Planning Accreditation Board Core Values and Mission

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The Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) accredits university programs in North America leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in planning. PAB standards are developed with advice from the public and our sponsoring organizations: the American Planning Association (APA); APA’s American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP); and the Association of Collegiate Schools ...

Town Planning Accredited Degrees and Schools

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Planning profession offers awards degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctorate levels. Town planning degrees provide professional training in the knowledge, skills, and values of the field. Different career goals need different levels of education. The town planning degrees from the Planning Accreditation Board accredited programs must meet agreed-upon standards for ...

Impact and Effect of Highway Development on the Ecosystem

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Highway development most direct effect on ecosystems is the destruction of a natural habitat through its “conversion” to a transportation land use or “right-of-way”. Although natural vegetation may be preserved within the right-of-way, the original natural characteristics of the land are eliminated within the paved area and adjacent roadsides. The clearing ...