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  • New Edition of the Palmetto Planner is Available

    The January 2017 edition of the Palmetto Planner is now available! Read it here.
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  • SCAPA 2017 Strategic Plan and Budget

    SCAPA Members: The FY2017 Strategic Plan and Budget, as presented and approved at the December 9 Annual Retreat, are available for download. Please note that these documents will be updated once the 2016 records have been finalized and received. Any questions about the plan?  Contact Andrea Pietras (APietras@charlestoncounty.org) or Andrea Harris-Long (AHarris@charlestoncounty.org). Want to volunteer
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  • 2016 SCAPA Awards Program | Call for Nominations

    The South Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association conducts an awards program every two years. The Chapter awards program recognizes outstanding efforts and achievements that advance the art and science of planning in the Palmetto State. Each of the plans, projects, organizations and individuals recognized will demonstrate a contribution to the improvement of the
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  • Fall 2015 Conference Photo Gallery

    The Fall 2015 SCAPA Conference was held on October 14-16, 2015 on the USS Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
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  • Continuing Education Opportunities

    In addition to the upcoming SCAPA Fall 2015 Conference that offers tons of continuing education and networking opportunities, the following events are taking place in and around South Carolina over the coming weeks: Monuments We’d Like to Forget: A Geography Lecture at the College of Charleston by Dr. Steven Hoelscher (University of Texas) Thursday, Oct.
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  • College of Charleston Urban Studies Program hosts FAICP June Thomas Manning, PhD

    The College of Charleston Urban Studies Program has invited FAICP June Thomas Manning, PhD, to visit the College of Charleston on September 21 at 3:00 PM in the Admissions Auditorium (66 George Street, Charleston, SC) to discuss race and urban planning. Objectives of this presentation include: • To review which ethical principles relate to race
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  • Learning Opportunity: SC Clean Energy Business Alliance Business Roundtable

    Plan to attend the South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance’s next Business Roundtable featuring David Gabrielson and Jessica Bailey of PACENow where they’ll discuss Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CPACE) financing options for South Carolina. Events are happening in Charleston on October 29th and Greenville on October 30th. REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scceba-business-roundtable-cpace-opportunities-for-south-carolina-tickets-18438241276 CPACE is an energy
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  • Surgeon General Murthy’s Call to Action on Promoting Walking & Walkable Communities

    Surgeon General Murthy will be launching a Call to Action on Promoting Walking and Walkable Communities on September 9th  at 10:00 a.m. ET.  Details about how to watch the Webcast will be available on the Surgeon General’s website (http://www.surgeongeneral.gov) on the morning of September 9th. The Call to Action will highlight the significant health burden
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  • Educational Opportunity: FHWA Parking Workshop

    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is hosting a FREE workshop, “Contemporary Tools and Approaches for Parking Pricing and Management,” to be held in Durham, NC at the Durham Convention Center (301 W. Morgan St. Durham, NC) on September 14, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This workshop is designed primarily for parking program managers and
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  • Continuing Education Opportunity

    The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) are presenting the 9th National GIS in Transit Conference, September 1-3, 2015, in Washington, DC.  The conference has been approved for 41 AICP CM credits, including 1.5 hours of legal credit, and features an abundance of
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