APA Nevada Chapter

Reno, NV,

4.01

(4431 reviews)

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Monday, October 14, 2019, 5:09 p.m. CDT

Vision Zero Truckee Meadows: Zero Pedestrian Fatalities by 2030!

3

Metrics are useful in arguing for the realistic potential of these programs. Precedents are all European, but would like more examples of similar US success stories.

Monday, October 14, 2019, 5:05 p.m. CDT

MOBILE WORKSHOP: 4th Street Redevelopment Bus Rapid Transit Tour

5

Surprised to learn about the role of historic corridor research as central to the implementation of a BRT system as living cultural infrastructure/storyteller.

Monday, October 14, 2019, 4:57 p.m. CDT

Microtransit Concept

4

Enjoyed RTCs use of precedents in octa and Sacrament for their 1 year to 6 months of experience. Q/A was informative related to case making for this.

Monday, October 14, 2019, 2:03 p.m. CDT

Tools and Techniques to Address Affordable Housing

4

great overview of regional programming and opportunities for funding

Friday, April 12, 2019, 1:24 p.m. CDT

Planning Excellence and Leadership

5

Great capstone to the Chapter Conference and following up the dynamic women from city issue session.

Friday, April 12, 2019, 1:15 p.m. CDT

OPENING PLENARY: Vegas Growing Up - Welcome to the Big Leagues

4

Tremendous overview of impact of recent development proposals.

Friday, April 12, 2019, 1:13 p.m. CDT

Big City Mayors Talk Big League Planning

5

Great discussion by amazing group of local leaders.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 4:09 p.m. CST

Awards Luncheon Guest Ticket

5

Some excellent planning is being done in Southern Nevada (particularly in Henderson). Good to see this work honored.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 3:51 p.m. CST

Raiders Stadium District Plan

5

Informative session.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 3:41 p.m. CST

OPENING PLENARY: Vegas Growing Up - Welcome to the Big Leagues

5

Excellent session with several of Las Vegas' premier analysts.

Monday, December 24, 2018, 1:45 p.m. CST

NRS 278 & Beyond: A Legal Primer for Nevada's Planners

5

Good intro to Nevada law as I am new to the state

Monday, December 24, 2018, 1:43 p.m. CST

Housing and Community Development in Nevada

4

helpful discussion as it related to CDBG opportunities

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:31 p.m. CST

OPENING PLENARY: Vegas Growing Up - Welcome to the Big Leagues

5

Jeremy Aguero provided a market-focused perspective on the growth potential ofVegas, given the Raiders and the Knights presence in the community's economic structure.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:27 p.m. CST

Moving From Plan to Implementation in the Modern Planning World

5

Clear, concise process explanation at macro and neighborhood level. Outcome-focused.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:16 p.m. CST

NRS 278 & Beyond: A Legal Primer for Nevada's Planners

4

Clear descriptions of the law and its application to daily/long-term local plans and zoning ordinances.

Monday, October 29, 2018, 2:34 p.m. CDT

Raiders Stadium District Plan

1

This was unfortunately one of the most disappointing sessions in a terrific conference. This plan should be more important for the valley.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5:31 p.m. CDT

You, Me and Ethical Quandaries

2

The voting system worked well but group discussion was limited.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5:29 p.m. CDT

Growth Management in the Intermountain West

5

Very interesting review of planning and economics. A change in planning culture would be needed to move forward.

Monday, October 22, 2018, 12:21 p.m. CDT

Planning Excellence and Leadership

5

Excellent

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 1:36 p.m. CDT

You, Me and Ethical Quandaries

5

Fantastic!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:59 p.m. CDT

Big City Mayors Talk Big League Planning

5

Without a doubt, the most inspirational session of the conference! Mayor Goodman really hit home on what it meant to deal with the 1 October 2017 tragedy we faced in Las Vegas, and the other speakers gave great support to bring it all back to what we as planners could do in dealing with any other potential events in the future.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:53 p.m. CDT

You, Me and Ethical Quandaries

5

Phenomenal coverage of ethical issues for planners! Nick and Sandra were awesome and Lisa Corrado also gave great support during the session.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:46 p.m. CDT

Planning and State Politics

4

Good overview of how to deal with the politics in Nevada. Maybe a few solid tips to improve relations with the elected reps in Carson City would have helped.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:43 p.m. CDT

