A map of LOCUS around the country

As a national coalition of leading real estate developers and investors, LOCUS represents smart growth professionals from major metropolitan areas from around the nation. Use this interactive map to learn more about LOCUS’ strong national presence: LOCUS is represented in several major cities, including: Washington, DC Philadelphia, PA New York City, NY Boston, MA Chicago, IL Detroit, MI New … Continued


Now hiring: Policy Director, Transportation for America

Transportation for America (T4America) – a program of Smart Growth America – is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with deep knowledge, experience and interest in transportation policy development and state or local level implementation to help lead the organization’s policy work. This high profile position reports to the Director of T4America and works … Continued


Now Hiring: Complete Streets Equity, Research, and Communications Intern

Now Hiring: Complete Streets Equity, Research, and Communications Intern The Complete Streets Equity, Research, and Communications Intern will support the work of Smart Growth America’s National Complete Streets Coalition, a diverse coalition of prominent national organizations working for the adoption and implementation of Complete Streets policies across the country. The intern will help advance the … Continued

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Now hiring: Economic Analyst

Smart Growth America seeks a skilled, experienced Economic Analyst with two to six years experience to conduct technical and quantitative analyses regarding a wide variety of issues associated with the built environment and transportation, including economics, real estate, social equity, and the environment. The Analyst will report to Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic … Continued


Recorded webinar: Everything you want to know about applying for our 2017 free technical assistance workshops

If you are interested in applying for Smart Growth America’s 2017 free technical assistance workshops — but weren’t able to join us for last week’s informational webinar — you’re in luck. An archived version of the presentation is now available. Watch the archived webinar Watch the archived webinar >> Download the presentation (PDF) >> On … Continued

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LOCUS Director Christopher Coes talks walkable development at Democratic National Convention

Last month, LOCUS Director Christopher Coes joined The Hill for a policy discussion on Real Estate & the U.S. Economy at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Coes joined a panel of real estate thought leaders from across the nation to discuss public policy changes that can incentivize development that generates opportunities and wealth in  low-income neighborhoods. Here are … Continued


How is California implementing Complete Streets?


Equity, Implementation, and Complete Streets in California

Since 2005, California has passed over 100 Complete Streets policies—from large municipalities such as Los Angeles county, to midsize suburbs such as East Palo Alto, to small towns just outside the hills of San Francisco.

Passing Complete Streets policies has been an important step for California, but how does this commitment on paper translate to changes on the pavement? Join our panelists at Street Lights: Illuminating Implementation and Equity in Complete Streets as they deep dive into challenges and successes of integrating social equity goals and implementing Complete Streets in California.

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