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  • Ride Pro Website screenshot

    September 19, 2018

    Carpool to Shreveport - Want to carpool with colleagues to Shreveport? Use the Ride Pro Web app to organize or join an existing carpool to the state planning conference. This free service is made available by the...
  • Governor John Bel Edwards signs proclamation

    September 09, 2018

    Community Planning Month Proclaimed - Governor John Bel Edwards has signed a proclamation declaring October 2018 as "Community Planning Month" throughout Louisiana. We are thrilled for our governor to recognize the value of this national...
  • Coping with Loss article in Planning Magazine, 2018-08

    August 27, 2018

    Planning Magazine feature on LA SAFE - The August-September issue of Planning magazine again has a whopping 8-page article featuring Louisiana. In this special issue on climate, the publication includes a discussion on land loss and an...
  • Rosa Parks Transportation Center in Lafayette

    July 12, 2018

    Planning Commissioner Training - The Louisiana Chapter of the American Planning Association, the Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning, and Development District and the Acadiana Planning Commission are co-hosting a Planning...
  • Irma Thomas and Dr. John at NPC10

    April 09, 2018

    Were you there - 2010? - Were you there? The first musical panel in the history of APA conferences occured at the 2010 NPC in New Orleans. It was April11, 2010, a beautiful Sunday, in a windowless room deep in the...
  • NPC 1978 planner's riverboat tour

    April 07, 2018

    NPC 1978 - New Orleans - The first time a riverboat load of planners rode on the Mississippi River was in 1978. The SS President was loaded with 3,000 planners for the welcoming reception of a lifetime. Three bands, great...
  • Chapter Reception Invitation

    March 20, 2018

    Chapter Reception at NPC18 - Members and their guest are invited to attend our Sunday evening reception (April 22nd) along the New Orleans Riverfront at Woldenberg Park and including access to the tall ship Oliver...
  • Strategic Plan cover image (draft)

    February 27, 2018

    Draft Strategic Plan - The Louisiana Chapter executive committee has been working to update the Strategic Plan for our chapter. This process is required every five years. A draft of the document has been posted where you...
  • New Officers 2018

    February 19, 2018

    Welcome New Officers - Responding to trends and opportunities and to member feedback, the slate of Executive Officers has been expanded to include a Vice President and an Outreach and Advocacy Officer. This is based on...
  • Map of Hurricane Harvey flood extent

    September 06, 2017

    Harvey Flood Data - We are keenly aware from TV news, social media and conversations with friends and family that Hurricane Harvey brought "old testament" style flooding to Texas and southwest Louisina. Lynn Dupont, who...

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