• Annual Award Nominations Due June 10

    The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to invite nominations for the 2016 PA Chapter of APA Planning Awards, to be presented at the Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2016, in Allentown.  This is a great opportunity to showcase distinguished individuals and successful planning projects – the best and brightest in Pennsylvania planning!    

  • Tribute to Professor Irving Hand

    Tribute to Professor Irving Hand By James Cowhey, AICP PA Chapter of APA Board President It was with deep sadness that we learned that Professor Irving Hand passed away on 14 June at the age of ninety-four. Irv was a friend, mentor, teacher, and colleague to many planners in Pennsylvania. Former students and friends were   

  • In Memoriam of Jeffrey Featherstone

    With deep regret, Tyler School of Art of Temple University shared the passing of Dr. Jeffrey Featherstone, Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities and Professor of Research in the Department of Planning and Community Development in the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design. He passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Jeff joined Temple University   

  • June 3: Aligning Planning, Policy and Practice to Foster Public Health|3CM

    PA Chapter of the American Planning Association and the PA Local Government Training Partnership presents: Aligning Planning, Policy and Practice to Foster Public Health will address an emerging and critical issue in planning – how the built environment and planning processes can work to improve public health. The session will highlight efforts to plan for   

  • Congratulations to APA PA 2016 FAICP Inductees

    The Chapter is happy to report that two members of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-PA) have been selected to join the AICP College of Fellows: Toby Fauver (PennDOT Deputy Secretary for Multimodal Transportation), and Carol Collier (former Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission and currently a Senior Advisor at