Journal of the American Planning Association. Spring2015, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p141-142. 2p.
A letter to the editor is presented responding to the article "What is a 'Great Neighborhood'? An Analysis of APA's Top-Rated Places," by Emily Talen, Sunny Menozzi, and Chloe Schaefer, included within the issue.
The article discusses letter written by Cynthia Bowen, president at American Planning Association (APA), to Congress expressing concerns about proposal that new federal infrastructure legislation must include to support local communities. Topics discussed include smart investment of APA in infrastructure which is top policy priority, 2019 budget proposal by administration of President Donald Trump and investment in public transportation.
Urban planners, Housing -- United States, and Housing -- Congresses
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses articles in the issue on topics including role of urban planners in the society, housing affordability in the U.S. and webinar series for urbanization.
Organizational resilience and Resilience (Personality trait)
An introduction is provided which discusses articles within the issue on the theme on resilience with topics, including the resilience of American Planning Association (APA), the resilience of cities and empowerment.