• 2019 Rudy Bruner Award: Call for Entries

    Call for Entries for the 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) is open! Conferred for more than 30 years, the RBA is a national, biennial design award that recognizes transformative urban places distinguished by their economic and social contributions to America’s cities. Five RBA medalists will receive cash prizes to enhance their projects:   

  • 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   

  • PEMA Circular for 2018 FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance Grants

    If your organization is a Hazard Mitigation stakeholder with PEMA, please see information below. This information details how the grant application process works in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Cut-off for both grant (PDM and FMA) applications (must be complete applications) is December 14, 2018 to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency by 1600 hours. See application   

  • PMPEI Courses

    All PMPEI courses are based on the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC), which is the authority for planning in the Commonwealth. To function as a contributing member of a planning commission or zoning hearing board requires knowledge of how the MPC impacts the job. For that reason an up-to-date copy of the MPC is provided   

  • 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. Queer and the Conversation: The Ethics of Inclusion  (event #9143146 1.5 CM ethics credit) View Now >> Images, Creative Commons and Copyright  (event #9143138, 1.5