New and Emerging Technology and Data
The Technology Division strives to connect planners with up-to-date information on new and emerging technologies, trends and use of data, technology relevent events, as well as industry vendors. Click around for additional information on our knowledge resources!
Have you ever wondered if there was a national database that merges
planning and technology resources? Check out our Github for planners.
Curious to know more about different technologies and digital tools that
help support the planning profession? Tune into one of our hosted
webinars that incorporate cross-cutting issues relevant to planners.
APA Technology Division GitHub
This repository contains curated list of different urban and regional planning data and technology resources. Those interested in the built environment are invited to review and contribute to this repository.
Github for Planners
The importance of software and data in planning have taken a new meaning
as cities look to do everything from leveraging AI to managing their
curbs. Find out how GitHub can help.
Digital Public Participation
Learn about the success story from a neighborhood in Bogota, Columbia and the planners that leveraged the open-source tool, Streetmix, for public engagement and participation with over 7,000 people.
Digitial Planning in a Digital World
This webcast features planning stories where cities have worked to make their backend (permitting, plan review) and frontend (comprehensive plans, maps) more accessible, engaging, and transparent through digitalization.
Understanding Rural Broadband Technology Options
Access to Smart City technologies and applications that high-speed broadband enables has become one of the most critical factors for our communities, urban and rural.