Welcome to APA Learn!
Explore the catalog by scrolling through the courses on each page or by filtering by topic, price, credit type, or credit amount. Your purchased courses will appear in your APA Learn dashboard.
Explore how the implementation of smart cities may provide an opportunity to make cities more equitable and environmentally sustainable through the integration of technology, nature, and community. How might current COVID-19–related developments in com
Learn how to address emerging issues in public right-of-way management, including small wireless facilities, federal preemption, the FCC's new rules, shared mobility services, and First Amendment challenges to the regulation of panhandling, charitable so
CM I 1.5 (1.5 Law)
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
Setting yourself apart from job applicants is challenging and may be needed now more than ever. Listen to professionals discuss advantages to achieving professional development and recommendations for applying these lessons learned.
Recent university research shows how risk and uncertainty impact transportation and community planning. This session will brainstorm strategies for local implementation, and try out tools and methods for incorporating risk into long-range planning effort
Get an overview of Santa Cruz, California's practical, implementable, and measurable solutions to affordable housing and homelessness based on local context, extensive community outreach, and organization-wide commitment.
This course helps planning professionals employ scenario planning to work out a responsive, dynamic, and comprehensive approach to complicated issues like transportation planning.
The latest special UN report on climate change found that unprecedented changes must be made by 2030. How are planners leading city and regional efforts to adapt to rising temperatures and sea level rise?
A housing shortage has placed a strain on some of San Francisco's most vulnerable and culturally rich neighborhoods. Learn how cultural districts can be a tool for communities to intercept gentrification and shape change.
Nonmember Price: $40.00
Member Price: $20.00
Four panelists from the New York-New Jersey region will discuss how they tackled resilience planning and environmental injustice through inclusive, equitable community engagement efforts.
Nonmember Price: $0.00
Member Price: $0.00
After years of frustration, cities and counties are finally reaching satisfactory levels of short-term rental regulation compliance. Learn how these communities are achieving their goals by getting real-time data and using creative permitting processes.
The short-term rental (STR) marketplace is growing rapidly and changing communities. Hear how communities at the forefront of this issue are overcoming obstacles, and learn how communities can reach consensus.
How does your community regulate signs so they fit in with desired community aesthetics? This course focuses on unique zoning tools that allow for and encourage outstanding sign design.
CM I 0.75
Nonmember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $15.00
Small Towns with Big Ideas! Hear how public sector and consultant planners identified practical strategies for successfully managing change in two smaller, amenity rich communities in northern Wisconsin.
The innovative “Smart Mobility” GIS model correlates land use, urban design, and transportation factors in assessing the built environment’s impact on public health.
Learn about key planning and design strategies and public policies to promote climate-smart communities from members of ASLA’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Climate Change and Resilience.
Consider the opportunity costs associated with attempts to deal with the traffic impacts of development proposals. This course critically reviews why efforts to resolve traditional traffic impacts are counter-productive. Alternatives are available.
A spatial approach to fiscal impact analysis is superior to existing methods. Nearly all revenues and expenditures in a city are spatial. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used to comprehensively estimate fiscal impact and create a detailed planning database. An intermediate course for experienced planners.
Downtown and commercial center revitalization is a slow process. Focused strategic planning with intense stakeholder involvement can serve as a catalyst for action, building momentum, and moving the dial. Examine such efforts in at eight communities.
Nonmember Price: $20.00
Member Price: $10.00
What skill sets do the next generation of planning leaders need? This course explores innovative leadership training, mentoring, and professional development strategies for planners.
Decades of discrimination and segregation have limited housing choices in the United States. Learn how the Kansas City Metro—among the first communities to respond to HUD’s latest fair housing requirements—developed data-driven, community-inspired policies to reverse this trend.
Planners can play a pivotal role in improving opportunities for disadvantaged populations by focusing on equity and managing processes that are bold, honest, and committed to incremental change.
Get current on technology’s impact on the planning profession, especially as it relates to emerging professionals. Learn about current trends, benefits and challenges, ethical and equity considerations, and find out how planners can integrate technolog
Drought mitigation techniques have advanced rapidly in recent years. Learn about water management planning, data integration, and enlisting non-traditional participants in planning.
Nonmember Price: $40.00
Member Price: $20.00
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
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.
Before the pandemic struck, the nation was already gripped by a housing crisis of varying shapes and scopes. Today’s reality layers on a new and critical housing challenge. This session examines how communities can provide housing security and continue
Explore the five essential ingredients for successful transit-oriented developments and how to achieve and regulate them through zoning.