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2015 APA Colorado Chapter Award Winners

2015 APA Colorado Award Recipients

Steamboat Springs, CO--Once again, APA Colorado Chapter recognized outstanding projects, plans and people of the planning profession during its annual conference at the Sheraton Steamboat Springs Resort & Spa in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Planning projects were honored on the basis of their innovation, ability to provide transferable lessons to other Colorado communities, excellent quality, promotion of community progress and the public good, effectiveness of implementation, and other unique factors that make these projects exemplary.

This year, out of nineteen applications received, the Awards Committee selected ten winners. The Honor Award is the highest level recognized by the Chapter.

This year’s winners were:

Honor Award Winners

Millikin Skate Park – Community Engagement

A Small Town Unites Around a New Skatepark

Click here to view the Honor Award Video for Milikin Skate Park

City of Aspen Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) Guidelines – General Planning Project

NextGen Trip Reduction: Mitigating Development-Related Trips

Click here to view the Honor Award Video for Aspen TIA

Boulder County Comprehensive Creek Planning Initiative – Community Resiliency Award

Boulder County’s Comprehensive Approach to Watershed Recovery

Click here to view the Honor Award Video for Boulder County's Comprehensive Creek Planning Initiative

City of Durango Pre-Existing ADU Voluntary Registration Initiative – General Planning Project

Durango Pre-Existing ADU Voluntary Registration Initiative

Click here to view the Honor Award Video for Durango's ADU Initiative

Transit Zone Evaluations – Student/Recent Graduate Project

Transit Station and Transit Zone Evaluations

Click here to view the Honor Award Video for the Student Project

Merit Award Winners

City of Centennial Legislative Rezoning Public Outreach Process – Project with a small budget

City of Centennial: Citywide Rezoning Public Outreach Process

Westminster Downtown Specific Plan – General Planning Project

A New Downtown for Westminster

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) Regional Nonmotorized Transportation System Plan – Sustainability and Environmental Planning

Innovative Active Mode Planning in the Pikes Peak Region

Golden Triangle Neighborhood Plan, Denver – Community Engagement

Bringing Community Engagement to the Street

Heart & South of Cortez – Community Engagement

Cortez Heart and Soul Receives Colorado APA Merit Award

To see photographs from this year's Awards Reception and others from the conference, CLICK HERE.

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