Modernize Planning Practices

Planners engage the public and decision-makers to define and work towards the future they desire. With a constantly changing set of variables and stakeholders, planning practices must evolve to meet these new challenges and to make the best use of the resources at hand. 

Resilient Washington: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Local Governments in Washington State.

Resources for Planners to Protect and Enhance Healthy Ecosystems

Policy on Healthy Community Planning

Resource Guide for Healthy Community Planning

Economic Development Road Map for Washington Cities

Resources for Affordable Housing

APA WA Awards Criteria: Social Equity

Sustainable Agriculture and Healthy Food Systems: A Resource Guide for Planners

Sustainable Infrastructure: A Toolkit for Planners    


Building a Local Workforce with Capital Investments

More Resilient Stormwater Systems: Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Planning for Healthy Communities

Adaptive Planning for Climate Resilience

Planning for the New Reality

Regional Collaboration

Inclusive Growth