• Creative Communities Pilot Initiative

    Call for Letters of Interest Creative Communities Pilot Initiative The purpose of the Creative Communities Initiative is to provide multi-year funding to community-driven, arts-based projects that serve as catalysts for livability, economic development, and community connectedness. Also called creative placemaking, the funded projects will have a demonstrated, positive impact on their respective communities.   Two-to-four pilot   

  • PA APA New Management Company

    DRI Professional Services Forms Management Partnership with Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association Press Release DRI Professional Services has been selected by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (PA APA) to provide full management services for the association. In the new partnership with PA APA, DPS will provide assistance with administration, customer   

  • The New Ruralism Project

    New Ruralism Project The New Ruralism Project An Initiative of the Northern New England Chapter and Small Town & Rural Planning Division What Great Things are Small Towns and Rural Communities Doing in Your Area? This is an exciting time in rural America. Many communities are finding ways to reinvent a more sustainable local economy   

  • Introducing The New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

    Given the synergy with all of the recent APA Healthy Communities work, including the Policy Guide, the Joint Call to Action, and the Collaborative, CDC wanted to pass on the important announcement below. For many of us, it is particularly exciting to see the revised Guidelines emphasize community-level interventions that can make being physically active   

  • 2018 Annual Award Winners

    The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (PA Chapter of APA) held its Annual Awards Luncheon in Erie, PA where 350 attendees celebrated the esteemed award winners of this year’s highly competitive program. The following individuals and organizations were honored for their excellent contributions to planning in Pennsylvania Congratulations! Press Release The following awards