• WalkWorks! Does your community want to affiliate?

    The U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities stresses the importance of physical activity for people of all ages and abilities. It calls on Americans to be more physically active through walking and for all of us to support walking and walkability as a strategy to promote optimal health. Further,   

  • Student Scholarships Available!

    Don’t miss this opportunity!  Deadline to apply is April 30! PA Chapter of APA offers a scholarship program to support individuals seeking funds for academic degree programs, internships, and professional development activities that enhance planning at the local, regional, state, and national levels.

  • 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