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In the context of increasing poverty rates, the moral and economic urgency of addressing climate change, and demonstrated commitments to energy efficiency by municipalities and utilities, this course presents a new framework for energy planning in which cities, utilities, and partners work together to meet communities' unique needs.
Aligning comprehensive plans and community health improvement plans (CHIPs) has the potential to ensure effective implementation of a community's goals and support healthy, equitable places. Representatives of Plan4Health communities and the American Hospital Association share lessons learned.
So many plans, so little consistency! Discover how to spatially evaluate (and score) networks of plans to decrease vulnerabilities to hazards. Learn from research and practice through case studies that illuminate gaps and opportunities to integrate resiliency. This course walks through the newly developed user-friendly tool, the Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard.
Planners are implementing flexible, risk-taking, opportunistic approaches to support ongoing revitalization in a demographically, socioeconomically diverse community in the D.C. Metro area.
Moving toward more equitable communities is a priority for both planning and public health, but it can often feel like a daunting task. This course presents effective ways to incorporate equity into proposed projects or approaches and how you can leverage planning and public health data to strengthen your approach to equity.
The traditional "areas of stability and change" approach is aging in the face of unprecedented growth in Denver. Learn about a new change-management tool that integrates equity, access, and placemaking to respond to changing demographics and preferences.
Government's proactive work on racial equity has the potential to leverage significant change. Explore planning tools and two case studies to help you achieve racial equity in our communities. Learn about the innovative practice of reorganizing government institutions to create more equitable outcomes, "Governing for Racial Equity"(GRE).
What tools and strategies should you be using to integrate land-use planning and urban water management in your community? This course presents the results of two recent groundbreaking studies on this topic. Case examples from both studies showcase project-specific best practices.
Dockless bike-share is on a roll, but is it an advance for ubiquitous, on-demand travel or "mobility spam"? This course looks at planning and policy techniques to integrate dockless bike-share into your campus or city's transportation system.
Examine Ebenezer Howard's "garden city" movement reimagined for the 21st Century as England plans for growth through 20 garden towns and villages. Compare and contrast this effort with America's current approach to planning for strategic development.
All practitioners sometimes grapple with the right thing to do in complex and often ambiguous situations that seem inconsistent with their own experiences or the AICP code. Learn how to make ethical decisions more easily.
CM I 1.50 (1.50 Ethics)
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
Explore new data on energy use in every U.S. city, see a real time analysis of a city's energy planning options, and learn from cities with award-winning strategies to integrate energy data in decision making and planning. The presentation features two of the DOE Cities - LEAP local government - led teams of funding recipients, Portland, Oregon and Bellevue, Washington.
Climate change is anticipated to have profound effects in Hawaii. Hawaii state and county governments recognize that mitigating and adapting to the negative economic, political, environmental, health, and social effects will require immediate and unprecedented levels of inter-governmental cooperation.
Creating equitable outcomes requires a commitment to applying different approaches to planning practice. Explore case studies and practical actions that everyday planners can take to plan for more equitable growth and development.
Explore how communities along the rural to urban transect are developing partnerships and implementing creative strategies to promote physical activity and access to healthy foods. Presentations highlight the intersection of planning and public health, participants will take away transferable coalition-building skills that will enhance any community engagement project.
CM I 2.00
Nonmember Price: $80.00
Member Price: $40.00
Planning for open communities is not simply a legal obligation, but fundamentally necessary for community resilience and prosperity. Learn effective strategies to create more open, sustainably diverse, and thriving communities through local government and non-profit coordination.
Get up-to-date information on sign regulations with a look at Reed v. Town of Gilbert, the regulation of electronic message centers, and regulations that encourage creative design.
Nonmember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $15.00
When it comes to cities, women are the canaries in the coal mine, where there are no women, something is wrong. This women-led course explores the importance of women as decision-makers so that cities are planned, designed, and built for all.
In 2018, an international team of planning professionals established a planning model for transit-oriented development to establish transit, unify municipalities, and strengthen economic and social development in the Metropolitan Region of Bolivia.
Nonmember Price: $50.00
Member Price: $25.00
Hear from the authors of a recently released PAS report on the topic about best practices and innovations in water and planning, and get advice about water and planning in your city or county.
We have seen the blossoming of Texas's and Louisiana's downtowns; however, downtowns currently face challenges due to changes in living, working, and moving. Examine downtown development with the planning directors of New Orleans and three Texas cities (Houston, Austin, and Dallas).
The U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts, and state courts all play an important role in shaping planning throughout the country. This annual review delves into the important cases, the decisions that were made — or not made — and how this will affect planning at many levels. This 90 minute course offers the ability to earn 1.5 Law CM credits.
CM I 1.5 (1.5 Law)
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
The climate-readiness dialogue in cities is evolving. Learn how cities and developers are addressing the future impacts of climate change through planning and zoning strategies designed to implement resilient solutions at the district and project levels.
Position yourself for your next promotion! Hear career success stories and participate in a discussion with a diverse group of planning directors representing a variety of nationally known cities.
This session provides information on conducting meaningful engagement of minority and low-income communities in the planning process and discusses successful approaches and techniques to ensure equitable outcomes.
The Burlington, Vermont, “planBTV: Downtown and Waterfront Master Plan” has refined citywide goals for sustainable development into actionable strategies for the community’s central core. Learn how this award-winning plan has resulted in dramatic a
Gain insight into site, community-wide, and regional efforts to help communities adapt to and plan for climate change. Experts discuss community-engagement processes and how multi-scalar efforts can enhance adaptive capacity.
This course was recorded at APA's Policy and Advocacy Conference in 2015. Listen as our speakers discuss how shifts in law and policy affect your neighborhoods. Get an inside view on HUD's rule and how it rolled out across the country.
We are the leaders we have been waiting for. Find out how these passionate planners got political and became influential changemakers who ran for office, councils, and commissions, brought in a planner’s perspective and made huge impacts on their commu
Find out how cities are lowering barriers to entry for small local businesses through pop-up retail programs and incentives that fill vacant ground-floor retail spaces and generate foot traffic.