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Planning for Aging Communities Presentation

posted on March 13th, 2019  |  Read more

  On March 11, 2019, fellow planners in District 3 held a joint GPA/AARP Georgia event on aging and livable communities. Speakers included Myrtle S. Habersham, AARP Georgia Ambassador, Age Friendly/Livable Communities and Katie Perumbeti, ARC Lifelong Communities Coordinator. You can view/download the presentation here.

EPG Year in Review – 2018

posted on January 3rd, 2019  |  Read more

2018 was a very successful year for the Emerging Planners of Georgia (EPG). Over the past 12 months, EPG continued to provide multiple opportunities for students and planners who are in the early stages of their careers to learn, network, and just have a good time with each other. EPG leaders planned and held several   …Continue Reading

Remembering Myles Smith, FAICP

posted on December 18th, 2018  |  Read more

It is with sadness that I am writing these notes about Myles Smith who was a great friend and inspiration. I have many fun stories and positive thoughts about Myles. Myles and I collaborated on metro Atlanta regional policy over the years from 1999 until his retirement from Georgia Power. Probably my earliest engagement with Myles occurred with the Regional Development Plan (RDP) “Team”.

Joint GPA/ITE Meeting a Success!

posted on November 29th, 2018  |  Read more

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for this year’s joint meeting between the Georgia Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the Georgia Planning Association (GPA). Together, we hosted more than 130 engineers and planners at Park Tavern to have a meaningful presentation and discussion on transportation and health.