Webinar recap: “People are dying on our streets: Why is this happening and how can we talk about it responsibly?”


In our recent webinar, we were joined by three reporters for a discussion about pedestrian fatalities and how people can talk about the issue in a responsible and productive way. The recording of that webinar is now available along with answers to some of the questions we weren’t able to get to live.

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People are dying on our streets: Why is this happening and how can we talk about it responsibly?


The National Complete Streets Coalition continues our webinar series this month by investigating the increasing number of pedestrian deaths on our streets with two journalists who have reported on the topic. Join us next month for a new topic related to creating safer, healthier, more equitable streets.

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Now Hiring: LOCUS Real Estate Policy & Analysis Fellow

LOCUS seeks a full-time Real Estate Policy and Analysis Fellow to support our national coalition of smart growth developers and investors. LOCUS is a program of Smart Growth America, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization working to improve everyday life for people across the country through better planning and development.

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Watch: An Intersections trilogy

Over the two days in Nashville, we were able to ask some of our speakers to share their thoughts on Complete Streets, the importance of equity in our transportation planning and systems, and what creative placemaking means to them. Watch the trilogy of videos below for inspiration. Intersections 2018: Creating Culturally Complete Streets Intersections 2018: … Continued

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Now hiring: Economic Analyst

Smart Growth America seeks a skilled, experienced Economic Analyst with 2 to 6 years’ experience to conduct technical and quantitative analyses regarding a wide variety of issues associated with the built environment and transportation, including economics, housing, real estate development, social equity, and the environment. The Analyst will report to Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic Development, and work across a number of SGA programs, including the National TOD Technical Assistance Program, the Economic Development program, and other transportation and community technical assistance programs.

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Building great places through small-scale manufacturing


Smart Growth America is once again soliciting applications for a new round of free technical assistance for communities interested in using small-scale manufacturing as a strategy to create economic opportunity, boost the prospects of Main Street, and build great places.

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