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    • Pennsylvania Avenue Corridor / West End, Marianna, Florida

      Community Planning Assistance Team Report
      An APA Community Planning Assistance Team that visited Marianna, Florida, in 2018 recommends attracting new residents, adding landscaping and signs, adding sidewalks and bike facilities, highlighting recreational assets, and reviewing city permitting processes.
    • Planning for Autonomous Mobility

      PAS Report 592
      by: Jeremy Crute, William Riggs, AICP, Timothy Chapin, Lindsay Stevens, AICP
      Autonomous vehicles are poised to disrupt the built environment and planning practices. This PAS Report offers a road map for planners as they develop policy solutions and infrastructure investments for the future of AVs.
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    • Celebrating Downtown Taft

      Community Planning Assistance Team Report
      The City of Taft, California, requested assistance from APA's Community Planning Assistance Team program to assess its downtown. The CPAT's final report covers Opportunities for Success, a Framework for Investment, and an Action Plan.
    • A Framework for Promoting Equity Through Zoning

      Zoning Practice — July 2019
      by: Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice discusses why modern zoning has not produced equitable outcomes, identifies development outcomes that would be more equitable for local communities, and highlights broad opportunities for zoning reforms to support those outcomes.
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    • How to Design Your Scenario Planning Process

      PAS Memo — July-August 2019
      by: Janae Futrell, AICP
      The July/August 2019 PAS Memo guides planners through the steps of scenario planning process design and includes a workbook to help create a roadmap for a scenario planning effort.
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    • Adaptive Reuse

      PAS QuickNotes 80
      by: David Morley, AICP
      This edition of PAS Quicknotes summarizes how local officials and planners can develop and implement a community-wide strategy for promoting adaptive reuse.
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    • A Planner’s Guide to Meeting Facilitation

      PAS Report 595
      by: Milton Herd, FAICP
      Leading a public meeting can be challenging, and this responsibility often falls to planners — but meeting facilitation skills are not usually taught in schools. This PAS Report offers step-by-step guidance in planning, preparing for, and leading a group meeting to a productive outcome.
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    • Housing Reform Through State Legislation and Local Zoning

      Zoning Practice — June 2019
      by: Catherine Hinshaw, Joseph DeAngelis, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice examines influential local zoning approaches to housing affordability challenges, highlights examples of state legislative efforts related to zoning in local communities, and discusses the variety of ways in which states are increasingly engaging in this conversation.
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    • Coding to Avoid the Takings Trap

      Zoning Practice — May 2019
      by: Mark White, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice uses the Supreme Court's 2017 decision in Murr v. Wisconsin to illustrate a set of guidelines to help communities minimize their exposure to financial liability under federal and state takings principles.
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    • More and Better: Increasing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Planning

      PAS Memo — May-June 2019
      by: Kendra Smith
      The May-June 2019 issue of PAS Memo discusses the opportunities and challenges of making diversity, equity, and inclusion regular and critical components of the urban planning profession.
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    • Connecting Downtown Page

      Community Planning Assistance Team Report
      A Community Planning Assistance Team final report on recommendations for Page, Arizona's downtown growth and development.
    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Planning

      PAS QuickNotes 79
      by: Richard Stephens
      This edition of PAS QuickNotes provides a brief overview of drone technology and regulations and highlights three specific ways communities can use unmanned aircraft to improve planning processes.
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    • Standards for Contextual Infill Development

      Zoning Practice — April 2019
      by: Thomas Smith
      This edition of Zoning Practice profiles communities that have taken steps to expand housing options in lower-density residential districts. It highlights specific zoning strategies and discusses how some cities have refined their approaches to better address community concerns.
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    • Planning the Wildland-Urban Interface

      PAS Report 594
      by: Molly Mowery, AICP, Anna Read, AICP, Kelly Johnston, Tareq Wafaie, AICP
      Wildfires pose a growing threat to communities across the country as development in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) accelerates. This PAS Report offers a holistic planning framework helping planners guide land-use decisions to create communities that are safer and more resilient to wildfire.
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    • Applying Algorithms to Land-Use Decision Making

      Zoning Practice — March 2019
      by: Norman Wright, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice reviews simple methods for defining and applying a decision algorithm for land-use cases.
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    • Conservation Limited Development for Local Governments

      PAS Memo — March-April 2019
      by: Wayne Feiden, FAICP
      The March-April 2019 issue of PAS Memo introduces the conservation limited development concept and examines the roles local governments can play in encouraging or leading these projects to meet community goals.
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    • Zoning for Temporary Land Uses

