• Fall Foliage Tour Aboard the M & H Train

    Members are welcome to invite their family and friends to enjoy the train excursion! Join Central Section friends for a fall foliage tour aboard the M & H Train. Passengers will board a 1920’s vintage Delaware, Lackawanna & Western coach at M & T Railroad’s 1891 Freight Station in Middletown. Although originally built as a   

  • Register for the Annual Conference!

    Will you be attending the Annual Conference in State College? There are four exciting mobile workshops! There are over 40 classroom sessions including Law and Ethics. There is something for everyone. Talk about us on facebook or twitter #APAPA17.

  • State Planning Board Report

    In 2016 The Pennsylvania State Planning Board received a charge from the Governor Tom Wolf to prepare a report with recommendations in three areas: Infrastructure: Recommend incentives for regional planning and coordination of infrastructure investments. Efficient government: Make policy suggestions to remedy problems or inefficiencies of fragmented government. Community revitalization: Recommend how the state can   

  • 2017 Pennsylvania Great Places

    Congratulations to the 2017 Great Places in PA Award Winners! The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce our Great Places for 2017 in two categories: Great Public Spaces and Great Streets. Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want   

  • Healthy Communities in PA Needs Your Input

    Want to help encourage healthy community design in Pennsylvania? This quick (10 minute) survey lets APA Pennsylvania’s Healthy Communities in PA task force know your priorities to help identify the priorities and needed resources in Pennsylvania’s communities. If you are involved with a program or project related to healthy community design, including it in this survey can help you advertise your program as a resource to other Pennsylvania communities