The 2012 Nominating/Teller Committee of the APANJ Chapter hereby certifies the following election results. 236 responses were received between Wednesday September 12, 2012 and Friday, October 12, 2012.
The 2013 conference planning committee is seeking proposals for the first annual history and historic preservation conference. In 2013 the NJ Historic Preservation Conference and the History Issues Convention will be merged to become the NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference.
Please join us on November 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick for what will be APA-NJ’s largest conference yet. We’ve got a new conference website where you can review the preliminary program, register, make hotel accommodations and learn about various sponsoring, exhibiting, and advertising opportunities!
The next City Planner Book Club meetup will be at a TBD location in New Jersey in late September. The book for the upcoming quarter will be “Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States”.
With the U.S. economy struggling, Americans believe community planners should play a major role in helping the nation get back on its feet, according to a national poll released by APA on June 14, 2012. Two-thirds of Americans believe their community needs more planning to promote economic recovery.
The first meet-up for the City Planner Book Club will be on Thursday, June 28 from 6pm to 7:30. The location will be Burp Castle in NYC. For more information on this venue, please see below. Our respective Chapters, (APA-NJ and APA-NY Metro) will be advertising these meet-ups shortly via web blasts to general membership.
Although millions of people in the United States love to ride bicycles for exercise or leisure, statistics show that only 1 per cent of the total U.S. population ride bicycles for transportation – and barely half as many use bikes to commute to work. In his original and exciting book, “One Less Car”, Zack Furness examines what it means historically, culturally, socioeconomically, and politically to be a bicycle transportation advocate/activist.