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A Zoning Conversion Map Simplifies Citywide Rezoning

Clarion Associates and Urban Interactive Studios will summarize their collaboration to create an interactive Zoning Conversion Map as part of Albuquerque’s new zoning ordinance and citywide remapping. The Zoning Conversion Map enables the public to scroll throughout the city or zoom into a specific property on a map of existing zoning – while a side-by-side map shows exactly how that property or portion of the city would be zoned under the new system.

Article Title: Konza Technopolis: Kenya’s Approach to a Smart and Livable City

Konza Technopolis is a new planned city expected to break ground on its infrastructure this summer as a flagship project fsupporting Kenya's Vision 2030. Konza is intended to attract global technology firms and higher education institutions in order to catalyze national economic growth — and provide an example of an African smart city. However, it is important to distinguish the terms “smart technology” from “smart city.”

What is a Smart City?

“Smart City” is a term that has been widely popularized on a global scale by technology vendors. The smart city ideal has been proffered as the technological solution to a myriad of community problems resulting from complex transactions and interactions between and within differentiated spaces as well as isolated departments. A smart city can be defined in a very parochial way to denote the ability of a community to manage complexity through the introduction of technological intelligence.

President's Message: Technology in our Profession Spring 2017

A new language is being developed as communities (and the world) are relying on innovations in technology to become smart. This edition of our Chapter newsletter is focused on technology in planning – the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Professional Development Committee Update Spring 2017

Updates on the new AICP exam, CM credits and the 2017 APA Colorado State Conference.

Legislative Committee Update Spring 2017

The State of Colorado 2017 Legislative Session convened on January 11th and will run through May 10th.

Metro Area Representative Update Spring 2017

Updates from your Metro Area Representatives with information about upcoming events.

Longmont: Then and Now

Friday, May 19
4:15 - 6:30
1 CM Pending
Learn about planning in Longmont while touring on the Beer Trolley. Come for education, fun and networking.

Legislative Committee Meeting May 1 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting
Monday, May 1st 2017
Video Conference
Get updated on the newly introduced water bill, construction defects bills and transportation bill.

Doors Open Denver: Explore Our City Inside Out

Doors Open Denver: Explore Our City Inside Out
April 29 & 30



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