About Us Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association
The Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association (TAPA) is a professional organization of over 500 members representing city, county, and state planners and related professions across Tennessee. The mission of our organization consists of three bullet points:
- Offer professional leadership and resources for the development of inclusive, livable communities across Tennessee by providing up-to-date training programs on current planning issues
- Provide professional development opportunities
- Advocate for a highly qualified and diverse network of professional planners
To accomplish this, our website contains numerous resources for our members including:
Planning Commissioner Training Recording Added for Planning Commission/BZA Training
On Friday, November 18th, the Middle Tennessee Section of TAPA hosted a virtual Planning Commissioner and BZA Training. The recording to this webinar has been added to the TAPA video page. It consists of three hours of training on two topics. It is the fifth Planning Commissioner and BZA training TAPA has produced in the past three years, all of which are available online.
YPT Nashville Vision Zero Panel Video Posted of Vision Zero Panel
In October 2022, the Young Prefessionals in Transportation Nashville Chapter joined the Atlanta Chappter for a joint panel discussion on Vision Zero. Four local experts (two each from Nashville and Atlanta) will offer their perspectives on policy and practice regarding safety and equity. The video for this discussion has been posted below.