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In a study published in May 2015, Smart Growth America (SGA) estimates that downtown development would generate 4.7 times the fiscal impact as development on the edge of town in Macon-Bibb County.
Election to the College of Fellows is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners, the professional institute of the American Planning Association, bestows upon a member. This honor recognizes the achievements of the professional as a model planner with significant contributions to planning and society.
Today, APA will be announcing its grant recipients for the Plan4Health project, a program funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. APA was one of three national organizations selected for this program and received $3 million to help increase access to nutritious foods and physical activity in our communities. APA will be redistributing $2.25 million of the grant to APA Chapter-led coalitions. The Plan4Health project is managed through APA’s Planning and Community Health Center.
Join your fellow South Atlantic planners for a reception as part of the APA Conference! All member of the FL, GA, NC, and SC Chapters and any alumni or current student from a sponsoring University are invited to attend.
On Thursday, March 5th two important transportation bills passed the Georgia House of Representatives and were forwarded to the State Senate for consideration.