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The Central Section is a networking and continuing education organization for professional planners in the Central Valley of California. Our members work in private firms, as consultants, or in city/county government. We hope members of the Central Section will find this a helpful site with APA-related news and information.

 

Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network

Last month N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed that Empire Station replace Penn Station, but many challenging parts, e.g., the Hudson River Tunnels, moving Madis...
Posted: February 7, 2016, 1:00 pm
Instead of letting trash collection companies compete to serve customers, several Minnesota cities are negotiating contracts on behalf of their citizens. The...
Posted: February 7, 2016, 11:00 am
When they're not extinguishing actual flames, fire trucks can seem comically over-sized on city streets. Replacing portions of the fleet with smaller respons...
Posted: February 7, 2016, 9:00 am
It's easy to see why Uber would look on a Super Bowl hosted near its Bay Area home would look on the event as a large PR opportunity. Disgruntled Uber driver...
Posted: February 7, 2016, 7:00 am
So the Super Bowl is actually being hosted down the road in Santa Clara, but San Francisco has been Super Bowl City all week. Luckily a feature by The Guardi...
Posted: February 7, 2016, 5:00 am
Good news for the United States is found in a recent series of maps by NASA. Air pollution has significantly improved around the country.
Posted: February 6, 2016, 1:00 pm
London's mayor has proposed a solution to tackle the city's congestion and an expected population increase of 20 percent by 2030: build a system of tunnels t...
Posted: February 6, 2016, 11:00 am
Patano Studio Architecture is doing double duty as advocate and concept designer for an idea called Seattle C.A.P.
Posted: February 6, 2016, 9:00 am