• Call for Nominations for Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

    The Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence are presented annually to communities and individuals by the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services (GCLGS), an office within the Department of Community and Economic Development that works to assist Pennsylvania’s 2,562 local governments. A panel of judges from the GCLGS reviews applications submitted by municipal organizations and officials from across the state and selects the award recipients.

  • Celebrate National Community Planning Month

    National Community Planning Month Each year APA, its members, chapters, divisions, and professional institute sponsor National Community Planning Month to raise the visibility of the important role of planners and planning in communities across the U.S. Help elevate the role of planning in your community. Host a planning department or planning commission open house, talk   

  • APA’s Great Places in America

    APA’s flagship program celebrates places of exemplary character, quality, and planning. Places are selected annually and represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow. APA Great Places offer better choices for where and how people work and live. They   

  • PennDOT: Access Management Trainings

    PA Chapter of APA and PennDOT Present: Integrating HOP Coordination into Access Management Programs. Recognizing key county and municipal roles in managing roadway access, the Department has recently updated Pub 574, Access Management Handbook…

  • Career Advice for Emerging Planners

    Our colleagues over at APA Arizona put together this tremendously helpful brochure, for which they surveyed more than 800 planners across the country. Whether you’re looking for a job or just want some interviewing/employment advice, it’s tremendously helpful.