Economic Development in Nevada

5

Excellent review of Nevada's Economic Development since the 2008 downturn and a great preview of what is to come!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:07 p.m. CDT

Smart Growth in Smaller Cities and Rural Areas

5

Great "no holds barred" session highlighting Smaller Cities issues in Nevada. Great interaction with participants about possible solutions and ways to move forward.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:44 a.m. CDT

Growth Management in the Intermountain West

5

Dr. Nelson made an outstanding presentation regarding the state of the Western Region and prognostications for the future.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:39 a.m. CDT

NRS 278 & Beyond: A Legal Primer for Nevada's Planners

4

Marco gave a good review of the basis for Planning Law and how planners can apply the current laws to further good planning in Nevada.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:37 a.m. CDT

Raiders Stadium District Plan

3

Good session; however, the questions raised during the presentation (Robert Fielden) were not adequately answered. Unfortunately, the time necessary to resolve these issues is short!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m. CDT

Housing and Community Development in Nevada

5

This was a most helpful and informational session regarding the housing scene, particularly in Southern Nevada!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:27 a.m. CDT

The future of transit in Southern Nevada: What do we want to be when we grow up?

4

The session was helpful; however, it needs a "refresh" due to important recent developments in the transit realm.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:23 a.m. CDT

Planning Excellence and Leadership

5

APA National President Cynthia Bowen brought forth a number of great takeaway ideas for being the best leader ever!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 12:13 p.m. CDT

Growth Management in the Intermountain West

5

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Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:37 p.m. CDT

Big City Mayors Talk Big League Planning

5

The speakers were so engaging, forthright, and informative in their presentations. They provided excellent insight into the top concerns for themselves personally and on behalf of their cities. I found the discussion about the October 1, 2017 mass shooting particularly moving and inspiring.

Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:33 p.m. CDT

You, Me and Ethical Quandaries

5

This session provided a helpful interview with good examples of realistic ethical dilemmas that could arise in a planner's career. It was interesting to contrast the differences between state law and the AICP code of ethics.

Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:22 p.m. CDT

Nevada's Statewide Resiliency Strategy

5

This session provided an excellent overview of resilience efforts from an emergency management and homeland security perspective. It also provided a clear picture of the impacts related to the 10/1/17 mass shooting and the recovery and resiliency efforts related to it. It was helpful to have a state/county/city perspective in one session.

Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:20 p.m. CDT

Smart Cities & Smart Regions

5

This was a very informative overview of current Smart Cities efforts in the Las Vegas Valley. It was interesting to hear about advancements in information technology and geographic information systems and what the future holds for uses in transportation and communications technology.

Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:16 p.m. CDT

OPENING PLENARY: Vegas Growing Up - Welcome to the Big Leagues

5

Excellent kick-off to the conference and overview of important topics related to the future of Las Vegas.

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:35 a.m. CDT

Federal Lands in Nevada

4

good topic. room was too small

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:34 a.m. CDT

Growth Management in the Intermountain West

5

Great topic and interesting data. Chris is an engaging speaker

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:42 p.m. CDT

Planning Excellence and Leadership

5

Thank you Cynthia for the pep-talk!

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:39 p.m. CDT

Big City Mayors Talk Big League Planning

5

Excellent panel of women mayors.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:38 p.m. CDT

You, Me and Ethical Quandaries

5

Love the group discussions

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:34 p.m. CDT

Planning and State Politics

5

Very interesting discussion, learned a lot. Interesting to learn about how a bill becomes a law in this state and the legislative process.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m. CDT

Smart Growth in Smaller Cities and Rural Areas

4

Nice to see rural NV represented at the conference, some parts of Rural NV are in very good hands.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:24 p.m. CDT

NRS 278 & Beyond: A Legal Primer for Nevada's Planners

4

Always is an interesting topic

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:21 p.m. CDT

Raiders Stadium District Plan

4

super interesting topic! Lots to learn from this project.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:19 p.m. CDT

Smart Cities & Smart Regions

3

everyone on the panel and the moderator were great and had vast knowledge, very interesting topic.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:17 p.m. CDT

Annual Review of the Nevada Leadership Program and Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

4

Dr. Steinmann is very interesting.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:15 p.m. CDT

OPENING PLENARY: Vegas Growing Up - Welcome to the Big Leagues

5

Mr. Aguerro's talk was fascinating

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:19 p.m. CDT

Health Equity in Nevada

4

Access to healthcare is an important issue in our state that needs to be further discussed.

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