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.
The PP Exam Review Course for the May 2012 test period will be held Saturday, April 21 from 8:30AM to 4:00PM, at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, 33 Livingston Avenue, 2nd Floor, Room 261, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.
The Executive Committee of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association is very proud and honored to announce Robert D. Cotter and Debbie Lawlor’s invitation into the American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows for their contributions to the Professional Planning Practice.