• Mobile Workshops at the Conference

    Don’t forget to sign up for some fabulous mobiles workshops happening at this year’s annual conference!  All mobile workshops require an extra fee to cover logistics. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking. See the conference announcement for complete details (starting on page 14).   M1. Enjoy the View: Mt. Washington Tactical Urbanism   

  • APA PA Chapter News: August

    The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… In this age of the pandemic, health and wellness are more important than ever. Planners are right in the middle of the conversation, providing many ways to improve people’s health. This month, read about a cultural district that improves safety, the state’s WalkWorks program, providing trails in   

  • 2021 Pennsylvania Great Places

    Congratulations to the 2021 Great Places in PA Award Winners! The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce the 2021 Great Places in PA. Great Places are unique, memorable places that display a wealth of best practices in community planning, serve as a community focal point, and strengthen the local economy.   

  • Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

    Central Section is pleased to announce the development of a Professional Development Scholarship to its membership. This Scholarship is available for the education and training of planners, public officials, and students in the Central Section, including, but not limited to, Section workshops, Chapter conferences, and AICP exam.  Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on request,   

  • Peter Wulfhorst Receives Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

    Congratulations to our Peter Wulfhorst for receiving a leadership award for Local Government Excellence! Peter began his career in planning in local government as the Pike County Planning Director in August 1986 and continued in that role until February 1999. As County Planning Director he oversaw the development and Pike County’s first Pike County Comprehensive