January 26, 2023
Uncovering JAPA: How enduring is the support for outdoor dining and street closures post-COVID?
October 20, 2022
Uncovering JAPA: Exploring a more radical conception of urban forestry.
June 23, 2022
Uncovering JAPA: Pandemic-created open streets can be a lifeline, but also exacerbate inequities without careful implementation.
Uncovering JAPA: Understanding how major metropolitan areas have shifted their approach to zoning for density.
November 8, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the City of Austin, Texas' off-premises sign regulations were permissible under the First Amendment.
Uncovering JAPA: An experiment to determine if the number of people impact the quality of a public space?
April 19, 2021
Massachusetts' Shared Streets and Spaces grant program offers a look at improving quality of life by investing in public spaces.
Uncovering JAPA: The grid system of American city streets has tangible implications for equity in mobility, public health, and environmental sustainability.
Uncovering JAPA: Read some early research into whether density aggravates the COVID-19 pandemic.
What planning changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic will be interim fixes, and which will stay permanently?
Uncovering JAPA: In 1969, architect Denise Scott Brown wrote in JAPA about the difficult balance between the urban designer's professional expertise and the public's desires. That discussion continues today.
June 28, 2018
The Planners4Health project in Northern New England implemented a traffic calming demonstration in Gray, Maine, to engage planners and public health professionals in healthy design strategies.
The City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, revolutionized its approach to designing, maintaining, and using its streets over the past five years. A program called Vital Streets has been central to improvement and evolution of transportation in the city.
September 19, 2017
Co-sponsored by APA, the 2017 Design Matters Conference focused on inclusive approaches to educating all ages and interest levels about the built environment.
Digital technology can be good or bad for cities. Which way it goes depends on how well technologists and urbanists work together.
Julián Castro and Janette Sadik-Khan explored the theme of ingenuity in communities at APA's 2016 Policy and Advocacy Conference.
August 22, 2016
The fourth edition of "Street Graphics and the Law" explores the impact of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on free speech as it applies to sign regulation.