New Resources
Statewide Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Handbook

Statewide Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Handbook

To help state Departments of Transportation develop or update pedestrian and bicycle plans, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released the Statewide Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Handbook. Developed from research, including interviews with nine state DOTs and a review of plans from 15 states, the handbook covers statewide planning from inception and scoping to implementation, including topics like engaging stakeholders and the general public; developing goals, objectives, and strategies; collecting and analyzing data; and linking to larger planning processes.

Learn More:
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/processes/pedestrian_bicycle_handbook/

 


What's Out There

What's Out There

This database raises public awareness of the rich diversity and interconnectedness of our shared designed landscape heritage. Spanning over two centuries of American landscape design, the What’s Out There® database is searchable by landscape name, locale, designer, type, and style.

Learn More:
http://tclf.org/landscapes

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Quotes

"The more successfully a city mingles everyday diversity of uses and users in its everyday streets, the more successfully, casually (and economically) its people thereby enliven and support well-located parks that can thus give back grace and delight to their neighborhoods instead of vacuity."

Jane Jacobs, author
The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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Baltimore Harbor

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference


January 29 - 31, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland


Dozens of sessions; hundreds of speakers! Don't miss the 14th-annual conference, which draws participants from across the country to learn about smart growth efforts. Conference-goers can choose from a dynamic mix of plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, focused training sessions, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and coordinated networking activities. It also will feature exciting tours of model projects in and around the greater Baltimore region.

www.newpartners.org

SGN Image Libraries

This compilation contains links to more than two dozen online collections with thousands of images that illustrate smart growth principles.

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Smart Growth Network

Find out who participates in the Smart Growth Network (SGN) and how they can help your community.


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