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APA PA Chapter News: September

posted on September 29th, 2021  |  Read more

The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… In preparation for the upcoming conference in Pittsburgh, we are featuring articles about Pittsburgh, as well as the Chapter’s Healthy Communities in Pennsylvania Task Force. In this issue, learn about Pittsburgh’s Market Square, Hazelwood Green, and Rebecca Wetzler, the new chair of the Task Force. Enjoy! Educational   

APA PA Chapter News: August

posted on August 26th, 2021  |  Read more

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   

APA PA Chapter News: July

posted on July 27th, 2021  |  Read more

The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… Planning for parks, open space, recreation, natural resources, and historic preservation is one of the most rewarding areas for planners, partially because this type of planning clearly falls into the realm of government action, and partially because the results are so apparent to all and appreciated by   

Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

posted on July 1st, 2021  |  Read more

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,   

APA PA Chapter News: June

posted on June 29th, 2021  |  Read more

The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… One of the main reasons individuals become involved in planning, whether professionally or as volunteers, is that they love places, with all of their unique history, characteristics, and people.  Pennsylvania is blessed with a wide range of interesting and historic communities, and the state’s fascinating landscapes are   

APA PA Chapter News: May

posted on May 25th, 2021  |  Read more

The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… One of the roles of planners is to advocate for planning issues that have been historically overlooked, underfinanced, or pushed aside by market forces. Alternative and active transportation certainly falls into this category, and planners have been making great strides in supporting bike, pedestrian, and public transportation   

Peter Wulfhorst Receives Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

posted on May 20th, 2021  |  Read more

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