Great Places in NJ celebrates downtowns, streets, neighborhoods and public spaces of exemplary character, quality and planning. These places represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement and a vision for tomorrow.
The Trenton Healthy Communities Initiative has received a $135,000 grant from the American Planning Association through its Plan4Health program to combat two determinants of chronic disease—lack of physical activity and lack of access to nutritious foods in the capital city.
Read APA-NJ President Charles Latini’s Guest Column in the Star-ledger regarding Meadowland’s Commission reform.
The New Jersey Supreme Court decision today in In re Adoption of N.J.A.C. 5:96 & 5:97 is a victory for balanced planning aimed at the inclusion of households of all income levels in our communities.
The APA-NJ Community Planning Assistance Program (CPAP) is looking for volunteer planners to work on 2015 projects. The program is initiating 5 projects throughout the state, with a variety of issues that we are being asked to address.
“Getting to Great” is a video presentation developed by Professional Planners and sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NJ) to offer a perspective on how good planning can help New Jersey’s communities become more prosperous and desirable places. Watch the video and download the discussion guide to facilitate conversations around good planning.