Second session of Commonwealth Communities inspires engaging conversation about small business development

On Wednesday, October 20, Smart Growth America and LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors held the second session of Commonwealth Communities: Smart Growth Strategies for Our Emergent Future- a 5-part virtual series of technical assistance sessions exclusively designed for Massachusetts’ elected officials and municipal staff. From October through December 2021, over a dozen expert speakers from across the country will engage audiences in a variety of discussions around walkability, small businesses, transit and TOD, equity in municipal practice, and zoning and land use regulations.

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Nov. 17 & Dec. 15: Commonwealth Communities

This fall, we invite you to join Smart Growth America, LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors, and over a dozen smart growth experts from across the country for Commonwealth Communities: Smart Growth Strategies for our Emergent Future. COVID-19 has dramatically altered our communities and our sense of place. Before Massachusetts began to reopen, we spent months hunkered … Continued


January 8, 2022: TransportationCamp DC

Every year, transportation enthusiasts get together on a Saturday in January to share their ideas and map out new possibilities. TransportationCamp DC is an “unconference” and a totally unique experience. Passionate people like yourself who are ready to participate in the conversation will craft and set the agenda in real-time during the event. We’ll be convening virtually once again this year using Zoom and Slack. After you register, watch your inbox for more information, including how to submit your session ideas between January 3 – 7, 2022.