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Awards Spotlight: Three Creeks Confluence

Three of Salt Lake City’s creeks—Red Butte, Emigration, and Parleys—spill into the Jordan River at 1300 South and 900 West in Salt Lake City. Sandwiched between an auto shop and half-burnt home, the site existed in a neglected condition—paved over with a dead-end segment of road.

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Utah County Planners Tour

On August 4th Utah County planners from Lehi to Santaquin joined Provo City Development Services Director, Bill Peperone, for a tour of the new Provo City Hall. Provo City recently opened their new 204,000 square foot state-of-the-art city hall building. The new facility was designed as an essential facility to be able to function during […]

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A Coordinated Approach to Managing Growth and Planning for Capital Improvements

The transportation planning process for the agencies within the MPO are closely coordinated with other land use, water, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, and other infrastructure plans. 

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Awards Spotlight: Eagle Mountain Parks, Trails, & Open Space Master Plan

Through the public engagement process, city leaders and community interest groups identified the importance of wildlife in the city and verbalized the desire to protect important migration routes.

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APAUT AWARDS – Call For Nominations

American Planning Association Utah Chapter 2022 Awards Program FULL PACKET HERE: 2022 Awards Information and Nomination Application Packet final CALL FOR NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: NOMINATIONS ARE DUE MONDAY, 15 AUGUST 2022 by 5:00 pm The American Planning Association Utah Chapter (APA Utah) is accepting nominations for awards to recognize plans, projects, programs, and individuals that are […]

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Awards Spotlight: Lindon City 700 N. Small Area Plan

Lindon City received a UDOT Planning Grant in 2020 to develop a small area plan to help determine the future land use plan in order to guide economic development, zoning, open space, transit connections, commercial development and housing opportunities.

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“Walkable City” Book Discussion at APA Utah Fall Conference 22

“Walkable City” Book Discussion at APA Utah Fall Conference 22 September 9, 2022, in Lehi, Utah   On September 9, 2022, APA Utah will host a lunchtime discussion of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time by Jeff Speck during Fall Conference 22 in Lehi, Utah. Walkable City, which was […]

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Don’t Pause the Gas Tax, Redirect It

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of APAUT. Congressman Jake Auchincloss — The president recently advocated for a gas tax holiday, which would save drivers only a few dollars over a few months. It also does not address […]

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The tips and principles in this messaging guide will help you talk to Utahns about population growth….

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Streets Closed to Vehicular Traffic

This article was originally published on Addison Del Mastro’s Substack The Deleted Scenes, and is shared here with permission. All images for this piece were provided by the author. How do you get suburbanites and small-town Americans to embrace car-free streets? Have a festival! Back in April, my wife and I went to the Flower […]

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APAUT Elections

Ballots for APAUT elections have been distributed to our membership.   Please expect your personalized ballot directly from the vendor. The email will come from APA Election Coordinator <>.   Please see the following information for member support regarding ballots:   For technical support (available Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Central Time, […]

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Awards Spotlight: University of Utah Research Park Strategic Vision

The University of Utah Research Park (UURP) is committed to creating and maintaining a next-generation innovation community for Salt Lake City.

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