Community Outreach Connecting People and Technology
The Technology Division strives to connect planning practitioners and the public with how technology and data can not only be useful tools, but understood as a key domain that influences the shaping of place and people.
Be a part of the urban and regional planning data and technology resources by contributing to our GitHub, featured on Planetizen. Those interested in the built environment are invited to review and contribute to the repository.
For more content that helps connect the planning community with technology, read below.
5 Climate Tech Tools to Build Community Resilience
APA’s Technology Division shares datasets, applications, and visualizers that can inform and improve climate change planning.
5 XR Technology Tools That Empower Planners to Connect Vision with RealityThese surprisingly accessible extended reality applications can help planners upskill as they connect with communities, boost stakeholder buy-in, and better plan for uncertainty.
Equitable Community Engagement Requires Learning, Self-Reflection, and Transparency
Five ways planners, engineers, and other allied professionals can establish a long-term, measurable approach to equitable planning.
Augmented: Planners in an Era of Generative AI
Learn more about how AI is impacting the planning field, including a generative AI and planning SWOT analysis.