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    In recent years the planning profession has seen a shift from planning for the arts to planning with the arts. This course explores how these newly emerging roles for artists expand the boundaries of traditional planning practices. The panelist share their experiences with specific projects and explore how artists can take an active role in municipal projects.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Explore three comprehensive plans developed in large and small communities and how they were incorporated into their Land-use codes. Discover challenges and opportunities and lessons learned for implementation of aspirational plans into zoning codes and city policies that reflect the community's will and vision for the future.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Drought mitigation techniques have advanced rapidly in recent years. Learn about water management planning, data integration, and enlisting non-traditional participants in planning.
    CM|1.00
    Nonmember Price: $40.00
    Member Price: $20.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Jet packs, massive skyscrapers, pod houses...the future city has been imagined in countless ways. Using Atlanta as a case study, we look at futures of the city, both past and present, to discuss our changing perspectives of the future metropolis.

    CM I .75

    Nonmember Price: $30.00
    Member Price: $15.00
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    This course focuses on three main trends: the use of technology in smart city design, the increase in automated vehicles and their effect on transportation and land-use, and a focus on sustainable design. Learn the main trends and technologies of future cities, as well as how city planning departments will need to adapt to meet the needs and work with the cities of the future.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    This course explores the changing nature of employment and the work spaces needed to accommodate them as the U.S. economy moves toward more web-based work, home-based work, telecommuting, multi-job employment, performance-based employment, and live-work
    CM|1.0
    Nonmember Price: $40.00
    Member Price: $20.00
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    Free for APA Members: A why/how/what approach to online engagement. Explore concepts related to tool selection followed by the ten commandments related to implementation success.
    CM|1.25
    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Learn about an innovative process to leverage a transformative investment in commuter rail to benefit municipalities along the Hartford Line corridor in Connecticut, including best practices in moving from plan to implementation for suburban transit-oriented development.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    How can we best balance access, use, and conservation of parks and natural areas? This course explores a new experiential and needs-based park system planning model focused on the recreation experience, developed in Portland, Oregon.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Explore regional and local strategies, policies, and funding tools for preserving agricultural land and supporting economically successful farmers.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Young people have much to contribute to planning efforts! This course introduces the promising Youth-Plan, Learn, Act, Now (Y-PLAN) methodology; showcases current Y-PLAN projects; and provides tips, insights, and best practices for engaging young people in tackling issues from climate change and gentrification to transportation and public amenities.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Behind every development project is a financial analysis and projection called a pro forma. While developers prepare the pro forma, it’s a crucial tool for planners, too. This course provides a deeper understanding into a projects financial analysis and projections.

    CM I 1.0

    Nonmember Price: $40.00
    Member Price: $20.00
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    When planners designate retail uses without considering the economic and operational requirements needed for success, the result can be empty space and stakeholder disappointment. This panel focuses on what is essential for retail plans to become a reality.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Explore the five essential ingredients for successful transit-oriented developments and how to achieve and regulate them through zoning.
    CM|1.25
    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Freight is often hidden in plain sight yet it is one of the only areas of planning that affects everyone and that everyone affects. This course focuses on three supply chain studies (Food, Fuel and General Supply Chain Infrastructure) with a comprehensive look at how goods move in and around NYC.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    If you had one chance, what would you say to planners? Bruce J. Katz, founding director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, steps up to the challenge. Hear insights from the founder of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program about how practitioners are producing more and better jobs driven by innovation, exports, and sustainability.

    CM I .50

    Nonmember Price: $20.00
    Member Price: $10.00
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    What combination of strategies and tools can make the Rockaways a resilient, thriving community and regional beach destination? Explore how planners are addressing that question while confronting major economic, housing, transportation, employment, and land-use challenges.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Planners can inspire community building and support economic development while preserving heritage. Hear how this is being done in places with strong cultural roots as well as the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

    CM I 1.0

    Nonmember Price: $40.00
    Member Price: $20.00
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    Climate change is providing for an uncertain future. A key challenge is translating the uncertainty of climate science into planning policies for resilient communities. This course presents the preparedness plans of Cambridge, MA and Washington D.C. that integrate leading-edge science with real-world needs.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Explore the unique relationship between a City Manager and a City Planner. Discovering similarities in skillsets, roles, and responsibilities can help minimize conflict or issues within your organization and allow you to find ways to improve the working relationship.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    How do you implement regional growth plans across multiple cities? Discover how metropolitan planning organizations in Chicago and along Utah's Wasatch Front crafted technical assistance programs to aid cities in aligning local planning efforts with regional visions for vibrant centers and corridors.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    The "third place" is under assault. Learn how you can create socially equitable spaces and places that recharge our spirit and reinforce living in an inclusive community.
    CM|1.25
    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Tiny houses are all the rage among millennials and affordable housing advocates. But these homes raise big legal questions about where and how they can and should be installed and what kind of infrastructure they need. Learn how zoning and subdivision regulations, building codes, and restrictive covenants affect tiny homes.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    After more than 50 years as the industry standard, auto-oriented level of service is falling out of favor across the transportation community. Learn about innovations in multimodal transportation-performance evaluation from those leading the charge to change this outdated paradigm.

    CM I 1.0

    Nonmember Price: $40.00
    Member Price: $20.00
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    Strategies for transit-oriented development (TOD) in large metro regions must account for the context and scale of a city, as well as its underlying urban form, era of development, and economic forces. Examine TOD planning, development, and financing in an auto-oriented, growth metropolitan region (San Diego), a legacy city region (Cleveland), and America's largest city (New York City).

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Amid large traffic volumes and dizzying change, can we achieve a sense of place? In San Francisco, the streets of Yerba Buena and Transbay are ground zero for a creative placemaking response.
    CM|0.5
    Nonmember Price: $20.00
    Member Price: $10.00
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    Learn how museums and sites that focus on tragedy can bring people together for reconciliation and conversations that make communities better.
    CM|1.25
    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Explore how the National Park Service and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, once at odds, are now partnering to advance a bold new regional trails vision. Learn how changes in user demand have shifted attitudes and revealed new approaches to resource management and advocacy.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
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    Over the past 15 years, the United States has made strides in creating more urban, livable, and sustainable communities. Has this progress become the new normal for advancing urban places? Or have the impacts been marginal in larger national growth patterns? This course examines and evaluates the accomplishments of regional livable communities programs.

    CM I 1.25

    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
    Learn how a nonprofit community development corporation is working collaboratively with a major university, multiple health care institutions, and a cultural organization to effect transformational city and neighborhood redevelopment in Cincinnati's Upto
    CM|1.25
    Nonmember Price: $50.00
    Member Price: $25.00
    For a complete list of Speakers, click here.
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