Plan-It Sustainably Journal

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Sustainability All the Rage at APA PTS

FYI: cross post from APA newsletter:

Come to Dallas/Fort Worth for four days of in-depth workshops at this fall’s Planners Training Service, November 9–12, 2011. For our first PTS workshops in Texas, we’re bringing you the biggest ideas in planning — the ideas you need to solve the problems on your desk today. Sign up now!

Focus on Sustainability and Resiliency . . . 

Learn to make your community stronger, safer, and greener in four workshops designed to help you plan sustainable, resilient communities.

Comprehensive Planning for Sustainable Communities
November 9–10
Everyone wants sustainability. Find out how leading-edge communities are making sustainability work and get concrete ideas for making it part of your comprehensive plan.

Sustainable Transportation Planning
November 9–10
Get up to speed on how transit, walking, driving, and cycling converge. Leave with state-of-the-practice tools to calm traffic and create a greener community.

Preparing for Change: Creating Resilient Communities
November 11–12
Any region with severe weather and a fast-growing population is a natural disaster waiting to happen. Learn real-world lessons that can make your community more resilient.

Back by demand! Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls
November 11–12
Discover how cities and towns around the country are promoting sustainability. Take away new models and proven strategies you can use in your own community. Earn your CM law credits at this popular workshop.

Register for PTS today

Questions? Contact PTS@planning.org.

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