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:
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:
Small Homes Make Better Cities
Native American Pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh in New Mexico Unites to Save Ancient Dwellings
Going Green: Pedestrian Accessibility Enhances Urban Vitality in Buffalo
American Planning Association 2015 National Conference
April 18-21, 2015
Washington State Convention Center
Sustainability. Climate change. Transportation. Economic development. What’s at the top of your community’s planning agenda? Come to the peak event in planning and come away with the answers you need. Preview the lineup of tracks and symposia.
This compilation contains links to more than two dozen online collections with thousands of images that illustrate smart growth principles.
Find out who participates in the Smart Growth Network (SGN) and how they can help your community.