• 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

  • Become a Sponsor, Exhibitor or Advertiser!

    We invite you to join Pennsylvania’s premier planning event of the year – the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA PA) 2017 Annual Conference. This year’s conference, “Experience, Adapt, Innovate!” takes place October 22-24, 2017 at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA. It promises to be one of PA   

  • 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. Fair Housing: Serious Responsibility, Serious Liability (event #9120416, 1.5 CM law credits) View Now >> Planning Ethics – Dealing with Problem Boards and Board Members (event