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An emerging planning paradigm — anticipatory governance — is being used address issues of high uncertainty, discarding “predict and plan” in favor of “anticipate and adapt.” Case examples for public policy are presented.
The APA 2018 Policy and Advocacy Conference Collection includes 5 courses on topics such as Federal Resiliency and Hazard Policy, New Policy Frontiers for AVs and Smart Cities, and Planning Home courses on Funding and Inclusive Growth, Local Innovation and State Housing Reform. Watch the courses at your leisure and earn up to 4.25 CM credits with this collection.
CM I 4.25
Nonmember Price: $170.00
Member Price: $85.00
Presented in partnership with The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. This three-part course will walk you through Scenario Planning, a fully-featured planning process that will allow you to create dynamically responsive plans that can react to unexpected
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
Big data from mobile devices can be a powerful tool for transportation planners who don't have the resources for intensive travel studies. Learn how to gather and deploy big data by studying successful projects in California and Virginia and hearing from the key players involved in them.
Art anchors our existence as human beings. Fostering its creation by individuals and industries leads to a vibrant, connected community with a healthy economy. Learn how to integrate a non-traditional element into master planning.
This course highlights key findings from original research, focusing on how the design of place can help rebuild trust, revitalize neighborhoods, and support interaction among diverse groups.
A consortium of 21 Dallas-Fort Worth cities and housing authorities partnered with a university to respond to HUD’s required Assessment of Fair Housing. What are the lessons and takeaways, especially after HUD suspended the AFFH rule’s mandated asses
Sidewalk networks provide access to transit, increase transportation equity, help control air pollution and traffic congestion, and improve quality of life. Learn how Austin's sidewalk and Safe Routes to School programs use GIS tools for analysis, planning, and project management.
Autism’s increasing prevalence calls for planners to plan and design the public realm to improve the quality of life for people with autism. Find out about planning and design standards that create places where people with autism can thrive.
This course investigates the effects of automated vehicles on land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity. This course addresses future public-policy needs of different urban areas (core and inner and outer suburbs) and the implications for planning, design, and policy for automated vehicles and the built environment.
Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls with excessive parking and many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
Learn about the barriers to housing production and housing security in Oakland, California, during a construction boom, and see how stakeholders are overcoming them.
San Francisco Bay Area communities, ripe with the challenges planners face nationwide, have found new opportunities to innovate. Take a virtual trip around the Bay and learn about regional planning strategies, adapting to the shared economy, and planning
Successful plan implementation begins before the planning process starts, with clear achievable outcomes that drive the planning process. Learn how to jump-start implementation with lessons from urbanizing suburbs and historic central cities.
This course will highlight the fiscally standardized cities (FiSC) database. This tool can be used by cities to benchmark their fiscal data to comparable cities and thereby explore new measures for local fiscal health in U.S. cities. This is an intermediate course for experienced planners.
What products are available for publishing zoning codes online, and how do they compare to premium hosting services? Learn best practices for publishing interactive online zoning codes, including case studies that highlight considerations in converting to a feature-rich online format.
The newest trend in the hipster revolution of our cities is artisanal food production. Learn how cities around the country are addressing this new use. What does this new use mean for planners, and how can these food producers best be regulated?
Outside of traditional park space, how can the design of public spaces promote health? Exploring examples from New York City, this session will illustrate how innovative, inclusive design interventions can foster healthier, more engaged communities.
Are you tired of your comprehensive plan sitting on the shelf and gathering dust? This course provides planning case studies and best practices from communities that have taken on the challenge of implementing their plans.
Planning for climate adaptation is a moving target. With ever evolving data and methods, projects can get bogged down in analyses. Hear how regional resilience planning initiatives in California and New Jersey are moving beyond assessments to promote act
Big-data analyses and remote sensing are helping planners to address some challenging real-world problems. Learn how sophisticated tools and complex data have helped planners to develop solutions that guide on-the-ground work.
CM I .75
Nonmember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $15.00
NYC's Economic Development Corporation and Transportation Department have teamed together to implement the ambitious BQX streetcar plan for the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront. Discover how these agencies are taking bold steps to prioritize surface transit in ways rarely seen in the United States.
Planning for farms and food is a bread-and-butter issue. Forecast impacts of climate change and development, discover if your community is farm-friendly, and learn how an Iowa county preserved farmland and protected farms.
As Capital Region Water and Seattle Public Utilities seek to solve stormwater issues, parks that have suffered as a result of shrinking budgets are getting much-needed upgrades to keep stormwater out of sewers while activating underused spaces.
What typically transpires when retirees settle in a rural resort community? Affordable housing options decrease. Economic insecurity increases and younger workers migrate elsewhere. Learn about the interrelationships of these variables and how an enabling design approach can create communities where all generations thrive.
Learn comprehensive planning practices and the role of Wi-Fi SuperClusters in planning a resilient and sustainable smart city. Through case studies, experts share how high-speed broadband drives economic development and improves public safety, agricultural output, health care, and educational services.
CM I 0.50
Nonmember Price: $20.00
Member Price: $10.00
Broadband is an essential infrastructure for communities to participate in a global digital economy. Communities across the country are taking part in local broadband and technology planning efforts. Learn why and how to get better connected.