Mobility Management & Coordination for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for the Lansing, MI region

The Michigan Sense of Place Council, representing numerous state agencies under the direction of Governor Snyder, engaged in a partnership with Smart Growth America to provide technical advisory services to six communities of Michigan pursuing livable communities initiatives. The communities are the City of Marquette, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), ReImagine Washtenaw (Washtenaw … Continued

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Mobility Management and Coordination Strategies in Traverse City, MI

The Michigan Sense of Place Council, representing numerous state agencies under the direction of Governor Snyder, engaged in a partnership with Smart Growth America to provide technical advisory services to six communities of Michigan pursuing livable communities initiatives. The six communities were the City of Marquette, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), ReImagine Washtenaw … Continued

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Mobility Management & Coordination Strategies for Marquette, MI

The Michigan Sense of Place Council, representing numerous state agencies under the direction of Governor Rick Snyder, engaged in a partnership with Smart Growth America to provide technical advisory services to six communities of Michigan pursuing livable communities initiatives. The six communities were the City of Marquette, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), ReImagine … Continued

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Ann Arbor, MI’s Washtenaw Avenue Transportation Demand Management Strategy

In 2013, the Michigan Sense of Place Council, representing numerous state agencies under the direction of Governor Snyder, engaged in a partnership with Smart Growth America to provide technical advisory services to six communities of Michigan pursuing livable communities initiatives. The six communities were the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), ReImagine Washtenaw (Washtenaw County), … Continued

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Grand Rapids, MI Transportation Demand Management Strategy

In 2013, the Michigan Sense of Place Council, representing numerous state agencies under the direction of Governor Snyder, engaged in a partnership with Smart Growth America to provide technical advisory services to six communities of Michigan pursuing livable communities initiatives. The six communities were the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), ReImagine Washtenaw (Washtenaw County), … Continued

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Leading Livability: Pilot Transportation Demand Management and Mobility Management Programs of Five Michigan Communities

Michigan, like states across the nation, struggles with shrinking transportation budgets and ever expanding transportation needs. Both infrastructure and populations are aging requiring more services and investment. Although auto travel continues to dominate in many areas of the state, more and more communities are looking to broaden transportation options to both meet local community needs … Continued

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Leveraging State Agency Involvement in Transit-Oriented Development to Strengthen Hawaii’s Economy

This report recommends ways that Hawaii state agencies can leverage transit-oriented development (TOD) to maximize benefits to the State of Hawaii and, by extension, the people of Hawaii. The recommendations were developed through a series of meetings of the Project Stakeholder Group, which consisted of representatives from over 40 organizations, including government, private sector, and nonprofit organizations.

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Senate passes bill to help communities redevelop brownfield sites, urges House of Representatives to do the same

EPA Brownfields funds helped transform the site of a former auto body repair shop into a neighborhood market in an underserved community in Greenville, SC. Photo via.

With sweeping bipartisan support, last week the U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation to help communities across the country clean up and redevelop contaminated land. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), one of the champions of the bill, urged his Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives to do the same.

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