Great Places in New Jersey 2019 Designees

posted on October 14th, 2019 in Featured, News

Join us on October 30th at the South Orange Performing Arts Center as we celebrate this year’s 2019 Great Places in New Jersey recognizing Downtown Lambertville, Downtown Westwood, Halsey Street in Newark, Byrne Plaza in Wildwood, and the East Millstone Historic District. Tickets are on sale for $50.

2019 Planning Excellence Awards Honorees

posted on October 14th, 2019 in Featured, News

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to announce this year’s Planning Excellence Awards honorees. These awards honor planning initiatives, built projects, individuals and organizations that are in the forefront of planning and design in New Jersey. Join us on October 30th for our Awards Reception.

NJ Planning Conference: Call for Sessions

posted on August 19th, 2019 in Featured, News

With over 50 sessions, 200 speakers, and 700 attendees, the annual New Jersey Planning Conference is the largest land use conference in the state. Submitting a session has never been so easy! We need a title, description, and proposed speakers. Deadline to be considered is Nov. 1.

Fall 2019 PP Exam Review Course

posted on July 26th, 2019 in Featured, News

The PP Exam Review Course for the November 2019 test period will be held Saturday, October 19 from 8:30AM to 4:00PM, at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. As a reminder, initial applications is August 30, 2019 and the deadline to submit all documentation in order to take the exam will be September 16, 2019.

Student City Planning Institute

posted on May 30th, 2019 in CP Assistance Program, News

Help APA New Jersey reach its $5,000 goal to support 60 students for the annual summer City Planning Institute. This is your opportunity to invest in our youth and help expose them to city planning and how to improve their communities.

Planning Infrastructure

posted on May 25th, 2019 in News

We hear a lot of buzz these days about “smart infrastructure.” And rightly so. The opportunities to apply technology to improve the efficiency of infrastructure, respond in real-time to user demand, and receive early indications of maintenance needs are seemingly endless

Advancing Resiliency

posted on March 22nd, 2019 in News

On March 13, APA Legislative and Policy Committee member Jennifer Raitt testified before the US House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development on resiliency. The Chapter followed up with a letter to Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, who is a member of the subcommittee.