The following awards were presented at the conference of the California Chapter of the American Planning Association on October 3.

Comprehensive Plan (Large and Small)
Award of Merit: PlanRC, General Plan Update, City of Rancho Cucamonga
Award of Merit: West Los Angeles Veterans Community Plan, The Veterans Collective
Award of Excellence: Sunrise Tomorrow Specific Plan, City of Citrus Heights and Gensler
Award of Excellence: SANDAG 2021 Regional Plan, San Diego Association of Governments

Innovation in Green Community Planning
Award of Merit: Accelerate to Zero Emissions Collaborative San Diego Regional EV Gap Analysis, SANDAG, SDG&E, County of San Diego, APCD, City of San Diego
Award of Excellence: Santa Barbara County Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, County of Santa Barbara Planning and Development Department

Economic Planning and Development
Award of Merit: Innovation Park Planned Unit Development, Environmental Science Associates
Award of Excellence: Spaces as Places, City of San Diego Planning Department

Transportation Planning
Award of Merit: Alternative Congestion Relief/Transportation Demand Management Plan, San Mateo County Transportation Authority
Award of Excellence: Rancho San Antonio Multimodal Access Project, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Best Practices
Award of Merit: City of Milpitas' Innovative Planning Tools for Housing Production, City of Milpitas
Award of Excellence: CAPCOA Handbook for Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions, Assessing Climate Vulnerabilities, and Advancing Health and Equity, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District

Implementation (Large and Small)
Award of Merit: La Placita Cinco, City of Fabrick
Award of Merit: Laguna Niguel Gateway Specific Plan, City of Laguna Niguel
Award of Excellence: SoHay, DAHLIN Architecture | Planning | Interiors

Grassroots Initiative
Award of Merit: Big Bear Workforce Housing Initiative
Award of Excellence: Inclusive Planning for Racially Complex Ethnic Enclaves, Cambodia Town, Long Beach, United Cambodian Community

Communications Initiative
Award of Merit: Biking While Black, Ride in Living Color and Yolanda Davis-Overstreet Consulting
Award of Excellence: Historic Cypress Street Barrio Virtual Tour, City of Orange, Orange Barrio Historical Society

Public Outreach
Award of Merit: Finish The Line! Outreach and Awareness Campaign for the Northern Extension of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line, City of West Hollywood
Award of Excellence: Doheny Village Plan: Community Outreach Strategy, City of Dana Point

Urban Design
Award of Merit: Downtown Dublin Preferred Vision, City of Dublin
Award of Excellence: San Jose Citywide Design Standards and Guidelines, City of San Jose

Emerging Planning and Design Firm
Award of Excellence: VICUS

Planning Advocate
Award of Excellence: Yolanda Davis-Overstreet

Opportunity and Empowerment
Award of Excellence: SCAG’s Disadvantaged Communities Active Transportation Planning Initiative, Southern California Association of Governments

Advancing Diversity and Social Change in Honor of Paul Davidoff
Award of Excellence: Changing Lanes: A Gender Equity Transportation Study for Los Angeles, Kounkuey Design Initiative

Academic Award
Award of Merit: It's Not Just a Sign: Traffic Calming Gives Bump to Safety, UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies

Hard-Won Victories
Award of Merit: Covina Recreation Village Planning and Development Project, City of Covina
Award of Excellence: Santa Rosa Downtown Station Area Specific Plan Update, City of Santa Rosa