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NJ Planning Conference: Call for Sessions

posted on August 19th, 2019  |  Read more

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.

Call for Nominations

posted on August 1st, 2019  |  Read more

Great Places in New Jersey represent the gold standard of exemplary character, quality and planning. Know of a great downtown, public space, street or neighborhood? Nominate it today! The deadline for submission is Saturday, September 14th. Designees will be honored at a reception during Community Planning Month (October).

Fall 2019 PP Exam Review Course

posted on July 26th, 2019  |  Read more

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  |  Read more

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  |  Read more

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  |  Read more

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.

RPA Launches “Design Your Town”

posted on March 7th, 2019  |  Read more

Design Your Town is an interactive web-based resource for citizen planners, professionals and anyone concerned about the quality of the villages and landscapes where they live. This website has attractive and sustainable designs for different kinds of places as well as the details, policies and regulations needed for implementation.