Dec. 13: Join DVRPC’s Public Participation Task Force

Want to represent your community and engage in the regional planning and decision-making process? Apply to be a member of DVRPC’s Public Participation Task Force (PPTF) today!

The mission of DVRPC’s PPTF is to provide access to the planning process,

provide a forum to discuss and learn about timely issues, assist the Commission in implementing public outreach strategies, and to empower citizens to be a part of the planning process. For more details about the PPTF, visit http://www.dvrpc.org/Committees/PPTF/ .
Applications for the 2019 cohort will be open through December 21st, 2018. The application is online here: http://www.dvrpc.org/GetInvolved


/PPTFApplication/. If you have any questions, please contact Shoshana Akins, Public Participation Planner, at 215-238-2817 or sakins@dvrpc.org.
Curious but want to know more? Interested citizens are invited to attend the PPTF meeting on December 13th from 6:00-7:30 PM with dinner for all attendees at 5:30 PM. Come network with current members and learn more about how the PPTF works. To RSVP, please email public_affairs@dvrpc.org by December 12th.


Dec. 17: QUE meet up

Queer Urbanist Exchange (QUE) is invites you to join our monthly meet up at Tabu (200 South 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA) at 5:30 pm on Monday Dec. 17, 2018. We’ll try to bring a rainbow flag for easy spotting, but we’re pretty noticeable.

Facebook Event – https://www.facebook.com/events/2048719185418827/

Meetup – https://www.meetup.com/Queer-Urbanist-Exchange/events/257013737/

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Planners come together for the Southeast Section Annual Event

The Southeast Section’s annual event brought together planners in Lansdowne Borough, Delaware County to explore how communities can leverage history and the arts to revitalize communities. The event was held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and included a walking tour and panel discussion as well as time for socializing.

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Nov. 30 – Webinar: In Retrospect – Hurricane Harvey and the Impact on African-American Neighborhoods

In Retrospect – Hurricane Harvey and the Impact on African-American Neighborhoods

This webcast is hosted by APA’s Planning and the Black Community Division

Time: 2 PM – 3:30 PM – 11/30/2018
Speakers: Derek Hull, Rick Flanagan, John Cooper, Ph.D., Joy Semien

Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/389822346745988097
For more webinars visit www.ohioplanning.org/planningwebcast

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Featured Job Listing: DVRPC, Transportation Planner

DVRPC is looking for a Transportation Planner for their Freight/Aviation Planning Program. Click here for the full job listing!

Transportation Planner, Freight and Aviation Programs, DVRPC

Sponsor APA Pennsylvania Southeast for 2019

The work and programs by the Southeast Section of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APAPASE) aren’t possible without the support of our sponsors. We are releasing sponsorships now for organizations who prefer to take advantage of end of year giving, but are always happy to work with new sponsors.

The sponsorship levels are laid out in our 2019 Sponsorship Package. If you would like to discuss a custom sponsorship, simply contact sponsorship@apapase.org to start the discussion.

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Featured Job Listing: DVRPC, Planner/Research Analyst

DVRPC is looking for a Planner/Research Analyst. Click here to view the full job listing!

Planner/Research Analyst – DVRPC

Dec. 12: Deadline to apply for the 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence recognizes transformative urban places distinguished by their economic and social contributions to America’s cities. Founded in 1986 by architect Simeon Bruner, the award promotes innovative thinking about the built environment by celebrating and sharing the stories of creative and inspiring urban development.

Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about US cities.

One gold medal and four silver medals are awarded each biennial, with the gold medalist receiving a $50,000 cash prize and each silver medalist receiving $10,000.  To be eligible, projects must be urban, built (not just a plan or a program) and in operation long enough to demonstrate impact, and located within the continental United States.

The deadline for entries is December 12, 2018. There is no fee to enter.

More information: rudybruneraward.org

Apply at : http://www.rudybruneraward.org/apply/

Nov. 14 – PA Municipal League Fall Sustainability Conference

PA Municipal League 2018 Fall Sustainability Conference

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Chubb Hotel & Conference Center
309 Manor Road
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Join the dialogue on creating policies and strategies to sustain vibrant communities through the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification program. Convene with municipal leaders and sustainability professionals to learn about the components and benefits of certification, how you can get involved, and hear success stories from Pennsylvania municipalities who have already achieved certification.

Conference runs from 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM. Click the conference poster for a full agenda.

Click here to register.

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ULI PHL: Now Recruiting Members for SEPTA 69th Street Terminal TAP

ULI PHL is recruiting 10-12 members to serve on a two-day Technical Assistance Panel that will provide SEPTA with recommendations on improving customer experience at the 69th Street Terminal. As part of this TAP, SEPTA has requested that ULI members explore opportunities for reprogramming space within the terminal, enhancing wayfinding signage and increasing connectivity to the Upper Darby community.

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