Six times a year APA's Planning Advisory Service publishes PAS Memo, an online newsletter covering a wide range of topics relevant to planning practitioners.

PAS Memo delivers. It's the best shop talk around, written by practicing planners and experts in the field eager to share their experiences. Each issue has illuminating case studies with links to online resources for planners who want to dig deeper. APA Members and PAS subscribers have access to all issues.

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Advancing the Economic Development Element in Comprehensive Plans

January/February 2017

How useful is the economic development element in your community's comprehensive plan? Traditional approaches to this chapter of the plan often fall short of delivering innovative strategies that align with market realities. This PAS Memo points out common problems and offers better methodologies and resources to help planners deliver relevant and effective economic development elements for their communities. 


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