A current listing of news related to the Georgia Planning Association, the State of Georgia, Legislative Updates / Alerts, and 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.
Norcross recently unveiled “LiveNorcross” to promote inclusiveness and prosperity in the community by introducing affordable housing options through the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH) program.
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
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”.
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.
Georgia Tech’s Student Planning Association (SPA) is launching a professional mentorship program that matches emerging planners with current graduate students in SCaRP.