge in TOD practices.

$30.00

Parking Management Best Practices

2006 Hardcover
The parking management strategies described in this book will help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.

$67.95

Parking Management Best Practices

2014 Adobe PDF
The parking management strategies described in this book will help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.

$66.99

Parking Management Best Practices

2014 MOBI
The parking management strategies described in this book will help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.

$66.99

Planning the Urban Forest (PAS 555)

2009 Paperback
This report explains how communities can develop urban forestry programs to capture the social and environmental benefits of trees.

$60.00

Building the New American Streetscape

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:30amFrom parklets and public plazas to protected bike lanes and road diets, cities across the country are rethinking how best to plan and design their streets. Take a page from the National Association of City Transportation Officials’ new Urban Street Design Guide and explore the cutting-edge techniques being used in two very different urban environments — Atlanta and New York. Approved for 1.25 PDH from the LA CES.

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Pedestrian- and Transit-Oriented Design

2013 Paperback
More than half of Americans say they'd rather drive less and walk more. This practical guide shows how to make the leap from urban sprawl to smart growth and put communities on the path to a healthier future.

$59.95

Neighborhoods for Resilient Communities

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00pmThe most resilient communities tackle natural-disaster risks at the neighborhood level. How do you get a handle on a neighborhood’s vulnerability to risks like hurricanes? The Spectrum research and analysis tool can help. Take a page from planners who dealt with the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. You’ll gain a better understanding of neighborhood-level prevention in hurricane-threatened communities.

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Nerd Alert-The Evolving Technology of Web-based Codes

Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 3:30pmAre you tired of that 500-page binder? Have you switched to an online version only to find yourself preferring the binder? This session explores the pitfalls and successes of online code platforms and other 21st century development regulation technologies. The expert panel will discuss parameters to help communities of all sizes determine the appropriate system for disseminating information, maintaining accurate records, and integrating technological systems. Case studies from Colorado and beyond will highlight examples that span the technological spectrum. Learning Objectives: 1. How to evaluate appropriate technologies based on community needs 2. The advantages and disadvantages of several web-based code platforms 3. How communities are integrating code technology with other systems 4. Some low-cost options for improving user-friendliness of development regulations Outline: 1. Introduction and overview 2. Evolution of codes and technology 3. Assessing community needs a. problem to solve b. potential solutions c. end users 4. Web-based code platforms (each will discuss advantages, disadvantages, and maintenance) a. Subscription Systems (Municode and American Legal Publishing) b. ZoningPlus c. VIC d. ClearZoning (PDF-based) e. others 5. The Centennial, Colorado, experience a. system parameters b. lessons learned c. benefits received 6. Linking to other systems a. GIS maps b. databases c. other 7. Other ways to improve user-friendliness 8. Q&A CM Criteria: This session will assist local government planners and private sector planners in determining an appropriate technology for disseminating and managing land development regulations. This is a growing need and concern for communities in Colorado, since web-based information has become an expectation. The session will review the advantages and disadvantages of several different platforms for online code systems – comparing how each tool works best for different purposes. The panel is comprised of leading experts in preparing development regulations nationwide, plus a public-sector local government planner that will discuss the dynamics of technology as their codes have evolved and code user needs have changed. The session will be conducted through the use of PowerPoint or Prezi software, using slides to illustrate the main points and learning objectives. The session will conclude with a Q&A period to address more specific questions related to the topic.

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Growing Greener

1999 Paperback
Randall Arendt offers detailed explanations of resource-conserving development techniques that make both environmental and economic sense.

$49.95

Successful Public Meetings

2000 Paperback
Find everything you need to know for organizing and running orderly, productive public meetings in this comprehensive guidebook.

$32.95

Planning Made Easy

1994 Hardcover
This manual greatly simplifies the task of training new commissioners and zoning board members. If you are faced with a group unfamiliar with planning, this manual is for you!

$58.95

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