Great Places are a testament to forward-thinking planning that promotes community involvement, showcases unique natural features and diverse architectural styles, fosters economic opportunity and a vision for tomorrow. This year, APA-NJ is pleased to announce the addition of 3 downtowns and 3 public spaces.
The New Jersey Chapter is creating a City Planning program for high school students and is soliciting interest in volunteers willing to serve on a steering committee. Please contact Tom Schulze at CPAP@njplanning.org with your interest.
In March of 2015, the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association received funding through the APA Plan4Health Project to bring together a coalition of partners to undertake the Trenton Healthy Communities Initiative. The initiative was designed to address inactivity and unhealthy diet–two primary determinants of chronic disease–as well as housing and health equity issues in the City of Trenton.