      Zoning Practice — February 2019
      by: Patrick Sloan, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice explores common types of temporary uses, describes why reasonable zoning regulations and procedures are appropriate, and provides recommendations for temporary use zoning provisions.
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    • Inclusive Growth

      PAS QuickNotes 78
      by: David Morley, AICP
      This edition of PAS QuickNotes explains how public officials, planners, and community stakeholders can use their influence over land use and development to support an equitable distribution of community benefits.
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    • Planning With Diverse Communities

      PAS Report 593
      by: Ivis Garcia, AICP, Andrea Garfinkel-Castro, Deirdre Pfeiffer, AICP
      The U.S. will become a “majority-minority” country by the mid-2040s. More than before, planners must serve diverse publics and build inclusive communities. This PAS Report offers the tools planners need to engage people of color and improve quality of life for all in ethnically and racially diverse communities.
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    • The Nexus Between Land Use and Fiscal Balance

      Zoning Practice — January 2019
      by: Ranadip Bose, AICP, Fran Lefor Rood, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice explains the key factors that determine the fiscal impact of different land uses and development patterns and makes a case for a holistic approach to planning and zoning for fiscal balance.
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    • Short-Term Rentals: Regulation and Enforcement Strategies

      PAS Memo — January-February 2019
      by: Jared Munster, AICP
      The January-February 2019 issue of PAS Memo shares lessons learned from the recent experience of the City of New Orleans in regulating short-term rentals.
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    • Public Art and Planning

      PAS QuickNotes 77
      by: Jennifer Henaghan, AICP
      This edition of PAS QuickNotes introduces public art as a tool for placemaking and community engagement.
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    • Fair Housing Is More Important Than Ever

      Zoning Practice — December 2018
      by: Donald Elliott, FAICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice​ reviews the basics of fair housing law, two recent developments in fair housing, and discusses practices to help close the gap between the current reality and the ideal of fair housing.
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    • Rural Event Venues — Rustic Charm and Rural Zoning

      Zoning Practice — November 2018
      by: Douglas Demosi, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice identifies common land-use issues associated with rural event venues and provides guidance to help planners and code administrators draft and administer new zoning regulations for these uses.
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    • Crafting Charrettes That Transform Communities

      PAS Memo — November-December 2018
      by: Holly Madill, AICP, Wayne Beyea, AICP, Bill Lennertz
      The November-December 2018 issue of PAS Memo offers guidance and a case study from the National Charrette Institute to show planners how to craft effective charrettes that can transform communities.
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    • Community Resilience Scenario Planning Model

      Technical User Guide
      The Community Resilience Scenario Planning Model (CRSPM) described in this guide can be used in the context of an overall plan update, as part of special purpose plans, or in developing a standalone community resilience plan and implementation strategy.
    • Balancing Jobs and Housing in the New Economy

      Zoning Practice — October 2018
      by: Thomas Smith
      This edition of Zoning Practice examines recent plans and zoning codes established to create new mixed use districts that combine major employment centers with housing, restaurants, entertainment, and neighborhood services to serve the employees.
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    • Corridor Planning

      PAS QuickNotes 76
      by: Jennifer Henaghan, AICP
      This edition of PAS QuickNotes introduces the concept of corridor planning and provides a primer on the corridor planning process.
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    • Plan4Health Success Story: Equity in Delaware

      by: Michelle Eichinger
      The Planners4Health project in Delaware leveraged the work of the Kent County Plan4Health initiative to scale equitable interventions across the state.
    • Plan4Health Success Story: Building Capacity in Kansas

      by: Lisa Koch, AICP
      The Planners4Health project in Kansas supported integrating planning strategies into established public health coalitions.
    • Zoning and Land-Use Tools in the Wildland-Urban Interface

      Zoning Practice — September 2018
      by: Anna Read, AICP, Molly Mowery, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice discusses discusses a range of land-use and development regulations that affect the extent, design, and ultimate safety of development in the wildland-urban interface.
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    • Integrating Capital Improvements Planning With the Comprehensive Plan

      PAS Memo — September-October 2018
      by: Stevie Greathouse, Liane Miller, AICP, Ming-ru Chu
      This PAS Memo explains how the City of Austin, Texas, developed a new model for the capital improvements program planning process to better involve planners and integrate comprehensive planning into the CIP.
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    • Plan4Health Success Story: Planning in a Time of Health Inequity

      by: Linda Khamoushian
      The Planning for Health Convening for Southern California brought together planners and public health professionals to forge alliances for community health.
    • Charles County Housing Initiative Project: Inclusion, Affordability, and Diversity

