Indiana Chapter - American Planning Association


Regional Active Transportation Plan

Posted on January 25th, by Jill Ewing in Transportation. No Comments

By Zach Dripps, MACOG 

In July 2016, the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) adopted their first regional long-range active transportation plan. The plan is a result of a 10-month planning process, which will serve as the bike and pedestrian …

Travels in (Mostly) Northeastern Indiana

Posted on October 21st, by Katie Bannon in Downtowns, Economic Development, Transportation, Urban Design. No Comments

By Katie Bannon, AICP, APA-IN Communications Committee Chair

Most of us know how valuable traveling can be for improving our practice of urban planning. However, I think we too often think only of traveling to faraway locales and undervalue traveling …

You Used Color Markers?

Posted on February 2nd, by Katie Bannon in Economic Development, Environmental Planning, Technology, Transportation. No Comments

By Bob Grewe, AICP, APA-Indiana Southern Region Representative

Over the past couple of years I have found myself becoming increasingly joyous when coming across a new online mapping or data resource.   The pace of development for new products, services and …

Bloomington Releases New Public Road Status Web Application Tool

Posted on November 23rd, by Nate Nickel in Transportation. No Comments

By: Nate Nickel

The City of Bloomington has released a new road status information tool called inRoads.  This new tool is a web application that helps City staff manage information about road closings, lane reductions and sidewalk repairs.  The City …

Bicycle & Pedestrian System Planning in Fishers

Posted on July 7th, by Nate Nickel in Transportation, Uncategorized. No Comments

By: Nate Nickel

Many cities across Indiana are looking for ways to enhance non-motorized transportation options for their residents. In order to continue building and improving upon the community’s bicycle and pedestrian network, the Town of Fishers is developing a …

Terre Haute Celebrates the Wabash River

Posted on January 16th, by Nate Nickel in Transportation. No Comments

By: Nate Nickel

Second Annual Southern Region Educational Event

Posted on October 21st, by admin in APA Indiana, Health, Transportation. No Comments

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By James Roach – Southern Region Representative
Senior Zoning Planner, City of Bloomington, IN

On Friday, August 2nd, the APA-IN Southern Region presented its second annual regional educational event. This year the event was centered on a workshop …

The City of Jeffersonville Plans for Active Transportation

Posted on October 18th, by Nate Nickel in Transportation. No Comments

By: Nate Nickel

The City of Jeffersonville

The Welsh Coast Path – 870 miles of active transportation holiday – generating $24 million to the Welsh economy the first year.

By Vera Adams – Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Ball State University


August brings to mind two things for most Americans – Summer Vacation and Back to School. With our upcoming Fall Conference focused on “Designing Healthy Communities” …