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December 2, 2022
Featured Members
Planners Are Unique Stewards Of The Climate

I am focusing on climate change for my last article as part of APAUtah leadership because I believe this is the single most important issue of our time and one that is squarely in where planners can make a difference.  I hope you will join me in being a steward of the climate.   A […]

December 2, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Guiding Our Growth, A Statewide Conversation About Utah’s Future

Share your opinions about growth by completing a survey.

November 28, 2022
Housing
Nuclear Meltdown

Meet the man who built a multigenerational house. Matt Taylor designed a home that could theoretically house three nuclear units under one roof.

November 22, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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 […]

November 21, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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

November 21, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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 […]

November 14, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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.

November 13, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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 […]

November 4, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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.

November 4, 2022
Policy/Legislative
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 […]

October 31, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Call For Sessions, Spring Conference 2023

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

October 31, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Utah Land Use Institute Videos Now Available – CM Approved

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

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