AICP / PP Information

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The American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) offers the United States’ only nationally recognized professional planning certification. The New Jersey Board of Professional Planners offers a Professional Planner (PP) license and Planner-in-Training (PIT) certificate. Certification not only distinguishes you from other planning professionals but also demonstrates to others that the profession values competence and recognizes planners who have achieved a level of competence beyond the most basic level and stay current in their field.

Results from APA’s 2012 National Poll

posted on June 17th, 2012 in AICP / PP Information

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.

CPBC Meet-Up: June 28, 6pm-7:30pm

posted on June 15th, 2012 in AICP / PP Information, City Planner Book Club

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.

CPBC April 2012: “One Less Car: The Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility”

posted on April 15th, 2012 in AICP / PP Information, City Planner Book Club

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. 

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