• Revisiting a Classic in Planning Literature

    RECOMMENDED READING FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE: The Fall 2016 edition of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA) includes a celebration of the 20th anniversary of “Green Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities,”  Scott Campbell’s now-classic article. Below are just three of the articles from the latest edition of JAPA — all of which revisit and consider Campbell’s work in […]

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  • October 2016 – What is Environmental Planning?

    Hello and Welcome to the Environmental Committee.

    But wait, who should participate in the Environmental Committee? (everyone) Do you need to be an environmental planner? (no) And what is an environmental planner anyway? (well, that depends on who you ask.)

    Please share with us your views on what environmental planning means to you.

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  • What’s in a (Division’s) Name? APA-NYM members make headlines at APA National

    APA interviewed Fiona Akins, AICP, and Tracey Corbitt, AICP, both APA-NYM members and former APA-NYM Executive Committee members, about changing the names of their respective divisions, and what specific challenges women and LGBTQ people face in the planning world.  Excerpt from Two of APA’s divisions — the Women and Planning Division and the LGBTQ and Planning Division — recently changed […]

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  • Urban Planning and Pokémon GO: Chris Rhie on what the PokeCraze means for cities

    Chris Rhie, member of APA-NYM’s Urban Design Committee, on the pros & cons of Pokemon Go for cities and city-dwellers: Pokémon GO has swept the nation off its feet and into the public realm. Since it was released on July 6 by Niantic, the app has been downloaded over 30 million times and has seen its daily active user […]

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  • 2017 APA National Conference in NYC!

    We are currently planning next year’s convention, and we are looking for eager and driven chapter members to help out. Get involved and help us make the 2017 Conference the best one ever!

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