The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade. Let’s make sure everyone in New Jersey is counted! Take action today.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on communities, and planners are on the front lines of response and recovery. APA is committed to providing resources, information, and tools to address your immediate needs and help you prepare for what is to come.
The Transit Hubs Pilot program was developed to work with communities to create vibrant areas around existing train stations and/or stops, while supporting the community’s goals for economic development, land use, access to jobs and cultural development. The studies were completed by APA New Jersey in partnership NJTPA and Rutgers.
In early 2019 Habitat for Humanity in Paterson, NJ contacted the APA-NJ chapter to talk about their need for a team of volunteer planners. They wanted to create a concept for a green space along the Passaic River in the Northside Neighborhood of Paterson, NJ. They wanted two types of green space; a walkway along the river, called Riverwalk, and a sports fields in an area along the river dominated by abandoned and marginal industrial and residential properties. The Northside Neighborhood is across the Passaic River from Downtown Paterson.
The Division of Local Government Services reminds local units that, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, public meetings may be held in person or by means of communication equipment, to include streaming services and other online meeting platforms.
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 Friday, June 12.