The American Planning Association networks planners, citizens, and elected officials to make great communities happen.
New Urbanism Division
The homepage of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners provides programs, information, links and publications about urban planning.
Sustainable Communities Division
Modern planning practice emerged in response to the economic and population growth pressures of 20th century America. City leaders wanted separation between residential, commercial, and industrial areas; land developers wanted organized transportation and utility infrastructure; and later, citizens demanded protection for sensitive environmental and cultural resources.