Four times a year, APA's Planning Advisory Service publishes a new PAS Report with guidance on current issues and innovative practices.
Planning for Infrastructure Resilience
PAS Report 596
Infrastructure systems and facilities across the country are increasingly threatened by the rising seas and storm events of climate change. The latest PAS Report helps planners ensure that the public investments of today yield infrastructure that can withstand the floods of the future.
Members and Subscribers
PAS Report Archives
APA members and PAS subscribers can download each new report as it is posted, and can download nearly 100 reports published since 1994. Others may purchase PDFs of the reports. PAS subscribers also receive a print copy of each new PAS report.
PAS published its first Information Report in 1949. To celebrate this history, each month we'll present a new report from the archives. We hope you enjoy these fascinating snapshots of planning issues of yesteryear.
The Planning Commission as Viewed by Planning Directors
Information Report No. 200, July 1965
This month's historic PAS Report shares the opinions of planning directors in 1965 as to who makes the best planning commissioners and what makes the best planning commissions.
Become a PAS Report Author
We’re always looking for authors to write or update PAS Reports on a variety of planning topics. Visit the archive to see the list of all past reports and review our proposal submission guidelines. If you have an idea for a PAS Report, please contact Ann Dillemuth at PASReports@planning.org.
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A subscription includes PAS Reports (print and digital), PAS Memo, PAS QuickNotes, and PAS Essential Info Packets. APA members receive digital PAS publications for free.