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Guiding Our Growth, A Statewide Conversation About Utah’s Future

Share your opinions about growth by completing a survey.

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Opportunity to Write – Publish – Present

The Utah Land Use Institute, under a grant from the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman and in association with the Guiding our Growth project sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Planning and the Division of Housing and Community Development (Dept. of Workforce Services), is managing a project to: Develop a written summary of the […]

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New center brings U-EPIC research power to the energy transition

The interdisciplinary center helps make sure no one gets left behind in the transition to clean energy

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Speed Traps Have No Long-Term Effect on Speeding

No one likes to get a speeding ticket, but police hand out citations thousands of times a day throughout the United States. In El Paso, along Delta Drive, law enforcement issued 136 speeding citations to drivers in just six days, in an effort to stop speeding along Delta Drive, where many locals had complained about […]

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APA Utah’s 2022 Awards Ceremony

APA Utah 2022 Awards will be held via Zoom on Monday Dec 5, 2022 ⋅ 11:30am – 1pm (Mountain Time – Denver.) CM approval pending.

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Homes on the Range: A Series on Housing Demand, Underproduction, and a Call for Action to Meet Housing Needs in the West to 2030

Prospective We all know intuitively that demand for homes exceeds supply. This pushes up prices and rents, stifles choice, and prevents people from relocating to advance their economic or personal well-being. Although we’ve often had more demand than supply, it seems to be getting worse. Over the next several issues of The Western Planner, I […]

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How Hurricane Sandy Changed the Way We Respond to Disasters

These vital lessons in community-driven recovery and flexible funding can steer post-disaster planning.

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Reflections on Changing Career Paths Midstream

Reflections on Changing Career Paths Midstream by Chuck Doan “Be the captain of your professional development.” That is a saying I have heard more than once in my career. The first time I heard it, I worked for an engineer in a small water system years ago. He would tell me the importance of overseeing […]

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Call For Sessions, Spring Conference 2023

APA Utah’s Spring Conference will be held in Vernal and we want to hear from you!

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Utah Land Use Institute Videos Now Available – CM Approved

Videos are now available for CM credit from the ULUI Conference.

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Request for Comments on the Draft APA Equity in Zoning Policy Guide

National APA, working with drafting teams, delegates from each Chapter, and the national Legislative and Policy Committee have produced a Draft Equity in Zoning Policy Guide and are seeking input from APA members.

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The GNAR Network provides a forum where representatives of gateway communities can meet, share ideas, and identify immediate and high-priority needs that would allow them to make more informed decisions to protect the well-being of their residents and their local economies.

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