Catch up with the crowd at the 2017 National Planning Conference, May 6–9 in NYC. The APA’s big event is packed with hundreds of sessions and thousands of ideas ready to use right away. NPC17 offers everything you look for in a top-notch professional conference: a great location, learning that will send you home smarter than when you arrived, and new connections to boost your career and advance your professional goals.
Join us Sunday, May 7th, 2017 from 6:30–8:30pm for an amazing evening at The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Entry to this event includes wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres. $25 until March 31st!
In early 2016, NJDEP requested comment on preliminary drafts of the renewed NJPDES Municipal Tier A and Tier B Stormwater General Permits, including their substantially revised “Post Construction Stormwater Management” requirements.
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.
If you have ever thought about joining the APA-NJ Executive Committee there is no better time than now. Join our group of dedicated professionals to make a difference in our Chapter and beyond. The Call for Nominations ends on Tuesday, May 31.
Public-Interest Organizations Urge Commitment of Disaster Competition Award Funds to Regional Planning
Letter, signed by 12 organizations, emphasizes urgent need for leadership and regional focus in resiliency planning.
In 2015, the New Jersey American Planning Association (NJAPA) Community Planning Assistance Program (CPAP) team was asked to assist the Town of Boonton Economic Development Committee (EDC) with a feasibility analysis and community visioning relative to transit oriented development. As a component of the CPAP project, the EDC requested support in making application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for “Transit Village” designation.