APA Minnesota Policy Platform
On March 15, 2016, the APA MN board approved the 2016 APA MN Legislative Policy Platform. The purpose of the platform is to guide committee and chapter advocacy for good planning principles in Minnesota.
The platform includes five planks:
- Sustainable Transportation
Sustainable multimodal transportation enhancing access and mobility
- Livable Communities and Housing
Livable communities made up of affordable and inclusive neighborhoods.
- Comprehensive and Statewide Planning
Fundamental planning principles which incorporate intergovernmental cooperation, effective planning tools, and excellence in citizen involvement.
- Integrated Resource Planning
Integrated renewable energy, local foods, and resilient planning practices that support Minnesota’s interdependent resources.
- Community Health
Integrating public health into planning for equitable, sustainable and resilient communities.