Best Selling Planning Books

  • Report 

    Coastal Zone Management (PAS 581)

    by: Elizabeth Felter, Marya Morris, FAICP
    More than half the U.S. population lives in coastal watershed counties. How can they break the cycle of damage-rebuild-damage? "Coastal Zone Management" (PAS Report 581) will help them find answers — and find the sweet spot between environmental protection, economic rewards, and social equity.
    List Price
    $25.00
    APA member & PAS subscriber
    $0.00
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    Street Graphics and the Law (PAS 580)

    Fourth Edition
    by: Daniel Mandelker, John Baker, Richard Crawford
    The fourth edition of "Street Graphics and the Law" (PAS Report 580) will help you steer your street graphics program in the right direction.
    List Price
    $25.00
    APA member & PAS subscriber
    $0.00
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    Rural by Design

    Planning for Town and Country
    by: Randall Arendt
    America's suburbs, small cities, and rural areas need new solutions. Find them in an entirely new edition of a planning classic.
    List Price
    $109.95
    APA member
    $79.95
  • Report 

    Sustaining Places: Best Practices for Comprehensive Plans (PAS 578)

    by: David Godschalk, FAICP, David Rouse, FAICP
    PAS Report 578 illuminates the steps and standards for putting sustainability in its place — at the heart of the long-range plan.
    List Price
    $25.00
    APA member & PAS subscriber
    $0.00
  • Book 

    The Charrette Handbook

    The Essential Guide to Design-Based Public Involvement
    by: Bill Lennertz, Aarin Lutzenhiser
    The second edition of The Charrette Handbook is a step-by-step guide to successful charrettes.
    List Price
    $49.95
    APA member
    $34.95
  • Report 

    Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Next Generation (PAS 576)

    by: James Schwab, FAICP
    This updated PAS Report lays out a no-nonsense explanation of the benefits — and limitations — of planning for unpredictable events.
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    $0.00
    APA member & PAS subscriber
    $0.00
  • Book 

    The Planning Commissioners Guide

    New Edition
    by: C. Gregory Dale, FAICP, Benjamin Herman, FAICP, Anne McBride, FAICP
    This step-by-step guidebook gets new planning commissioners off on the right foot and helps experienced commission members navigate their roles.
    List Price
    $29.95
    APA member
    $19.95
  • Book 

    The High Cost of Free Parking

    by: Donald Shoup, FAICP
    One of APA's most popular titles, now updated and in paperback. This landmark treatise argues that cities are getting parking wrong and paying for their mistakes with sprawl, pollution, and higher prices. Donald Shoup shows how better parking policies could make better cities.
    List Price
    $34.95
    APA member
    $24.95
  • Book 

    Grid / Street / Place

    Essential Elements of Sustainable Urban Districts
    by: Nathan Cherry, AICP, Kurt Nagle, AICP
    Grid / Street / Place is a unique approach to understanding urban design through scientific, empirical research.
    List Price
    $54.95
    APA member
    $34.95
  • Book 

    A Decent Home

    Planning, Building, and Preserving Affordable Housing
    by: Alan Mallach, FAICP
    A practical step-by-step guide to developing affordable housing and a sophisticated introduction to housing policy.
    List Price
    $37.47
  • Book 

    Qualitative Analysis for Planning and Policy

    Beyond the Numbers
    by: John Gaber, AICP, Sharon Gaber
    Learn to use a variety of data sources — field research, photography, focus groups, content analysis, and meta-analysis — to support planning and policy decisions.
    List Price
    $34.97
  • Book 

    Project Management for Planners

    A Practical Guide
    by: Terry Clark, AICP
    Certified planner and project manager Terry Clark tells planners how to use his proven system to write comprehensive plans, review proposals and complete planning projects on schedule within the budget.
    List Price
    $42.95
    APA member
    $28.95
  • Book 

    Planning in Plain English

    Writing Tips for Urban and Environmental Planners
    by: Natalie Macris
    This handbook is a great resource for planners who want to write concise, understandable plans and documents.
    List Price
    $23.95
    APA member
    $15.95
  • Book 

    The Job of the Planning Commissioner

    Third Edition Revised
    by: Albert Solnit
    What characterizes an effective planning commissioner? Find out in this essential reference for both new and experienced planning officials.
    List Price
    $31.95
    APA member
    $25.95
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