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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.

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…

ASC Exam Results

Congratulations to the following who have earned advanced credentials from APA as AICP Certified Transportation Planners (AICP CTP) and AICP Certified Urban Designers (AICP CUD). These designations publicly confirm their achievement and identify planning as a profession that values, encourages, and recognizes expertise and leadership. AICP CUD (Certified Urban Designer): Andrew Dobshinsky, AICP CUD, Philadelphia,   

Conference Registration is Open!

The Chapter is pleased to announce registration for the Annual Conference is now OPEN!  You can earn up to 17.5 CM credits (pending approval).  Our keynote speakers are Dr. Scott Knowles from Drexel University and The Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia.  On Sunday the Welcome Reception will be held at the Independence Visitor Center.   

2014 Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place Conference

Registration Open for Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place® 2014  Pittsburgh, PA  |  September 8-11, 2014 Registration is now open for the largest walking, bicycling, and Placemaking conference in the U.S!  There’s no better place to learn, network, and have fun with more than 900 of your peers in the active transportation world. Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place   

Law and Ethics Distance Education Sessions

For APA members that still need law and ethics CM credit distance education sessions are available.  American Planning Association (APA) will be offering credit till the end of the year. The State of Takings after Koontz – 1.5 CM Law credits: TheUS Supreme Court handed down its decision in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water   

Land Use Planning and Decision-Making Webinars

Penn State Extension and the PA Chapter of APA present Land Use Planning and Decision-Making Webinars. These webinars aim to benefit land owners, farmers, elected and appointed officials, developers, and community members who are involved in decision-making processes regarding using or preserving natural resources.  These monthly webinars are offered from 12-1:15 PM.  Contact Jeff Himes   

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