      Community Planning Assistance Team Report
      The final report for the Charles County, Maryland, Community Planning Assistance Team Project.
    • Plan4Health Success Story: Strategic Mobility and Health in Louisiana

      by: Fred Neal, AICP
      The APA Louisiana Chapter's Planners4Health project was an exercise in beginning to examine and understand the connection between planning and health in Louisiana.
    • The Effect of Zoning Systems on Plan Implementation

      Zoning Practice — August 2018
      by: Lane Kendig
      This edition of Zoning Practice describes the defining characteristics of Euclidean, conditional, performance, and form-based zoning and evaluates how these characteristics affect comprehensive plan implementation.
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    • Making Space for Student Housing

      PAS QuickNotes 75
      by: David Morley, AICP
      This edition of PAS QuickNotes provides background on the forces driving demand for off-campus student housing and presents a deliberate approach to help host communities accommodate this demand.
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    • Plan4Health Success Story: Missouri Uses Pop-up Traffic Calming Demonstrations

      by: Grace Kyung
      The Planners4Health initiative in Missouri addressed safety concerns by implementing traffic calming demonstration projects in sites across the state.
    • Plan4Health Success Story: Healthy Growth in Washington

      by: Joseph Tovar, FAICP
      The Planners4Health project in Washington leveraged additional funding sources to conduct an assessment of the need for a comprehensive and collaborative review of the state of Washington’s growth planning framework.
    • Design Review: Guiding Better Development

      PAS Report 591
      by: Mark Hinshaw, FAICP, Marya Morris, FAICP
      Get an update on the time-tested tool of design review and guidance on creating effective design review processes, standards, and guidelines to improve development in local communities.
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    • Sign Regulations That Encourage Creative Design

      Zoning Practice — July 2018
      by: James Carpentier, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice summarizes key practical and legal considerations for communities interested in encouraging creative signs to promote community identity and commercial vitality.
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    • Autism Planning and Design Guidelines 1.0

      PAS Memo — July-August 2018
      by: Kyle Ezell, AICP CUD, Galyna Korniyenko, Richard Stein, AICP
      This PAS Memo introduces a framework for planning for people with autism and offers an initial set of planning and design guidelines for the public realm that addresses their needs.
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    • Plan4Health Success Story: Planning and Public Health Unite in North Carolina

      by: Katherine Hebert
      The Planners4Health project in North Caroline continued the momentum of Plan4Health, engaging partners from a range of professions to facilitate healthy community design.
    • Zoning for Coastal Flood Resilience

      Zoning Practice — June 2018
      by: Joseph DeAngelis, AICP
      This edition of Zoning Practice discusses zoning and land-use approaches that can help communities to adapt to coastal flooding risk and highlights relevant zoning reform efforts in Mandeville, Louisiana; Norfolk, Virginia; and New York City.
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    • Transfer of Development Rights

      PAS QuickNotes 74
      by: David Morley, AICP
      This edition of PAS QuickNotes provides general background transfer of development rights (TDR) and summarizes the key steps in designing and implementing a new TDR program.
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    • Plan4Health Success Story: Communicating about Health in Minnesota

      by: Ellen Pillsbury, AICP
      The Planners4Health initiative in Minnesota leveraged the Joint Call to Action to Promote Healthy Communities to advance partnerships across the state.
    • Plan4Health Success Story: Partnering for Healthy Iowa Communities

      by: John Peterson, AICP
      The Planners4Health initiative in Iowa built on the success of the Linn County Plan4Health project, advancing cross-sector partnerships across the state.
    • Movement, Victories, and New Challenges Ahead for CPAT

      by: Ryan Scherzinger, AICP
      APA's Community Planning Assistance Teams program shares some of the success of its past projects with updates from a few communities and provides an update on upcoming new projects.
    • What Does the Farm Bill Mean for Planning and Public Health?

      by: Amy Verbofsky
      Discussions about the next Farm Bill are under way, both in Congress and across the country. Learn more about this multi-year law that authorizes most federal policies governing food and agriculture.
    • East Gateway

      Community Planning Assistance Team Report
      An APA Community Planning Assistance Team visited Greensboro, North Carolina, in December 2017 to help develop a "plan for planning" for a future activity center in East Greensboro. The report is organized into four main sections: public engagement; economic development and housing strategies; the built form; and governance structure.

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