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:
AICP CM-Equity Credits Nashville YPT Hosting Webinar on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Nashville's Young Professionals in Transportation Chapter is hosting a virtual panel about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, its impacts in Tennessee, and how it addresses equity from the MPO, nonprofit, and academic perspectives. The webinar will be on May 26th at 12:00 EST/11:00 CST. This webinar has been approved for AICP CM - Equity credits.
TAPA-TSITE 2022 Fall Conference 10/26-10/28 Fall Conference in Knoxville: Inclusive Infrastructure for Today and Tomorrow
TAPA is proud to announce that the 2022 Fall Conference will be a joint effort with the Tennessee Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers Chapter (TSITE). This year's theme will be Inclusive Infrastructure for Today and Tomorrow. The conference committee will be accepting proposals for presentations until June 6th. More information is available on the conference webpage below.
Great Places in Tennessee TAPA Announces Great Places in Tennessee
TAPA is announcing the Tennessee Chapter Great Places Award for Tennessee. This award celebrates neighborhoods, districts, streets, and public spaces that required good planning to become the places they are today. The Tennessee Chapter is accepting awards until July 15th, 2022.